Col George Wythe Munford

Photo added by George Seitz

Col George Wythe Munford

  • Birth 8 Jan 1803 Henrico County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 1882
  • Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 6018969

The son of William and Sarah Radford Munford married Lucy J. Taylor on 20 November 1828. Lucy died in 1835. George Munford again married on 29 November 1838 to Elizabeth T. Ellis. They had eleven children. During the Civil War Munford served as the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Virginia. He reported directly to Governor John Letcher. Letcher delegated the responsibility of furnishing the Virginia State flag to the military units serving her to Munford. He signed the Virginia State Seal and had it imprinted on government documents. One shows on the Proclamation of Secession dated 14 June 1861.





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  • Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 8 Dec 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6018969
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col George Wythe Munford (8 Jan 1803–1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6018969, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George Seitz (contributor 40539541) .