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Archer Gray Herndon
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1795
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1867
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Herndon was one of the "Long Nine" and was elected State Senator in 1836. He was then in the Land Office in Springfield from 1842 to 1849. Archer Herndon was the founder of the pioneer Herndon family of Sangamon county and the father of William H. Herndon, Abraham Lincoln's law partner. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Day Herndon (1790 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  William Henry Herndon (1819 - 1891)*
  Elliot Bohannon Herndon (1820 - 1895)*
  Archer Gray Herndon (1825 - 1890)*
  Nathaniel Forquer Herndon (1829 - 1835)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Feb 22, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 20391
Archer Gray Herndon
Added by: Carole Herndon Weimer
 
Archer Gray Herndon
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Archer Gray Herndon
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Rest in heavenly peace, Archer.
- Lois Maxey Storm
 Added: Oct. 18, 2013
rest in peace cousin
- darlene potts
 Added: May. 11, 2013

- Kay Herndon-Foglesong
 Added: Feb. 21, 2013
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