Capt John Thomas Buford

Capt John Thomas Buford

Birth
Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Death 10 Oct 1774 (aged 38)
Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 80076139 · View Source
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s/o John and Judith (Early) Buford

h/o Anna Watts m. 1756

f/o John b. Oct 13, 1757 William b. 1768,
Nancy b. Oct 14, 1771

In his adult years he chose to answer to the name of Thomas, leaving his first name behind.
Served under Braddock and Col George Washington as a Lieutenant. He also served as a Captain of the Bedford County Riflemen under Colonel William Christian in General Andy Lewis' expedition against the Indians. He was wounded in the fierce battle at Point Pleasant by the indians. He died the night of October 10, 1774 where he was laid to rest at mouth of the Great Kanawah River.


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  • Created by: Rick
  • Added: 8 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80076139
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt John Thomas Buford (5 May 1736–10 Oct 1774), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80076139, citing Pioneer Cemetery, Point Pleasant, Mason County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Rick (contributor 47419892) .