The New Nation James Garrard

James Garrard

James Garrard (1749-1822)—son of Col. William Garrard (c.1715-c.1786) of Stafford. James resided at Hampstead on Poplar Road (Route 616) in Stafford. During the American Revolution, James served as a captain in the Stafford militia. From 1779-1780 James represented Stafford County in the Virginia House of Delegates. From at least 1779-1784 James was a justice for Stafford. In 1784 he moved to Kentucky and served as the second governor of that state from 1796-1804.