Levi Rayfield, Sr.

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Levi Rayfield, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Accomack County, Virginia, United States
Death: circa 1835 (58-75)
Immediate Family:

Father of Levi R Rayfield, Jr

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Carolyn Holmes
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About Levi Rayfield, Sr.

Levi Rayfield, Sr. was born between 1765-1770 at Accomack County, VA.

His 1st marriage was circa 1795 to a lady, whose name remains unknown.

The 1800 Census shows Levi Rayfield, living at St. George Parish, Accomack County, VA; Head of Household, age 26-45. Also listed: 1 male, age 0-10; 1 female, age 0-10; 1 female, age 16-26 (b. ca 1784-1794).

According to Whitelaw, in 1803, Levi lived at tract A26, Pungoteague, Accomack County, VA. In 1803, Robert Andrews left his daughter, Lucy Stratton Andrews, the part of his land where Levi Rayfield now lives.

The 1810 Census at Accomack County, VA shows Levi Rayfield, Head of Household, age 26-45. Listed with him were: 2 males, age 0-10; 2 males, age 10-16; 1 male, over 45 [could this have been his father, or perhaps Jacob] and 1 female, age 26-45.

The 1820 Census at St. George Parish, Accomack County, VA, shows Levi Rayfield, Head of Household, age over 45 (b. before 1775). Listed with him were: 1 male, age 16-18; 3 males, age 16-26); 1 female, age 16-26 and 1 female, age over 45. (2 persons employed in agriculture).

Levi Rayfield married his 2nd wife, Nancy Lewis Damberlin (widow of Thomas Damberlin) on September 28, 1829 at Accomack County, VA.

The 1830 Census at St. George Parish, Accomack County, VA, showed Levi Rayfiled, age 60-70 years of age (b. c 1760-1770) and living alone.

Levi died circa 1835. He was not listed in the 1840 Census for Accomack County, VA. His burial location is not known.

Family #1 Married circa 1795, unknown partner.

Children: Samuel T. Rayfield (b c 1799-d b1860); John W. Rayfield (b c 1800-d June,1846) and Levi R. Rayfield, Jr. (b c 1805-Feb, 1839).

Family #2 Married Nancy Lewis Damberlin, 9/28/1829.

Source:

Miles Files 19.0

http://espl-genealogy.org/MilesFiles/site/p451.htm#i45036

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Levi Rayfield, Sr.'s Timeline

1768
1768
Accomack County, Virginia, United States
1805
1805
Accomack County, VA, United States
1835
1835
Age 67