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.

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John William Hepford
Elizabeth Hess
James B Hepford
John William Jr. Hepford
Lydia E. Hepford
Catherine A Hepford
Joseph David Hepford
Barbara Ella Hepford
Daniel O Hepford

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World Events (7)


Age 9

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

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.

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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;

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