Brig. Gen. John Dabney

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John Dabney

Birthdate:
Birthplace: St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Death: Died in Hanover County, Virginia, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of Cornelius Dabney, II and Sarah Ann Dabney
Husband of Anna Dabney
Father of Mary Massie; Anne Terrell; Mary Minor; William Dabney; John Dabney and 8 others
Brother of George Dabney; William Dabney; Cornelius Dabney; Mary Elizabeth Maupin; Frances Maupin and 3 others

Occupation: Commanded Dabney's Legion at Yorktown at the time of Cornwallis' surrender.
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About Brig. Gen. John Dabney

John Dabney was born in Hanover County, Virginia, 1724, and died 1821. His wife was Anna (Harris) Dabney. Their daughter, Elizabeth married Bernard Brown.

While there are materials which assert that General Dabney command "Dabney's Legion" at Yorktown at the time of Cornwallis' surrender, that unit was more likely commanded by Captain George Dabney and his brother Charles.


He commanded Dabney's Legion at the siege of Yorktown.

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Brig. Gen. John Dabney's Timeline

1697
1697
Spotsylvania, Virginia
1725
October 17, 1725
St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
1732
1732
Age 6
Virginia
1740
October 2, 1740
Age 14
Virginia
1742
September 14, 1742
Age 16
Virginia
1744
1744
Age 18
<Virginia>
1749
May 3, 1749
Age 23
Albemarle County, Virginia, Colonial America
1751
June 18, 1751
Age 25
Province of Virginia
1756
1756
Age 30
Hanover County, Virginia, Colonial America