Sarah Byfield

1680–1708 (Age 28)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Byfield was born in 1680, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Col. Nathaniel Byfield, was 27 and her mother, Deborah Clarke, was 36. She married William Tailor on 2 March 1699, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. She died on 26 August 1708, in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 28, and was buried in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

William Tailor
1677–1732
Sarah Byfield
1680–1708
Marriage: 2 March 1699

Spouse and Children

    William Tailor

    Male1677–1732Male

    Female1680–1708Female

MARRIAGE
2 March 1699
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

Parents and Siblings

    Col. Nathaniel Byfield

    Male1653–1733Male

    Deborah Clarke

    Female1644–1717Female

siblings

(4)

    Nathaniel Byfield

    Male1677–Male

    Female1678–1708Female

    Elizabeth Byfield

    Female1680–1730Female

    Female1680–1708Female

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a patch of open land, from Middle English by ‘by’, ‘beside’ + felde ‘open land, for pasture or cultivation’, or a habitational name with the same meaning, from a place named Byfield, from Old English + feld, for example in Northamptonshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Byfield, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Sarah Byfield, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Sarah Byfield, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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