John Wesley Foard, Esquire

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John Wesley Foard, Esquire

Birthplace: Somerset, MD, United States
Death: 1795 (67-68)
Mint Hill, Mecklenburg, NC, United States
Place of Burial: Indian Trail, Union County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Ford Foard and Rebecca Self
Husband of Catherine Foard
Father of Elizabeth Arenid Morris; Zebulon Milton Foard, Sr.; Henry Ford; George C Ford; Washington Ford and 1 other
Brother of Sarah Foard; Esther Jane Ford; Rebecca Payne; Nancy Pressley; Margaret Foard and 4 others

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About John Wesley Foard, Esquire

John Foard was a signer of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, 20 May 1775. He was one of a commission sent to confer with the Patriots of Rowan County at Salisburg before the war came on. His will is dated 25 Apr 1798. His wife Catherine Robinet and their children were (1) Zebulon(will dated 28 Feb 1805) who married Elizabeth, and had John, Ezekiel, Zebulon, William, Rueben and Elizabeth; (2) Elizabeth, who married William Morris. A sketch of John Foard written for the Southern home of 20 Aug 1878 and republished in the Charlotte Observer 10 Aug 1913 states he came from Virginia to North Carolina with his young wife, Catherine Robinet and two children Zebulon and Elizabeth then 7 years old.

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John Wesley Foard, Esquire's Timeline

Somerset, MD, United States
Chester, PA
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
December 23, 1767
Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, USA
North Carolina, United States
Age 68
Mint Hill, Mecklenburg, NC, United States
April 25, 1798
Age 68
Ritch Cemetery, Indian Trail, Union County, North Carolina, United States
November 12, 1810
Mississippi, United States
March 25, 1816
Marion, Mississippi, United States