When Thomas Buford was christened on 21 May 1682, in Christ Church, Middlesex, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Beauford Sr, was 19 and his mother, Mary Warren, was 18. He married Elizabeth in 1704, in Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died before 7 July 1761, in Virginia, British Colonial America, and was buried in Virginia, British Colonial America.
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 .