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 Archer Gray Herndon

Archer Gray Herndon

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 3 Jan 1867 (aged 71)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Herndon Grounds, Block 34
Memorial ID 20391 · View Source
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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. He had three other sons: Archer Gray Jr., Nathaniel Forquer and Eliot Bohannon. He also had a sister, Frances Fanna Herndon, who was married to Elisha James. She was born in Virginia in 1790.


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  • Maintained by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 22 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20391
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Archer Gray Herndon (13 Feb 1795–3 Jan 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20391, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Connie Nisinger (contributor 74) .