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Buford Chapter National Society

Daughters of the American Revolution

Chapter organized June 1, 1910

Chapter chartered January 27, 1911

4-008-WV

Named for Captain William E. Buford, of the House DeBeaufort, French Huguenot was born 1745 in Bedford County, VA. He rendered Colonial Service 1771-1776. His Revolutionary Service was with the Fifth and Eleventh VA Regiments, Fifteenth Battalion, enlisting December 1776. Afterwards he was made Captain of the Fifteenth VA Regiment. His name is on the Roll (Honorably discharged) in 1779. Military records show all six of the Buford brothers were officers in the Revolution.

Buford Chapter Motto:

"You are the light of the world."

Buford Chapter Theme:

     "Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill can not be hid. Neither do men light a candle,
and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light
shine so before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven."
Matthew 5:14-16 (KJV)

 

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