When Charles Buford Sr. was born on 30 June 1797, in Woodford, Kentucky, United States, his father, Abraham Buford, was 47 and his mother, Martha McDowell, was 31. He married Henrietta P. Adair on 13 November 1821, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Scott, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 4 January 1866, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island Township, Rock Island, Illinois, United States.
Altered form of French Beaufort or of its English altered form Beauford . Compare Bufford .
History: American bearers of this name are mostly descended from Richard Beaufort or Beauford, who came from England to Lancaster County, VA, in 1635. He was born in England as a son of a French Huguenot immigrant John Beaufort and is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors (as Richard Beauford or Beaufort or Buford). See also Beaufort .