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John Warfield (1674 - 1718)

John Warfield
Born in Middle Neck, Anne Arundel, Province of Marylandmap
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Husband of — married 1696 [location unknown]
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Died at about age 44 in Abington, Anne Arundel, Province of Marylandmap
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An extensive biography for John Warfield, Sr. is found on his Find A Grave memorial. [1]

Find A Grave Memorial states "The inventory of his personal estate was filed on July 29, 1718, including books, four slaves and one white servant."


John Warfield [2]

1674 Birth

John Warfield was born in 1674 in Middle Neck, Anne Arundel County. [2]


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.[3]

1696 Marriage

In 1696, John married Ruth Gaither, oldest daughter of John Gaither, of South River. [3] Some genealogies give a marriage year as later as 1670.

The marriage took place on 16 Feb 1696 in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. [2]

1718 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. [3]

He died in 1718 at Abington, Anne Arundel, Maryland. [2]


  1. Richard,
  2. John,
  3. Benjamin,
  4. Alexander,
  5. Edward
  6. Philip, all of whom located upon the frontier out-posts, in Howard. [3]
  7. Ruth, wife of Richard Davis; [3]
  8. Mary, wife of Augustine Marriott [3]
  9. Elinor who died a maiden. [3]


  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Database Online, Record for Philip Warfield,, OneWorldTree (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network,Inc.), Database online.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 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, Digitized Sep 10, 2007, pp 84-85

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