Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sunday's Obituary: Francis H. Hereford

Alexandria Gazette
22 October 1851

Mr. Francis H. Hereford departed this life in Independence, Mo. on the 17th of July 1851.  Mr. Hereford was born November 23d, 1810, in Prince William county, Va.  Before leaving that State he was married to Miss Sarah Foot, a sister of the distinguished Gen. Foot of Mississippi.  He had been a citizen of Missouri for some time -- after residing in Boonville several years, he moved to Independence, where he died.

[Francis H. and Sarah Hereford are buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Independence, Mo. --cgl]

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