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Peter Field

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Major Peter Field
Born in Henrico/New Kent, Colony of Virginiamap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Virginia, USAmap
Died in St Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, USAmap
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Biography

Peter Field, Major (John1) was born 1640 in Henrico County, Colony of Virginia, and died July 24, 1707 in New Kent Parish, VA. He married Judith Soane on October 21, 1678 in Chickhominy, Charles City County, VA, daughter of Henry Sloane and Judith Fuller. She was born Abt. 1646 in Litlington, Sussex, England.

Children of Peter Field and Judith Soane are: +2i.Martha3 Field, born February 23, 1680/81; died February 1776. +3ii.Mary Field, born February 03, 1678/79; died August 13, 1715.[1]

Major Peter Field was a public figure during colonial times. Several of his descendants joined the Colonial Dames based on his public service. He was born Charles City County, Virginia ca. 1647. By 1678, he moved to Henrico County, Virginia, and his home was named Curtis Plantation. In the levy of 1678, he was assessed with seven tithables. On October 21, 1678, Peter married Judith Sloane Randolph, widow of Henry Randolph and daughter of Henry Sloane, Speaker of the House of Burgesses. On November 15, 1678, Peter was commissioned Justice of the Peace in Henrico County, and he also served as a major in the colonial militia.

Shortly before his death, Peter moved to New Kent County, Virginia, and there is a record in the New Kent Parish Register of his death on July 24, 1707, and burial on July 29. A deed on record there in August, 1707, speaks of him a s deceased. In July, 1709, there was recorded a deed from Thomas Jefferson and his wife Mary, daughter of Peter Field, late of New Kent County, deceased. On August, 1711, a deed from John Archer and Martha, his wife, to William Randolph, for 961 acres left Martha by will of Peter Field.[2]

Name

Name: Peter /Field/[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 1640
Place: Henrico/New Kent, Colony of Virginia[13][14][15][16][17]
Birth:
Date: 1642
Place: Virginia[18]
Birth:
Date: 1647
Place: Henrico/New Kent, Colony of Virginia[19]
Birth:
Date: 1642
Place: Virginia[20]


Death

Death:
Date: 24 Jul 1707; 29 Jul 1707
Place: New Kent Parish, Colony of Virginia[21][22][23][24][25]
Death:
Date: 24 Jul 1707; 29 Jul 1707
Place: St. Peter's Parish, New Kent, Virginia, USA[26][27]

Residence

Residence:
Place: Virginia[28]
Residence:
Date: BEF 1676
Place: Charles City, Colony of Virginia[29]
Residence:
Date: 1678
Place: Henrico County, Virginia[30]

Occupation

Occupation:
Date: BET 1678 AND 1705
Place: Appointed Justice of the Peace/Henrico Virginia[31]
Occupation:
Date: 1682
Place: High Sheriff/Henrico[32]
Occupation:
Date: 1693
Place: Made a burgess/Henrico County, Virginia[33]

Event

Event:
Type: Court
Date: APR 1681
Place: guardian of Henry Randolph, son of Henry, deceased/
Event:
Type: Land Transaction
Date: 1693
Place: conveyed land to Henry Waltnall/[34]
Event:
Type: Inheritance
Date: 1695
Place: mentioned in Will of brother-in law John Soane/[35]
Event:
Type: Land Transaction
Date: 1690
Place: Deed to daughters Martha and Mary; neither of age/[36]

Marriage

Husband: Peter Field
Wife: Judith Soane
Child: Martha Field
Event:
Place: MARRIED/
Marriage:
Date: 21 OCT 1678
Place: Chickahominy, Charles City Co., Virginia[37][38][39][40][41][42][43][44][45]
Event:
Type: Move (M) (M)
Date: BEF 1707
Place: New Kent Parish, Colony of Virginia[46]
Husband: Peter Field
Marriage:
Date: 17 FEB 1642
Place: Lewes, Sussex[47]

Sources

  1. http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/LIPFORD/2006-06/1150043165
  2. http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=norvan&id=I74399
  3. Source: #S1207
  4. Source: #S1203
  5. Source: #S1174 Page: SAR Membership Number: 89736
  6. Source: #S1130
  7. Source: #S1131
  8. Source: #S1213
  9. Source: #S1258
  10. Source: #S1130
  11. Source: #S1201
  12. Source: #S1211
  13. Source: #S1207
  14. Source: #S1130
  15. Source: #S588
  16. Source: #S1201
  17. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059 Text: . MAJOR PETER FIELD (James, Theophilus, John),* b. in Virginia between 163o and 164o; m. ; wife d. s. p.; m., 2d, in Chickahoming, Va., Oct.s1, 1678, Mrs. Judith (Soane) Randolph.Peter Field resided in Charles City, Va., and removed soon after 1676, for he was living in 1678 in Henrico. On Aug. 1, 1692 he made a deposition in which he stated his age was about forty-five years.
  18. Source: #S1203
  19. Source: #S1131
  20. Source: #S1130 Page: Source number: 1246.099; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1
  21. Source: #S1174 SAR Membership Number: 89736
  22. Source: #S1258
  23. Source: #S1201
  24. Source: #S1211
  25. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059-1060 Mentioned in Thomas Jerfferson as deceased.
  26. Source: #S1131
  27. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059 Text: Shortly before his death he removed to New Kent, and there is on record a deed in August, 1707, speaking of him as deceased.
  28. Source: #S1258
  29. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059 CONT Data: Text: . MAJOR PETER FIELD (James, Theophilus, John),* b. in Virginia between 163o and 164o; m. ; wife d. s. p.; m., 2d, in Chickahoming, Va., Oct.s1, 1678, Mrs. Judith (Soane) Randolph.Peter Field resided in Charles City, Va., and removed soon after 1676, for he was living in 1678 in Henrico.
  30. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059 Peter Field resided in Charles City, Va., and removed soon after 1676, for he was living in 1678 in Henrico. In the levy of that year he is assessed with seven tithables.
  31. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059 On Nov. 15, 1678, he was commissioned justice of the peace of Henrico, and as Captain and Major Field he remained a member of the coast for many years, until August, 1705.
  32. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059
  33. Source: #S1712 Page 1059
  34. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059 In April, 1693, a deed from Peter Field and wife Judith, formerly widow of Henry Randolph, conveying land to Henry Waltnall.
  35. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059 The will of John Soane, dated Dec. 1, 1695, mentions his mother Judith Soane, widow of Henry, brother Peter Field, etc
  36. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059 The will of John Soane, dated Dec. 1, 1695, mentions his mother Judith Soane, widow of Henry, brother Peter Field, etc
  37. Source: #S1130 Page: Source number: 4084.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: DP1
  38. Source: #S588
  39. Source: #S1131
  40. Source: #S1130 Page: Source number: 1246.099; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1
  41. Source: #S1201 Page: Birth year: 1642; Birth city: of; Birth state: VA
  42. Source: #S1130 Page: Source number: 1246.099; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1
  43. Source: #S1130 Page: Source number: 4084.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: DP1
  44. Source: #S1131
  45. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059 Data: Text: . He married Judith, widow of Henry Randolph, of Henrico, and daughter of Henry Soane, and Judith, his wife
  46. Source: #S1712 Page: 1059 Shortly before his death he removed to New Kent, and there is on record a deed in August, 1707, speaking of him as deceased.
  47. Source: #S1213
  • Source: S1130 Author: Yates Publishing Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004; Repository: #R4
  • Repository: R4 Name: Ancestry.com Address: Online Data Base E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S1131 Author: Heritage Consulting Title: Millennium File Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2003; Repository: #R4
  • Source: S1174 Title: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011; Repository: #R4
  • Source: S1201 Author: Edmund West, comp. Title: Family Data Collection - Individual Records Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2000; Repository: #R4
  • Source: S1203 Author: Edmund West, comp. Title: Family Data Collection - Births Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2001; Repository: #R4
  • Source: S1207 Author: Godfrey Memorial Library, comp. Title: American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 1999; Repository: #R4
  • Source: S1211 Author: Edmund West, comp. Title: Family Data Collection - Deaths Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2001; Repository: #R4
  • Source: S1213 Author: Edmund West, comp. Title: Family Data Collection - Marriages Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2001; Repository: #R4
  • Source: S1258 Title: Christ Church Parish, Virginia Records, 1653-1812 Publication: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 1999; Repository: #R4
  • Source: S1712 Author: Frederick Clifton Pierce Title: Field Genealogy: Being the Record of All the Field Family in America, whose Ancestors Were in this Country Prior to 1700, Vol II Publication: Name: Hammond Press; Location: Chicago; Date: 1901; Repository: #R21 NOTE Accessed via Google books Feb 23 2015
  • Repository: R21 Name: google books Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S588 Title: Private Email received from Doug Tucker 8 June 2006 with accompanying gedcom


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On March 23, 2015 at 23:32GMT Bill Brooks wrote:

Field-2097 and Field-286 appear to represent the same person because: they have the same death date and spouse.

On November 20, 2014 at 07:31GMT Liz Shifflett wrote:

Field-1837 and Field-286 appear to represent the same person because: text of Field-1837 matches information in datafields for Field-286. see also p 268 at http://www.jstor.org/stable/1914683 (added full citation as comment on Field-286)

On November 20, 2014 at 07:28GMT Liz Shifflett wrote:

see p 268 at link:

Henrico County: Virginia: Beginnings of Its Families: Part III William Clayton Torrence The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 4 (Apr., 1916), pp. 262-283 Published by: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Article DOI: 10.2307/1914683 Article Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1914683



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