When Abraham Buford was born on 31 July 1749, in Culpeper, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Buford, was 41 and his mother, Judith Early, was 39. He married Martha McDowell on 4 October 1788, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Scott, Kentucky, United States in 1784. He registered for military service in 1776. In 1784, his occupation is listed as eventually settled in the bluegrass region of kentucky, on military bounty lands in excess of several thousand acres, where he helped found that state's horseracing industry. in Scott, Kentucky, United States. He died on 30 June 1833, in Georgetown, Scott, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Georgetown Cemetery, Georgetown, Scott, Kentucky, 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 .
The Battle of Waxhaws/ Buford's Massacre May 29, 1780 at Waxhaws, South Carolina American Forces Commanded by Col. Abraham Buford StrengthKilledWoundedMissing / Captured 35011315053 British Forces Co …