Heald Family of Concord Mass, Chester VT, and Canton ILL; Related Lines, and Interesting Connections

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  • ID: I422
  • Name: Peter PENFIELD 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 13 SEP 1743 in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut 4 5 1
  • Birth: 25 SEP 1743 in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut 6
  • Title: Capt.
  • Census: 1790 New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut 7
  • Census: 1800 New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut 8
  • Event: Military service Revolutionary War
  • Death: 12 JAN 1812 in Harpersfield, Delaware, New York 5 9
  • Death: 28 JAN 1812 in Harpersfield, Delaware, New York 10 11
  • Burial: Harpersfield Cemetery
  • Note:
    1st Lieutenant Silliman's Connecticut State Regiment, July to December, 1776; Captain Connecticut Militia,
    1777-1778.

    From AGBI Vol 134 p9:

    Reference: Survey of the Scovils or Scovills in Eng. and Amer. By Homer Worthington Brainard. Hartford, Ct. 1915. (586p.):314 Thatcher-Thatcher gen. By John R. Totten. New York. 1910-18. (842p.):196, 356, 359-60 Gen. Column of the " Boston Transcript". 1906-1941.( The greatest single source of material for gen. Data for the N.E. area and for the period 1600-1800. Completely indexed in the Index.): 5 Jan 1931, 897 History of Woodstock, Ct. Gen. Of Woodstock fams. By Clarence Winthrop Bowen. Norwood, Ms. 1930-43. (8v.) V.1 is the hist. And the other 7 v. are gens. Each v. paged and indexed separately.).8:434

    and

    Rolls and lists of Ct. Men in the Rev. 1775-1783. Ed. By Albert C. Bates. Hartford, Ct., 1901-1909. (Vols. 8 and 12 of the "Collections" of the Ct. Hist. Soc.) (2v.).8:196, 208, 224; 12:154


    From History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield Volume 3 page 251:

    PENFIELD, PETER
    Pension Files, W 16679, Hannah, widow of Peter


    Delaware County, N. Y., 3 Dec. 1836. Hannah Penfield of Harpersfield, aged 92 yrs., widow of Peter Penfield, a Capt. in the Revolutionary War. Her memory of the details is not exact, but he was absent from home in service a considerable part of the time. Was absent in N. Y. during a Winter season, and also in a Summer season. Her maiden name was Hannah Lewis; married at Fairfield, date forgotten. Peter died at Harpersfield at a forgotten date.

    3 Dec. 1836. Cyrenus Gibbs, aged 68, Harpersfield, N. Y., where he had resided since 1789, deposed that Peter Penfield and wife moved to said town in 1805. Was well acquainted with Peter who was reputed to have been an officer in the Revolutionary War.

    James Ells of Harpersfield, aged 58 yrs., moved to said town in 1803. The Penfields moved there in 1805, etc.

    Copy of Act providing for raising Conn. troops.

    Amos Stevens of New Fairfield, aged 80, knew Peter Penfield; he removed from Fairfield to New Fairfield previous to Revolutionary War, and Hannah his wife was with him. Peter served, Fall 1777, 6 weeks, as Capt. under Col. Joseph P. Cooke. Deponent was private in said Co. In Summer 1779, the Co. again called to service, 6 weeks at Crump Pond. Deponent also served, Capt


    Mary Hobart of Fairfield, born and always lived there. Knew Peter Penfield who married Hannah Lewis. He was son of Peter Penfield, and was married long before his father's death in Fairfield. She also knew his wife well, who visited at her home before the war, etc. He was called Capt. Peter.

    Peter Penfield Jr. and Hannah Lewis were married 1 Aug. 1763 by Noah Hobart, V. D. M. First Congregational Record, certified 9 Nov. 1836, by Rev. Lyman H. Atwater.
  • Change Date: 23 MAR 2012 at 13:28:06



    Father: Peter PENFIELD b: 14 JUL 1702 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island
    Mother: Mary ALLEN b: 6 AUG 1708 in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut

    Marriage 1 Hannah LEWIS b: 16 OCT 1744 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts
    • Married: 1 AUG 1763 in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut 5 1 12 13 14
    • Note:
      John Thacher's will states:

      "...to the children of dau Fear LEWIS dec'd as followeth: to
      Elisabeth PENFIELD, six shillings within the year of my decease and the like sum to each of the
      others as they arrive to the age of twenty one years..."
    • Change Date: 21 AUG 2009
    Children
    1. Has No Children Abigail PENFIELD b: 4 MAR 1764 in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
    2. Has No Children Lewis PENFIELD b: 9 NOV 1765 in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
    3. Has No Children Sarah PENFIELD b: 2 SEP 1767 in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
    4. Has No Children Peter PENFIELD b: 27 MAR 1770 in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
    5. Has Children Ebenezer PENFIELD b: 26 FEB 1773 in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
    6. Has No Children Nancy PENFIELD b: 1775 in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
    7. Has No Children David PENFIELD b: 12 AUG 1779 in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
    8. Has No Children Joseph PENFIELD b: BEF 7 OCT 1781 in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
    9. Has Children Joseph PENFIELD b: 22 JUL 1785 in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
    10. Has No Children Benjamin PENFIELD b: 19 JAN 1787 in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut

    Sources:
    1. Author: Penfield, Florence Bentz
      Title: Genealogy of the Descendants of Samuel Penfield
      Abbrev: Penfield Descendants
      Publication: Reading, PA; Harris Press, 1963
      Date: 6 JAN 2012
      Page: 9
    2. Author: Frederick A. Virkus
      Title: FTM Family Archive CD #200: Compendium of American Genealogy 1600s-1800s
      Page: 413
    3. Title: Bateham / Penfield Family Register
      Note:
      Received copy from Sandra Carr 14 Sep 2002.
      Date: 5 AUG 2009
      Page: 10
    4. Author: Schott, Nancy E.
      Title: Barbour Collection: Fairfield 1639-1850
      Publication: 1998
      Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com
        Date: 29 APR 2013

      Date: 29 MAY 2011
      Page: 106
    5. Author: Jacobus, Donald Lines
      Title: Families of Old Fairfield
      Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com
        Date: 29 APR 2013

      Date: 25 JUN 2011
      Page: 2:753
    6. Title: Bateham / Penfield Family Register
      Note:
      Received copy from Sandra Carr 14 Sep 2002.
      Date: 5 AUG 2009
      Page: p. 10
    7. Title: 1790 US Census CT-Fairfield-New Fairfield PeterPenfield
      Publication: Roll M637_1; Image: 0420
      Date: 4 AUG 2009
    8. Title: 1800 US Census CT-Fairfield-New Fairfield PeterPenfield
      Publication: Roll 1; Page: 98; Image: 55
      Date: 8 AUG 2009
    9. Title: Bateham / Penfield Family Register
      Note:
      Received copy from Sandra Carr 14 Sep 2002.
      Date: 5 AUG 2009
      Page: 11
    10. Author: Penfield, Florence Bentz
      Title: Genealogy of the Descendants of Samuel Penfield
      Abbrev: Penfield Descendants
      Publication: Reading, PA; Harris Press, 1963
      Date: 6 JAN 2012
      Page: p. 9
    11. Author: Compiled from several sources and submitted by Annette Campbell
      Title: Harpersfield Cemetery Records
      Text: Peter Penfield, Deacon d. Jan 28, 1812 Age 68y
      Hannah Penfield d. Sept 15, 1839 Age 95y wife of Deacon Peter
    12. Title: Mayflower Vital Records, Deeds and Wills, 1600s-1900s
      Publication: Genealogy.com Family Archive Image
      Page: Mayflower Deeds and Probates, John Howland p. 312
      Text: Will of John Thacher Esq.
    13. Author: Bailey, Frederic W.
      Title: Early Connecticut Marriages
      Publication: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1997
      Repository:
        Name: Ancestry.com
        Date: 29 APR 2013

      Date: 31 MAY 2012
      Page: 6:38
    14. Title: Bateham / Penfield Family Register
      Note:
      Received copy from Sandra Carr 14 Sep 2002.
      Date: 5 AUG 2009
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