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Samuel Warfield, Sr.

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Birthplace: Mendon, Worcester, MA
Death: February 20, 1845 (88)
Milford, Worcester, MA
Place of Burial: South Hopedale, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Elihu Warfield Jr. and Ruth May Wharfield (Green)
Husband of Margery Warfield
Father of Samuel Warfield and Lewis Warfield
Brother of Hannah Daniels; John Warfield; Abijah Warfield; Elihu Warfield III and Paul Warfield

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About Capt. Samuel Warfield

A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS - RHODE ISLAND with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A120955

Captain Samuel Warfield, son of Elihu Warfield Jr. and Ruth Green, was born in Mendon, Massachusetts on January 13, 1757.

Revolutionary Service

Warfield served as a captain in the Revolutionary War. Rev. Adin Ballou, author of "The History of the Town of Milford," said:

Warfield was "one of the braves of the revolutionary war, whose perpetual delight it was to narrate the exploits, experiences, and stirring incidents of the war. Those old enough in this vicinity to recollect him will remember how erect he stood in his old age, how his countenance lighted up, and how emphatically he shook his queue when he had a chance to expatiate on his favorite theme."

Family Life

Warfield's wife was Margaret (Margery) Gay, whom he married on March 22, 1780. Together, they had (all born in Mendon):

  • Luther, b. c. 1782
  • Lewis, b. 1784-1785
  • Dene, b. between 1781-1786
  • Samuel Jr., b. December 25, 1789
  • Sarah, b. March 13, 1792
  • Olive, b. September 2, 1794
  • Hannah, b. March 19, 1797.

Warfield died on February 20, 1845; his wife died September 22, 1848.

Sources

  • Baldwin, Thomas W. Vital Records of Mendon, Worcester Co., Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1920.
  • Ballou, Adin. History of the Town of Milford. Milford, MA: 1888.
  • Chaffin, William L. A Biographical History of Robert Randall and His Descendants, 1608-1909. New York: The Grafton Press, 1909.
  • Cutter, William Richard. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial. Boston: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1915, p. 2162.
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Capt. Samuel Warfield's Timeline

1757
January 13, 1757
Mendon, Worcester, MA
March 13, 1757
Milford,Worcester,Massachusetts,USA
1784
1784
Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
1789
1789
1845
February 20, 1845
Age 88
Milford, Worcester, MA
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South Hopedale, Massachusetts, United States