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Edward Herndon

Birthplace: Caroline County, Province of Virginia
Death: Died in Madison County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Herndon; Sarah Ann Herndon and Ann Drysdale
Husband of Mary Ann Herndon
Father of James Herndon; William Pendleton Herndon; Benjamin Houston Herndon; Elizabeth Herndon; Rachel Herndon and 9 others
Brother of Elizabeth Herndon; Lucy Herndon; Owen Herndon; William Herndon, Jr.; Sarah Herndon and 1 other
Half brother of William Herndon; William Herndon; Joseph Herndon; John Herndon; Mary Herndon and 4 others

Occupation: Military Captain in Revolutionary War
Managed by: Paula Renee Jordan
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About Edward Herndon

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA (Soldier). DAR Ancestor #: A054151

Revolutionary War: He was a CPT in COL Francis Taylor's Regiment. He enlisted from Spotsylvania County. Records in the Defense (War) Department in Heitman's Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army during the Revolution, p 900, and in History of Revolutionary Soldiers, Virginia State Library, p 215.

He was a Baptist and was arrested in 1771 for preaching the gospel without ordination from the Church of England (state church) or license from the General Court.

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Edward Herndon's Timeline

July 16, 1738
Caroline County, Province of Virginia
February 9, 1764
Age 25
February 28, 1764
Age 25
Albemarle, Virginia, United States
May 9, 1765
Age 26
Culpepper, Virginia, United States
Age 27
Age 28
May 6, 1768
Age 29
Orange County, Province of Virginia
Age 32
Orange County Virginia
Age 33
Culpeper County, Province of Virginia