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 James Penfield

James Penfield

Birth
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 12 May 1794 (aged 62)
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 48623006 · View Source
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James Penfield was the son of Peter Penfield and Mary Allen. On 23 Apr 1758 he married Ellen Burr, (daughter of Ephraim Burr and Abigail Burr) in Fairfield, Connecticut.

James was an American Revolutionary Patriot serving as a private under Col. Samuel Whiting and supplying bread and food to soldiers during the war, In 1779 his home was burnt down to the ground by the British Soldiers.
He and Ellen had 7 children:
*Mary(1759-)
*James(1761-1842)
*Ephraim(1763-1809)
*Thaddeus(1765-1845)
*Ellen(1767-1796)
*David(1769-1845)
*Eunice Burr(1773-1831)
*Ann(1775-1847)

James Penfield is DAR Ancestor: #A088430


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In Memory
of
JAMES PENFIELD
who departed this life
May 12th. A.D. 1794
In the 63rd. Year
of his age.
"Ye OLD BURYING GROUND OF FAIRFIELD, CONN." by Kate Perry


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  • Maintained by: Vicki Cooper
  • Originally Created by: Nareen, et al
  • Added: 23 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48623006
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Penfield (28 Apr 1732–12 May 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48623006, citing Old Burying Ground, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Vicki Cooper (contributor 46851327) .