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Marriage: Children:
  1. Samuel* Garfield: Birth: ABT 1625. Death: 20 NOV 1684 in Watertown, Mass

Marriage: Children:
  1. Joseph Garfield: Birth: 11 SEP 1637.

  2. Rebecca Garfield: Birth: 10 MAR 1640/41.

  3. Benjamin Garfield: Birth: 18 NOV 1643.

  4. Abigail Garfield: Birth: 29 JUN 1646.

a. Note:   NI09145
Note:   from web-site:
THE GARFIELDS OF FRENCH CREEK, CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY, NEW YORK This Site is Researched & Maintained by: Dick Garfield & Jim Fagerburg Email Jim at:
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Edward GARFIELD,[01:01] (Gearfield) b.1575 in Kilsby, Northamptonshire, England, came to America in 1630 and settled in Watertown, MA and was one of the founding fathers of that town. Edward, married first in England in 1622 to a woman name unknown)[01:01-S1] and had his first child, Samuel, by her. After her early death, Edward traveled to the New World arriving in 1630, probably leaving Samuel in England with family untill such time as he got settled and sent for him. He married 1632, Rebecca JOHNSON(?)[01:01-S2] b. around 1606 in Kendal, Westmoreland, England, who had traveled to America, and together they had 4 children. Rebecca died in Watertown, MA April 16, 1661 and on July 1, 1661 Edward married Johanna BUCKMASTER,[01:01-S3] the widow of Thomas Buckmaster. Edward, was admitted Freeman on May 6, 1635, Selectman 1635, 1655 and 1662, he died in Watertown, MA on June 14, 1672 at the age of 97, Johanna died August 17, 1676.
Notes for EDWARD GARFIELD, JR.: Edward Garfield, Jr., was made a freeman in 1635 at Watertown. He was a selectman and was one of the earliest proprietors.
and from [Br´┐Żderbund WFT Vol. 8, Ed. 1, Tree #1688, Date of Import: Aug 19, 1998]
Edward Garfield - b abt 1575 England. d 14 June 1672 age 97 years, Watertown, Mass. He was the progenitor of the Garfield families in America and the ancestor of President James A. Garfield and also an ancestor of Brigham Young. m (1) Rebecca Johnson b abt 1606. d 16 Apr. 1661 age 55 years. m (2) 1 Sept, 1661 to Joanna, widow of Thomas Buckmaster. Probably arrived in America about 1633 because he was approved a Freeman on 6 May 1635. He was one of the earliest proprietors of Watertown, Mass. Selectman 1638, 1655, and 1662. Constable 1661. His youngest child was born when he was 71 years old.
Generation No. 1
1. EDWARD1 GARFIELD was born 1575 in Kilsby, Northamptonshire, England, and died June 14, 1672 in Watertown, MA. He married (1) REBECCA December 08, 1632 in Watertown, MA, daughter of EDWARD JOHNSON. She was born Abt. 1606 in Kendal, Westmoreland, England, and died April 16, 1661 in Watertown, MA. He married (2) JOAN BUCKMINSTER September 01, 1661 in Watertown, MA, daughter of THOMAS BUCKMINSTER.
More About EDWARD GARFIELD: Approved: May 06, 1635, Approved as Freeman Elected: 1638, Selectman, Watertown, MA Emigration: Abt. 1633, Arrived in America Children of EDWARD GARFIELD and REBECCA are: 2. i. SAMUEL2 GARFIELD, b. Abt. 1625, England; d. November 20, 1684, Watertown, MA. 3. ii. JOSEPH GARFIELD, b. September 11, 1637, Watertown, MA; d. August 14, 1691, Watertown, MA. 4. iii. REBECCA GARFIELD, b. March 10, 1640, Watertown, MA; d. March 16, 1687, Watertown, MA. 5. iv. BENJAMIN GARFIELD, b. November 18, 1643, Watertown, MA; d. November 28, 1717, Watertown, MA. v. ABIGAIL GARFIELD, b. June 29, 1646, Watertown, MA; d. October 18, 1726, Watertown, MA; m. (1) JOHN PARKHURST, 1670, Watertown, MA; b. June 10, 1644, Watertown, MA; d. September 12, 1725, Watertown, MA; m. (2) JOSEPH GLEASON, December 22, 1686.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Lands, Grants and Possessions.] 1636. July 25 A Grant of the Great Dividents lotted out by the Freemen to all the Townfmen then inhabiting being 120 in number, the Land being divided into foure Dividfions, every Divifion being 160 rods in breadth, Beginning next to the jmall Lots and bounded with Cambridge Line on the Northfide, & the Plowland on the South, to be laid out fucceffively one after another (all the Meddowes & cartwaies only being excepted) for them to inclofe, or feed in common. (from page 1) The Second Divifion. Lott 1 John Eaton Forty Acres 2 Edward Garfield Thirty Acres 3 John Smith Thirty & Five Acres 4 Robert Daniel Thirty & Five Acres 5 Edward Goffe Sixty Acres 6 Thomas Mafon Twenty Acres 7 Simon Stone Seventy Acres 8 Ephraim Child Sixty Acres 9 Charles Chadwick Thirty & Five Acres 10 Robert Feke Eighty Acres 11 Abraham Shaw Seventy Acres 12 Samuel Hofier Thirty & Five Acres 13 Robert Lockwood Thirty & Five Acres 14 Henry Cuttris Twenty Acres 15 Samuel Swaine Sixty Acres 16 John Firmin Sixty Acres 17 Nicholas Knap Thirty Acres 18 William Baffum Thirty Acres 19 Robert Tuck Thirty Acres 20 John Batchelor Thirty & Five Acres 21 John Smith Thirty Acres 22 Abram Browne Fifty Acres 23 William Bridges Thirty & Five Acres 24 Richard Browne Fivty Acres 25 Gregory Taylor Thirty & Five Acres 26 Thomas Brookes Twenty Acres 27 John Gay Thirty & Five Acres 28 George Phillips Eighty Acres 29 Matthew Hichcock Twenty Acres 30 George Munnings Thirty Acres
Note all "f" letters are typed as found on record. Search & Research Publishing Corp., Early Vital Records of Middlesex Co., MA to about 1850, "CD-ROM," 585, Bond's Watertown-Vol. 1, pg 4 is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.