Maj. Peter Field

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Maj. Peter Field

Birthplace: Henrico County, Virginia
Death: July 24, 1707 (60)
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia
Place of Burial: Putney MIlls, New Kent County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Field and Anne Field
Husband of Judith Field and Judith Field
Father of Virginia Mary Jefferson and Martha Archer
Brother of James Field

Occupation: Justice and High Sheriff
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About Maj. Peter Field

Major Peter Field married Judith Soane on October 21, 1678, at Charles City, Virginia.

Notes for Peter Field: Appears in the Virginia records as Clerk of the Court of James City County on 24 Mar 1676. Dwelling: 853 acres in Henrico South side on Swift Creek Estate Value: 1705, listed with 2,185 acres in Quit Rent Rolls Military Service: Major of the Militia Occupation: Justice and High Sheriff. Peter Field, born 1645 in Henrico, Virginia, USA; died 24 July, 1707 in New Kent, Virginia, USA. He was the son of James Field. He married Judith Soane 21 October, 1678 in Chickahominy, Virginia, USA. Judith Soane, born 1646 in Litlington, East, Suffolk, England; died 20 October, 1696 in Henrico, Virginia, USA. She was the daughter of Henry Soane and Judeth Fuller. Major Peter Field was a public figure during colonial times . Several of his descendants joined the Colonial Dames based on his public service. He was born Charles City County, Virginia ca. 1647. By 1678, he moved to Henrico County, Virginia, and his home was named Curtis Plantation. In the levy of 1678, he was assessed with seven tithables. On October 21, 1678, Peter married Judith Soane Randolph, widow of Henry Randolph and daughter of Henry Soane, Speaker of the House of Burgesses. On November 15, 1678, Peter was comissioned Justice of the Peace in Henrico County, and he also served as a major in the colonial militia. Shortly before his death, Peter moved to New Kent County, Virginia, and there is a record in the New Kent Parish Register of his death on July 24, 1707, and burial on July 29 . A deed on record there in August, 1707, speaks of him as deceased. In July, 1709, there was recorded a deed from Thomas Jefferson and his wife Mary, daughter of Peter Field, late of New Kent County, deceased. On August, 1711, a deed from John Archer and Martha, his wife, to William Randolph, for 961 acres left Martha by will of Peter Field.

Find A Grave Memorial # 143836110. According to a note in this Memorial, Peter Field first married Alice Unknown and 2nd married Judith Soane (widow of Cap. Henry Randolph) on 21 Oct 1678 in Chickahominy, Henrico County, Virginia.

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Maj. Peter Field's Timeline

Henrico County, Virginia
February 3, 1679
Age 32
Henrico County, Virginia, Colonial America
February 23, 1681
Age 34
Henrico County, Virginia, Colonial America
July 24, 1707
Age 60
St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia
Putney MIlls, New Kent County, Virginia, United States