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John W Canfield
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1838
Madison County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1916
Massachusetts, USA

John Wilson Canfield b. 17 February 1838 in Morrisville, NY. He is the s/o Isreal Huntley Canfield b. abt. 1813 in Schuyler, NY and Mary J. Wilson. John served in the United States Navy during the Civil War. He enlisted the 27th of April 1861 in New Bedford, MA. He served until April 1864. After his discharge, he married Elizabeth Mary Woodward. The couple had at least 10 children, John W. b. 5 August 1865, Mary Caroline b. 15 February 1868, Burton C. b. 31 March 1870, Preston b. 31 March 1871, Hannah M. b. 8 March 1872, Millo/Mills/Miles Elwin b. abt. 1875, Charity S. b. 23 October 1876, Honest Elizabeth b. 17 February 1879,
Harriet Price b. 5 August 1881, Alice Isabel b. 29 March 1887. Some of their children were born in MA and some were born in New Hampshire where the couple lived for many years before returning to MA. John W. died 2 August 1916 in Bridgewater, MA. John's granddaughter, Margaret (d/o John W. Jr.) married my husband's great-uncle, Robert Ceymore Crosthwaite.
Charlene Crosthwait

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  Elizabeth Mary Woodward Canfield (1844 - 1920)*
  John W. Canfield (1865 - 1935)*
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Conant Street Cemetery
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
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John W Canfield
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