When John Buford was born on 21 September 1707, in Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Buford, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 19. He married Judith Early on 17 March 1735, in Middlesex, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 17 September 1787, in Bromfield Parish, Culpeper, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79.
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 .