When Reuben Hosford was born on 13 October 1758, in Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Isaac Hosford, was 41 and his mother, Mindwell Loomis, was 36. He married Anna Thomas about 1783. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 10 November 1801, in Poultney, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Poultney, Rutland, Vermont, United States.
English: probably a variant of Horsford . The surname has been established in Ireland (Cork) since the 17th century.