Lieutenant John Hord

Male Aft 1735 - 1808  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Lieutenant John Hord 
    Title Lieutenant 
    Born Aft 1735  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1808  Shady Grove, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I272008483025  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2013 

    Father William Hord, Sr,   b. 1717, Port Royal, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1777, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Lucy Norvelle,   b. 1710, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1777, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1730 
    Family ID F246729425891  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ann Peyton,   b. Unknown, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sally or Sarah Hord,   b. Abt 1777, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Frances Hord,   b. Unknown,   d. 1817
     3. William Hord,   b. Unknown
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F246729425944  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Margaret Hawkins,   b. Unknown, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1818 
    Children 
     1. John Hord,   b. Unknown
    +2. Hiram Hord,   b. Abt 1786, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1843, Barren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
     3. James Hord,   b. Unknown
     4. Hawkins Hord,   b. Unknown
    +5. Thomas Hord,   b. Unknown,   d. 20 Apr 1855, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Robert Hord,   b. 4 Mar 1794, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, New Orleans Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F246729425945  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Aft 1735 - King George County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1808 - Shady Grove, Caroline County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • I HAVE NO PROOF OF HIS DATE OF BIRTH OR DEATH. IT IS NOT IN THE BOOKS I HAVE READ BUT IT SEEMS MANY FAMILY TREES STATE THESE DATES FOR HIM BUT I SEE NO SOURCES OTHER THAN SOMEONE ELSE'S TREE WHOSE LISTED THEIR SOURCE AS ANOTHER TREE THAT HAS NONE EITHER. ONE BIG CIRCLE.
    • Ref: "Genealogy of the Hord Family" by Rev. Arnold Harris Hord, 1898

      States: John 3 (William 2 , John 1 ), married Annie Peyton, of Stafford County, Virginia, a descendant of Sir Edward Peyton, of Isleham, Cambridge, England. She died, leaving three children. John Hord then married Margaret Hawkins, of Essex County, Virginia, whose family claims descent from Admiral Hawkins of the British navy. John Hord was a staff-officer in the Revolution, and did much service. He was a man of highly enterprising spirit, of great strength of mind, and a fund of information rarely to be found. He was " Lieutenant Fourth Continental Dragoons from January 20, 1777, to ." (See Heitman's " Register of Continental officers.")
    • Ref: "The Hord Family of Virginia" by Alfred Harris Hord

      States: John Hord (William,' John') was Lieutenant
      in the Fourth Dragoons, Continental Army, January 20,
      1777 to " (Heitman's "Historical Register of Offi-
      cers of the Continental Army ")?

      August 14, 1777, John Hord was appointed Ensign in Captain Stern's Company of Caroline County Militia (Minute Book, Caroline County).

      January 8, 1778, John Hord was appointed Ensign of Militia (Minute Book, Caroline County).

      February 12, 1778, John Hord was recommended to the Governor for a commission of Second Lieutenant of Caroline County Militia (Minute Book).

      " 1779, John Hord was Captain in Lee's Light Dragoons and served to " (Heitman's " Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army," Revised and Enlarged, 1914, p. 301). This regiment was commanded by " Light Horse Harry " Lee, father of General Robert E. Lee.

      August 9, 1781, John Hord was appointed guardian of the children of his brother William Hord (Caroline County).

      August 12, 1784, Deed from John Hord to John Pickett (Minute Book, Caroline County).

      July 8, 1784, Deed from John Hord to Robert G. Beverly (Minute Book, Caroline County).

      John Hord was executor of the will of his uncle, Ambrose Hord, proved October 11, 1781, and December 10, 1799, suit was brought against John Hord by Thomas Hord, James Hord and others, regarding the estate of Ambrose Hord (Minute Book, 1799-1802, p. 69, Caroline County).

      May 16, 1787, John Hord, executor of Ambrose Hord,deceased, brings suit against Charles Brown and Thomas Sneed (Minute Book, 1787-89, p. 96, Caroline County).

      June 14, 1771, " It is ordered that James Stokes pay John Hord 350 pounds of tobacco for attending this Court fourteen days as evidence for him against James Daniel " (Caroline County).

      September 10, 1778, John Hord and William Boutwell appointed " Viewers of the Road " (Caroline County).

      August 9, 1787, John Hord and Margaret, his wife, were complainants against Abraham Willson, Executor of John Boutwell, who was executor of John Hawkins, surviving executor of William Hawkins. " It is ordered that defendants pay complainants out of estate of William Hawkins 256-14s.-6d. balance of legacy devised to complainant Margarett in and by will of said William Hawkins " (Minute Book, 1787-89, p. 179).

      January 14, 1782, John Hord was an appraiser of the
      estate John Carter (Minute Book, 1781-85, p. 38, Caroline
      County).

      October Court, " It appearing to the Court that Little-
      page's bridge was finished and received last November or-
      dered that the Treasurer pay John Hord this county's pro-
      portion of nine thousand pounds of tobacco " (Minute
      Book, 1781-85, p. 22, Caroline County).

      November 3, 1806, John Hord executes a deed to Fitzhugh Daniel (Essex County Records).

      July 18, 1787, John Hord patented 53 acres of land (" Virginia County Records," Vol. VH, page 33, by Crozier). There is a deed in Prince William County, Virginia, dated August 5, 1798, recorded August 25, 1798, from " William Thornton Alexander and wife to John Hord, of Caroline County," conveying to the latter 1005 acres of land in Prince William County.

      John Hord owned and lived at " Shady Grove," Caroline County, Virginia.

      John Hord married, first, Annie Peyton; second, Margaret Hawkins, of Essex County, Virginia. There is a deed in Essex County, dated August 28, 1798, from " John Hord and Margaret his wife, conveying to William Thornton Alexander, 290^ acres of land in the upper end of Essex County for 550 pounds sterling " (Deed Book 35, page 92, Essex County).


      December 19, 1808, Margaret Hord and others execute a deed to John Hawkins (Essex County Records).

      Margaret (Hawkins) Hord died about the year 1818, as there is a record of her son, " Hiram Hord as Administrator of Margaret Hord, February 9, 1818," in Caroline County (Bond Book, page 179).






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