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Peter Penfield

Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 11 Jul 1772 (aged 69)
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 143165747 · View Source
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Peter Penfield was the son of Samuel Penfield, Jr and Hannah Boreman Fry and the oldest of six children.

He purchased land in New Fairfield 26 Mar 1730. Until 1744 New Fairfield was part of Fairfield. He owned a mill on Ash Creek (Black Rock-New Fairfield)

He married Mary Allen, (daughter of Dr. Gideon Allen and Anna Burr) on May 28, 1730.
Peter and Anna had 9 children. All the sons fought in the American Revolution.
*Mary Penfield (1731–1753)
*James Penfield (1732–1794)
*Lt. Samuel Penfield (1734–1811)
*Hannah Penfield (1737–1809)
*Sarah Penfield (1740– )
*Lydia Penfield (1741–1816)
*Capt. Peter Penfield (1743–1812)
*Anna Penfield (1745–1793)
*Sgt. John Penfield (1747–1829)

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  • Created by: Vicki Cooper
  • Added: 28 Feb 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 143165747
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Penfield (14 Jul 1702–11 Jul 1772), Find A Grave Memorial no. 143165747, citing Congregational Church Cemetery, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Vicki Cooper (contributor 46851327) .