Henry Warford

1741–13 October 1784 (Age 43)
Bethlehem Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Warford was born in 1741, in Bethlehem Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, Dr Joseph Warford, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Banner, was 28. He married Elizabeth Van Hook in 1763. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 13 October 1784, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Henry Warford
1741–1784
Elizabeth Van Hook
1746–1805
Marriage: 1763
Joseph Warford
1756–1810
Elizabeth Warford
1766–1817
Benjamin Warford
1768–1838
Joseph Warford
1768–1844
Deborah Warford
1770–1851
Rachel Warford
1771–1861
Mary Ann Warford
1775–1833
Hannah Warford
1776–1864
Lydia Warford
1780–1829

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1763
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (2)

1775

Age 34

During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the "Ten Crucial Days" and remembered by the famous phrase "the times that try men's souls". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time.
1776

Age 35

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Warford in Cheshire, which is named with Old English wær, wer ‘weir’ + ford ‘ford’. The surname is now more common in Suffolk than in Cheshire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Story Highlight

Family of Henry & Elizabeth Warfield, pg. 21

"At age 18 he left home and went to Kentucky and married Mary Worford. In 1818 he moved again to Indiana where after the death of his wife, he married Nancy Butler Ferguson, widow.

Sources (1)

  • Joseph Worford in the Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993

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