James Dunford

1804–
Virginia, United States

The Life of James

James Dunford was born in 1804, in Virginia, United States as the son of John Dunford and Rebecca.

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Family Time Line

John Dunford
1785–
Rebecca
–1850
John Dunford
1789–
Joseph Dunford
1789–
Josiah S Dunford
1793–
Robert Dunford
1792–
John William Dunford Jr
1793–1878
Polly Dunford
1796–
James Dunford
1804–
Jesse Dunford
1808–1880

Parents and Siblings

    Male1785–Male

    Rebecca

    Female–1850Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (3)

1804

Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 0

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 8

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Dunford Bridge, a hamlet near Penistone, West Yorkshire, so called from the river Don (a British name, possibly meaning ‘river’) + Old English ford ‘ford’, or from Dunford House in Methley, West Yorkshire, which is named in Old English as ‘Dunn's ford’ ( see Dunn 2). Reaney suggests that the name may also have arisen from places called Durnford in Somerset and Wiltshire. (Great) Durnford in Wiltshire was named in Old English as ‘hidden ford’ (dierne + ford).

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

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