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 Soane 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.
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 Soane Randolph, widow of Henry Randolph and daughter of Henry Soane, 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.
↑ 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.
↑ 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.
↑ 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.
↑ 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.
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
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Source: S588 Title: Private Email received from Doug Tucker 8 June 2006 with accompanying gedcom
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)
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