Lieutenant John William Mayfield Sr.

1726–19 April 1782 (Age 56)
Essex, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of John William

When Lieutenant John William Mayfield Sr. was born in 1726, in Essex, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Isaac Mayfield, was 41 and his mother, Isabella Sutherland, was 26. He married Mary Molly Stanwix in 1741, in Amherst, Amherst, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 15 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 19 April 1782, in Union, Union, District 96, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Union, Union, District 96, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lieutenant John William Mayfield Sr.
1726–1782
Mary Molly Stanwix
1728–1790
Marriage: 1741
Ellender Mayfield
1742–1822
Isaac Mayfield
1742–1822
Abraham Mayfield
1744–
John W Mayfield Jr
1745–1816
Elijah Mayfield
1746–
James Mayfield
1748–1825
Isham Mayfield
1752–1818
Micajah Mayfield
1755–1798
William Mayfield
1758–1820
Randolph Mayfield
1760–1825
William Mayfield
1743–
Isabell
1745–
William Mayfield
1748–1761
Abraham Lewis Mayfield
1750–1842
Stephen Mayfield
1755–1834
Jesse Mayfield Sr.
1756–1833
Elisha Mayfield
1762–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1741
Amherst, Amherst, Virginia, British Colonial America
children

(17)

    Male1742–1822Male

    Male1742–1822Male

    William Mayfield

    Male1743–Male

    Abraham Mayfield

    Male1744–Male

    Isabell

    Female1745–Female

+12 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1775

Age 49

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 50

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Staffordshire and Sussex. The former was named in Old English as ‘open country (feld) where madder (mæddre) grows’, while the latter was named as ‘open country where mayweed (mægðe) grows’. The surname is now most common in Nottinghamshire.

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

Story Highlight

John Mayfield 1754-1828 VA history

John Mayfield 1754-1828 VA KY Posted 27 jul 2008 by Lori Marshall John Mayfield (ca. 1754-1828) of Amherst County VA, Fayette County KY and Barren County KY This John Mayfield was probably the eldes …

Sources (3)

  • U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820
  • South Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890 about John Mayfield
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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