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Elizabeth Palfrey (Knight)

Also Known As: "Elizabeth Fairfield"
Birthplace: Somerset, England
Death: Died in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Walter Knight, of Salem and Elizabeth Knight
Wife of John Fairfield, of Wenham and Peter "the Pioneer" Palfrey
Mother of Walter Fairfield Sr; John Fairfield, Jr. and benjamin fairfield
Sister of Bridget Varney; Francis Knight; Mary Osborne; Francis Knight; William Knight and 1 other

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About Elizabeth Palfrey

Born in Somerset, England on 1 Apr 1618 to Walter Knight and Elizabeth. Elizabeth married John Fairfield and had 3 children. Elizabeth married Peter Palfrey.


  • birth also seen as Apr 1 1615 Copford, Lexden, Essex, England. Death also seen as 1681, Wenham, Massachusetts.


  1. Walter Fairfield b: 21 DEC 1633 in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts
  2. John Fairfield b: 27 JUN 1641 in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts
  3. Benjamin Fairfield b: 21 JUL 1646 in Wenham, Essex, Massachusetts


Wife Alice is named in Peter Palfrey's 1663 will. Elizabeth must have died before then.

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Elizabeth Palfrey's Timeline

April 16, 1615
April 16, 1618
Somerset, England
December 21, 1631
Age 13
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
June 27, 1641
Age 23
Hopkinton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 27
Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
October 1663
Age 45
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts