About Unknown first wife of Edward Garfield
The Garfield family descends from Edward Garfield who was born in Warwickshire, England in 1583 and died in Watertown, Massachusetts in 1672. Edward was the first of the Garfield family to leave England for the New World and was the forefather for most if not all of the people bearing or connected to the Garfield name in the American colonies.
Edward and his first wife, name unknown, had three children in England, Jonathan who died shortly after his birth in 1611, Samuel who was born in 1613 and Sarah born in 1616, possibly named for her mother. Edward was a widower when he immigrated to the Puritan colony of Massachusetts, perhaps in the Winthrop fleet of 1630 ...