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John Warfield (1674 - bef. 1718)

John Warfield
Born in Middle Neck, Anne Arundel County, Province of Marylandmap
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Husband of — married 1696 [location unknown]
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Died before before age 44 in Abington, Anne Arundel County, Province of Marylandmap
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Biography

1674 Birth and Parents

John Warfield was born 1674 in Millersville, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. He was the eldest son of Captain Richard Warfield (1646-1703) and his wife Elinor Browne (1649-1719) [1]

John Warfield was born 1674 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the son of Richard Warfield, born before 1650, died 11 February 1704, and his wife Eleanor Browne, b. 1646 in Manchester, England and died 13 February 1714 in Anne Arundel County. [2]

John Warfield [3]

John Warfield was born in 1674 in Middle Neck, Anne Arundel County. [3]

Siblings

John was the eldest of seven children born on the Warfield Plantation.

  1. Richard Warfield 1675–1755[1]
  2. Rachel Warfield Yates 1676–1709[1]
  3. Alexander Warfield 1677–1740[1]
  4. Mary Warfield Howard 1679–1700[1]
  5. Benjamin Warfield 1680–1718[1]
  6. Elinor Warfield Dorsey 1683–1752[1]

1696 Marriage

In 1696, John married Ruth Gaither, oldest daughter of John Gaither, of South River. [4]

The marriage took place on 16 Feb 1696 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. [3]

He married Ruth Gaither, daughter of John Gaither, founder of the Gaithers of Maryland. [1]

On 16 Feb 1696 in All Hallows Church, Anne Arundel Co MD, he married Ruth Gaither, the daughter of John III & Ruth (Beard) Gaither of South River, Anne Arundel Co MD.[1]

In 1696, John married Ruth Gaither, oldest daughter of John Gaither, of South River. Their sons were Richard, John, Benjamin, Alexander, Edward and Philip, all of whom located upon the frontier outposts, in Howard. John Warfield's daughters were Ruth, wife of Richard Davis; Mary, wife of Augustine Marriott and Elinor who died a maiden. [4]

On 16 February 1696 in All Hallows Parish he married Ruth Gaither, born 8 September 1679 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County. She died after 9 January 1727 in Anne Arundel County.[2]

In 1696 he married Ruth Gaither (1679–1728)

1703 Inherited Warfield's Plains

John's father surveyed Warfield's Plains on 30 Mar 1681. Upon his father's death, John inherited Warfield's Plains and on that plantation died at the young age of 44 years.[1]

John Warfield, eldest son, lived upon "Warfield's Plains," the homestead of which still stands just opposite Baldwin Memorial Church, half-way between Waterbury and Indian Landing. "Warfield's Plains" extended up to Millersville, and "Warfield's Forest" was near Indian Landing.[4]

He established his seat on "Warfield's Plaines" which had been inherited from his father, located near the Baldwin Memorial Church and which is now in the vicinity of Millersville in the-then western extremities of St Anne's Parish. His sons were among the pioneers in the Howard area. -Anne Arundel Gentry, Newman.[1]

Westward Movement

Page 84: [speaking in regards to Richard Warfield (1646-1703] " In his old age, he began the first westward movement of the early settlements to the unexplored frontier of Howard. His sons and executors, in 1704, resurveyed "Warfield's Range," and increased it to fifteen hundred acres. John, his oldest son, lived upon "Warfield's Plains," the homestead of which still stands just opposite Baldwin Memorial Church, half-way between Waterbury and Indian Landing. "Warfield's Plains" extended up to Millersville, and "Warfield's Forest" was near Indian Landing.[4]

1718 Death and Estate

Death

John Warfield, like his father, passed his life in developing his estate, but died in early manhood, 1718, before completing his surveys and transfers. [4]

He died in 1718 at Abington, Anne Arundel, Maryland. [3]

He died July 1718 in Millersville, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and is buried in All Hallows Church Cemetery, Birdsville, Anne Arundel County. [1]

John Warfield, like his father, passed his life in developing his estate, but died in early manhood, 1718, before completing his surveys and transfers. [4]

John Warfield died 18 July 1719 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland (admin) [2]

Estate

His son, Richard, as heir-at-law, deeded his estate to his brothers. Returning to the homestead, he married Marion Caldwell, and had issue, John, Seth, Richard and Luke Warfield. The first two were located upon " Warfield's Range." Richard and Luke remained upon the Severn." [4]

1718 Estate

John Warfeild (planter) 1.367 AA £473.11.8 Jul 29 1718 [2]

  • Appraisers: Edmond Benson, Thomas Davis.
  • Approvers: Alexander Warfield.

John Warfield (planter) 1.372 AA £18.2.5 Jul 29 1718 [2]

John Warfield (planter) 2.22 AA £79.1.4 Feb 28 1718/19[2]

  • Appraisers: Edmund Benson, Thomas Davis.
  • Approvers: Richard Warfield, Alexander Warfield.

John Warfield 2.52 A AA £52.13.0 £9.17.7 Jun 5 1719 [2]

  • Payments to: Mr. Amos Garrett, John Case, Mr. Bladen, Mr. Tasker, Mr. Bordley.
  • Administratrix: Ruth Warfield.

John Warfield 2.145 A AA £552.13.0 £554.10.8 Jul 18 1719 [2]

  • Received from: Mrs. Mary Boyce.
  • Payments to: Mr. Caleb Dorsey, His Excellency John Hart, Esq., Philip Riley, Mr. Gover, Mr. Thomas Bordley.
  • Distribution to: widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to (children, equally): Richard, John, Ruth, Benjamin, Elinor, Alexander, Edward, Mary, Philip.
  • Administratrix: Ruth Carter, wife of Daniel Carter.

John Warfield 2.184 -- £78.19.6 Aug 18 1719[2]

  • Appraisers: Edmund Benson, Thomas Davis.

John Warfield 2.332 A AA £544.10.8 £635.2.5 Sep 26 1719[2]

  • A second inventory is cited in the amount of £78.19.6.
  • Received from: Mr. Robert Tyler.
  • Payments to: Rev. Mr. Skippon, Alexander Warfield (son).
  • Distribution to: widow (unnamed), 9 children (unnamed).
  • Administratrix: Ruth Carter, wife of Daniel Carter.

"The inventory of his personal estate was filed on July 29, 1718, including books, four slaves and one white servant." [1]

Children

Warfield names the male children as Richard, John, Benjamin, Alexander, Edward and Philip, all of whom located upon the frontier out-posts, in Howard. Warfield names the female children as

  1. Ruth, wife of Richard Davis; [4]
  2. Mary, wife of Augustine Marriott [4]
  3. Elinor who died a maiden. [4]

Their children: Azel Warfield (born 1696), Richard Warfield (born 1697), Ruth Warfield Davis (born 1697), John Warfield (born 1700), Benjamin Warfield (born ca 1702-10), Alexander Warfield (born 1704), Elinor Warfield (born ca 1705-18), Mary Warfield Marriott (born 1709), Edward Warfield (born 1710), and Philip Warfield (born ca 1710-16). [1]

  1. Richard Warfield (1697-1765); m1. Marian Caldwell (1701-c1725); m2. Sarah Gambrill (1701-1777), d/o Augustine & Sarah (Hall) Gambrill of Anne Arundel Co MD.[1] Richard Warfield, b. 7 Jan 1697, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland d. 6 May 1765, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate [2]
  2. John Warfield Jr (1700-1776); m. Rachel Dorsey (1717-1776), d/o Joshua & Anne (Ridgely) Dorsey of Elk Ridge, Anne Arundel (now Howard) Co MD.[1] John Warfield, b. 1700, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland d. 30 Jan 1776, Anne Arundel County, Maryland [2]
  3. Benjamin Warfield (1702-1753); m. Rebeckah Ridgely (1714-1750), d/o Nicholas Greenbury & Sarah (Worthington) Ridgely of Anne Arundel Co MD.[1] Benjamin Warfield, b. 1702, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland d. 20 Jan 1753, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory [2]
  4. Ruth Warfield (1703-aft 1749); m. Richard Davis (1697-1743), s/o Thomas & Mary (Pierpont) Davis of Davidsonville, Anne Arundel Co MD.[1] Ruth Warfield, b. 26 Oct 1697, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland d. 1 Jul 1761, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland[2]
  5. Elinor Warfield (1705-1719).[1] Eleanor Warfield, b. Abt 1703, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland [2]
  6. Alexander Warfield (c1707-1749); m. Thomasina Worthington, d/o Thomas Howard & Elizabeth (Ridgely) Worthington of Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co MD.[1] Alexander Warfield, b. 1704, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland d. 29 Jan 1750, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate [2]
  7. Mary Warfield (b. 1709); m. Augustine Marriott (d. 1772); s/o John & Sarah (Acton) Marriott of Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co MD.[1] Mary Warfield Marriott 1709–1772[1] Mary Warfield, b. Abt 1713, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland [2]
  8. Edward Warfield (1710-1786); m. Rachel Riggs (1724-1794), d/o John Jr & Mary (Davis) Riggs of Anne Arundel Co MD.[1] Edward Warfield, b. 11 Aug 1710, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland d. 13 Feb 1787, Anne Arundel County, Maryland [2]
  9. Philip Warfield (b. 1713); m. Nancy Ann Purdy.'[1] Philip Warfield, b. 1717, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland d. Aft 1778, Anne Arundel County, Maryland [2]

Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 Find A Grave: Memorial #46406030 Memorial for John Warfield. Accessed 20 August 2023 jhd
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 Mike Marshall. Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties. Profile for John Warfield. Accessed 20 August 2023 jhd
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Database Online, Record for Philip Warfield, Ancestry.com, OneWorldTree (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network,Inc.), Database online.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 Joshua Dorsey Warfield. The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland: A Genealogical and Biographical Review from Wills, Deeds and Church Records. Published by Kohn & Pollock, 1905. Original from the University of Virginia, Reprinted Balgtimore: Regional Publishing Company, 1973. Digitized Sep 10, 2007, pp 84-85




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