Maj. John Hereford

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John Hereford, Ill

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Fairfax, Virginia
Death: Died in Mercers Bottom, Mason, West Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Mercers Bottom, Mason, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hereford, II and Margaret Peggy Hereford
Husband of Elizabeth Margaret Hereford and Sarah Hereford
Father of Thomas Patterson Hereford; James Madison Hereford; John Wesley Hereford; William Patterson Hereford; James Henry Hereford and 11 others
Brother of Thomas Ammon Hereford and Francis Henry Hereford

Managed by: Erica "the Disconnectrix" Howton
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About Maj. John Hereford

DAR Ancestor #: A054068

John Hereford, who was born in Fairfax county, Virginia, who was of Revolutionary fame, held the rank of Adjutant Major under General Lafayette at the siege of Yorktown. Few men ever enjoyed higher reputation for sterling honesty and veracity. In his nature, brave, generous, and magnanimous he commanded respect and won esteem wherever he went. Without an enemy in the world he lived; admired and regretted by all he died in the 89th year of his age. 


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Maj. John Hereford's Timeline

February 3, 1758
Fairfax, Virginia
June 26, 1786
Age 28
June 12, 1788
Age 30
September 26, 1790
Age 32
May 28, 1794
Age 36
Fairfax County, Virginia, United States
December 11, 1796
Age 38
April 12, 1805
Age 47
March 24, 1807
Age 49