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Mary (Field) Jefferson (1679 - 1715)

Mary Jefferson formerly Field
Born in Henrico, Colony of Virginiamap
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Wife of — married 20 Oct 1697 in Henrico County, Colony of Virginiamap
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Died at age 36 in Henrico, Colony of Virginiamap
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Note John Ragsdale married Mary Jefferson, not Mary Field



Mary is the daughter of the Late Major Peter Field in 1708 per an indenture[1]


Birth Date: 3 FEB 1678/79[2]
Birth Place: Henrico Co., VA.
Father: Peter Field b: Abt 1635 Virginia[2]
Mother: Judith Soane b: Abt 1645 Henrico, Virginia[2]


Marriage: Thomas Jefferson b: 1679 Henrico, Virginia
Married: 20 Nov 1697, Henrico, Virginia,
  1. Judith Jefferson b: 30 Aug 1698 -1786 married between 1717 and 1718 to George Farrar 1692-1772
  2. Thomas Jefferson 1701-1765
  3. Field Jefferson b: 16 Mar 1703 married 10 April 1732, Henrico Co., VA, to Mary Frances Robertson 1706-1750
  4. Peter Jefferson b: 29 Feb 1708 in ,Virginia married 3 October 1739, Goochland Co., VA, to Jane Randolph
  5. Mary Jefferson b: Aug 1708 in Henrico, Virginia 1709-1755 married 5 April 1732, Virginia, to Thomas Turpin 1708-1790
  6. Martha Jefferson 1710-1797 married to Bennett Goode ca 1706-1768/


Death Date: 13 Aug 1715 (aged 36)[2]
Death Place: Henrico County, Virginia, USA[2]
Burial: Unknown


  1. see p 174: Letters and Other Papers, 1735-1829 The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol. 23, No. 2 (Apr., 1915), pp. 162-192 Published by: Virginia Historical Society Stable URL: Page Count: 31
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 24 August 2021), memorial page for Virginia Mary Field Jefferson (3 Feb 1679–15 Apr 1715), Find a Grave Memorial ID 64448319, ; Maintained by Thomas K. Brigham (contributor 47406429) Unknown.
  • Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.
  • Kinnexions web site, ancestor of both Griffith BOWEN and Margaret FLEMING, "Electronic."

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Is there a source for the image of her?
posted by Ken Spratlin
see p 268: 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 DOI: 10.2307/1914683 Stable URL:

see also (married 20 Nov 1697)

posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett
see p 174:

Letters and Other Papers, 1735-1829 The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol. 23, No. 2 (Apr., 1915), pp. 162-192 Published by: Virginia Historical Society Stable URL: Page Count: 31

posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett
Field-2765 and Field-1 appear to represent the same person because: identical dates, same family

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