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John Scofield

Male Abt 1651 - 1699  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name John Scofield  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1651  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Mar 1698/9  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Notes 
    • John Scofield was born in Stamford about 1651 to Daniel Scofield and his wife, Sarah. He married there on 12 or 13 July 1677, Hannah Mead, born about 1659, daughter of John and Hannah (Potter) Mead.
      He was chosen as a pounder for the South Field in 1681, sheep master in 1683, collector of the minister's compensation in 1684, fence viewer four times between 1685 and 1696, townsman in 1689, and constable in 1690. His other services to the town, while not as substantial as those of his brother Daniel, included membership on various committees.
      John Scofield in shown in Stamford Land Records as grantor in two deeds and grantee in three during the period 1678 to 1707. He also received eight layouts of land from the town.
      He died at Stamford 27 March 1698/9. An inventory of his estate was made 20 April 1699 with an appraised value of £461:01:06, including such items as a looking glass, great bible, pistol and twenty-four separate parcels of land in addition to his house and home lot.
      John Scofield and his wife, Hannah Mead, had seven children: Samuel, John, Ebenezer, Nathaniel, Mercy, Mary, Susanna. [8]
    Person ID I13436  Mindrum
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2015 

    Father Daniel Scofield,   b. by 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 10 Feb 1669/70, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Mother Sarah,   d. 5 Mar 1697/8, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26295  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Mead,   b. Abt 1661 
    Married 12 Jul 1677  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9, 10
    Children 
     1. Samuel Scofield,   b. 10 Jul 1678, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1706/7  (Age 28 years)
     2. Sgt. John Scofield,   b. 15 Jan 1679/80, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1758  (Age 77 years)
     3. Ebenezer Scofield,   b. 26 Jun 1685, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nathaniel Scofield,   b. 10 Dec 1687, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 5 May 1769, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Mercy Scofield,   b. 30 Oct 1690, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2 Apr 1751, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 60 years)
     6. Mary Scofield,   b. 4 Aug 1694, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Susannah Scofield,   b. 1 Mar 1697/8, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F9348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S176] Some Lounsberry/Lounsbury Families of Stamford & Vicinity, Robert Spiers, Connecticut Ancestry, 194, Feb 1996, Vol. 38, No. 3.

    2. [S326] Spencer P. Mead, History and Genealogy of the Mead Family, (Knickerbocker Press, 1901), p. 221.

    3. [S4566] Paul W. Prindle, Ancestry of Elizabeth Barrett Gillespie, (1976), p. 329, 413.

    4. [S4566] Paul W. Prindle, Ancestry of Elizabeth Barrett Gillespie, (1976), p. 409.

    5. [S2758] Jeanne Majdalany, The Early Settlement of Stamford, Connecticut, 1641-1700, (Heritage Books, Inc., 1991), p. 186, 1647.

    6. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:522, 27 Mar 1699.

    7. [S4566] Paul W. Prindle, Ancestry of Elizabeth Barrett Gillespie, (1976), p. 414, 27 Mar 1698/9.

    8. [S4566] Paul W. Prindle, Ancestry of Elizabeth Barrett Gillespie, (1976), pp. 413-417.

    9. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:522.

    10. [S4566] Paul W. Prindle, Ancestry of Elizabeth Barrett Gillespie, (1976), p. 329, 12 Jul 1677 or 13 Jul 1677.