James B Hepford

1837–24 August 1914 (Age 77)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James B

When James B Hepford was born in 1837, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John William Hepford, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Hess, was 22. He lived in Spring Valley, Greene, Ohio, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1863. He died on 24 August 1914, in Marion Township, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Xenia, Greene, Ohio, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John William Hepford
1813–1894
Elizabeth Hess
1815–1893
James B Hepford
1837–1914
John William Jr. Hepford
1842–1873
Lydia E. Hepford
1840–1888
Catherine A Hepford
1844–1917
Joseph David Hepford
1846–1887
Barbara Ella Hepford
1848–1919
Daniel O Hepford
1852–1872

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 26

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gepfert, one of the many variants of Gottfried , or from a personal name formed with the stem Geb- as in Gebhardt .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Hepford in household of John W Hepford, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James L. Hepford, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James B Hepford - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: military-service: 29 June 1863;

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.