Oliver Chatfield, I

Birth
Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 30 Jun 1788 (aged 57)
Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 46086047 · View Source
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Son of JOHN CHATFIELD, II & ELIZABETH JOHNSON

Military: Revolutionary War

Married: abt 1752, ZERVIAH TOMLINSON, Derby, New Haven, Connecticut

Ten children:
1. Eli CHATFIELD
1754 – 1840
2. Isaac CHATFIELD, I
1755 – 1837
3. Oliver CHATFIELD, II
1758 – aft 1793
4. Daniel "Dan" CHATFIELD, I
1761 – 1845
5. Benajah CHATFIELD
1763 – abt 1835
6. Patience CHATFIELD
1765 – 1813
7. Abijah CHATFIELD
1767 – 1835
8. Elizabeth "Betsey" CHATFIELD
1769 – 1848
9. Joseph CHATFIELD
1772 –
10. Mary CHATFIELD
1774 – 1776

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Oliver was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, enlisting May 19, 1775 and discharged Dec 20, 1775. In Jun 1776, he re-enlisted in Capt. Nathaniel Johnson's Co., Col. William Douglas' Regiment, 5th Battalion, and served until Dec 25, 1776. He later served in the company with Lieut. Jabez Pritchard. He served as a Private in the Third Company of General Wooster's Regiment at the Seige of Boston, marching to "The Relief at Boston in the Lexington Alarm" in Apr 1775, under the command of Capt. John Thompson's Co., Col. David Wooster's Reg.

D.A.R. says Oliver served as a Pvt. under Capt.'s Thompson and Johnson; and Col.'s Wooster and Douglas' Connecticut Troops. He was b. 1730 in Derby, New Haven, CT and d. at Oxford, New Haven, CT. His descendants are eligible for membership in D.A.R.

The will of Oliver, dated Jun 30, 1788 and proved Dec 15, 1788, names his wife Zerviah, his sons Benajah, Isaac, Eli, Oliver, Dan, Abijah, and Joseph. Also, his dau.'s Patience Gilbert and Elizabeth Chatfield.
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Information provided (5th) gggg-gr-grandaughter of Oliver Chatfield, Cheryl (Chatfield) Thompson


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  • Created by: Catherine Clemens Sevenau
  • Added: 28 Dec 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46086047
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oliver Chatfield, I (23 Jul 1730–30 Jun 1788), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46086047, citing Hillside Cemetery, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Catherine Clemens Sevenau (contributor 47082189) .