John Waterfield Sr.

Brief Life History of John

When John Waterfield Sr. was born about 1683, in Northampton, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, William Waterfield Sr, was 25 and his mother, Mrs. William Waterfield Sr, was 22. He married Elizabeth Waterfield before 16 July 1712, in Northampton, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. In 1737, at the age of 55, his occupation is listed as planter in Northampton, Virginia, British Colonial America. He died before 14 June 1748, in his hometown, and was buried in Northampton, Virginia, United States.

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John Waterfield Sr.
1683–1748
Esther Wilkins
1706–1775
Marriage: about 1725
John Waterfield Jr.
1726–1772
Frances Waterfield
1728–1792
Esther Watts
1730–1787

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  • John Waterfield, b. circa 1683, d. before 14 June 1748

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Vatierville in Seine-Maritime, France, so named from the personal name Walter + Old French ville ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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