Joseph Garfield

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Garfield was born on 11 September 1637, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Edward Garfield, was 54 and his mother, Rebecca Johnson, was 29. He married Sarah Gale on 3 April 1663, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 22 August 1692, in his hometown, at the age of 54.

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Joseph Garfield
Sarah Gale
Marriage: 3 April 1663
Abigail Garfield
Captain Edward Garfield
Benjamin Garfield
Jonathan Garfield
Sarah Garfield
Jerusha Garfield
John Garfield
Rebekah Garfield
Grace Garfield

Sources (44)

  • Birth of Joseph Garfield son of Edward and Rebecca Garfield at Watertown MA on 11 July 1637
  • Joseph Gearffeild, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Death Joseph Garfield in Watertown MA on 22 August 1692

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): topographic name from Middle English gor(e), gar(e) ‘triangular piece’ + feld ‘open country, field’ (Old English gār + feld), for someone who lived by a triangular piece of land.

English: alternatively, sometimes perhaps a variant of Carville (a name of Norman origin), with excrescent final -d.

Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames.

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

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