John HORD ID#3435, b. 1 December 1766, d. 3 August 1803
Father*Mordecai HORD1 b. a 1715, d. a Sep 1783
Mother*Sarah Winston CARR1 b. a 1732, d. a 1783
Marriage*John HORD married Ruth HUNTER, daughter of Alexander HUNTER and Martha "Patsy" HAIRSTON.1 
Birth*John HORD was born on 1 December 1766.1 
He was the son of Mordecai HORD and Sarah Winston CARR.1 
WillIn Mordecai HORD's will dated 29 September 1783 in Henry, Virginia, John HORD was named as an heir; He mentions sons Stanwix, William, John, Mordecia, daughters Jane Fleming (wife of John Fleming), and Mary Hord. George Waller and William Hord as executors. - Henry County Will Book 1, pages 177-180. FSL 7645134-118.2,3
ProbateHe was mentioned in the probate of the estate of Mordecai HORD on 15 May 1791 in Henry, Virginia; On 15 May 1791, an accounting of the estate of Mordecai Hord was presented to the probate court. - Henry County Will Book 1, page 205-207. FSL 7645134-132.3,2
Deed*On 26 March 1798, John Hord and his wife Ruth convey 400 acres on Horsepasture Creek to George Hairston, Sr.. This is the land George Hairston Jr. built the Hordsville Plantation home. - Henry County Deed Book 6, pages 457-458. FSL #7898571 image 457.1
Death*John HORD died on 3 August 1803 at age 36.1 
Burial*John Hord is buried near the Hordsville Plantation in Henry County. He is not buried in the enclosed cemetery behind the house.1,4 
Probate*His estate was probated on 26 August 1803 in Henry, Virginia, and he gives estate to wife Ruth and residue to daughter Sally C..1 
ProbateHis estate inventory was probated on 30 January 1804 in Henry, Virginia; Henry County Will Book 2, pages 73-75. FSL 7645134-228. 


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  1. [S258] The Hord Family of Virginia: A Supplement to the Genealogy of the Hord Family, Compliled by Reverend Arnold Hord, (1915).
  2. [S3684] Adams, Lela C., Henry County, Virginia, Will Abstracts Vol. I & II 1777-1820. Southern Historical Press, Inc., Easley, South Carolina, 1985., Personal Collection - printed book.
  3. [S3781] Henry County Virginia Will Book 1-3 1777-1831 - Family Search Library Film 7645134., Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  4. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
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