Jedediah Canfield Jr

1736–29 May 1805 (Age 69)
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Jedediah

When Jedediah Canfield Jr was born in 1736, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Jedediah Canfield, was 55 and his mother, Lydia Kellum, was 38. He married Rose Ketchum in 1756, in Minisink, Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Minisink, Orange, New York, United States in 1790. He died on 29 May 1805, in Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Orange, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jedediah Canfield Jr
1736–1805
Rose Ketchum
1736–1817
Marriage: 1756
Daniel Canfield Sr
1757–1832
Titus Canfield
1758–
Susanna Canfield
1760–1845
Ezra Canfield
1762–
Ebenezer Canfield
1764–1849
Josiah Canfield
1766–1843
Jesse Canfield
1768–1830
Anna Canfield
1769–1845
Sarah Canfield
1770–1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1756
Minisink, Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America
children

(9)

    Daniel Canfield Sr

    Male1757–1832Male

    Titus Canfield

    Male1758–Male

    Susanna Canfield

    Female1760–1845Female

    Ezra Canfield

    Male1762–Male

    Male1764–1849Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Male1719–1803Male

    Abraham Canfield

    Male1720–1813Male

    Elizabeth Canfield

    Female1722–1786Female

    Lydia Canfield

    Female1726–1790Female

    Male1730–1786Male

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 40

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 40

New York is the 11th state.
1791

Age 55

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Great or Little Canfield in Essex, named with the Old English personal name Cana + feld ‘open country’. 2. in some cases the surname may be of Norman origin, a habitational name from Canville-les-Deux-Églises in Seine-Maritime, France.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Canfield family history Author Kyle, Hallie Canfield
  • Family Data Collection - Deaths
  • New York, Genealogical Records, 1675-1920

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