Josiah Chatfield

17 July 1764–16 February 1836 (Age 71)
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Josiah

When Josiah Chatfield was born on 17 July 1764, in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Josiah Chatfield, was 37 and his mother, Rebina Griswold, was 32. He married Susanna Hull on 26 April 1787, in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 16 February 1836, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Chatfield
1764–1836
Susanna Hull
1766–
Marriage: 26 April 1787
Joel Chatfield
1788–1849
Josiah Chatfield
1790–1826
Polly Chatfield
1793–1862
Laura Chatfield
1800–1836
Michael Chatfield
1805–
Lewis Chatfield
1809–1884
Orange Chatfield
1810–1887

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 April 1787
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
children

(7)

    Joel Chatfield

    Male1788–1849Male

    Josiah Chatfield

    Male1790–1826Male

    Female1793–1862Female

    Female1800–1836Female

    Michael Chatfield

    Male1805–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Elizabeth Chatfield

    Female1755–Female

    John Jonathan Chatfield

    Male1757–Male

    Male1764–1836Male

    Elihu Chatfield

    Male1768–Male

    Male1773–Male

World Events (8)

1776

Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 17

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 19

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chatfields in Sussex, which is named with the Old English personal name Ceatta (probably a variant of Catta) + Old English feld ‘open country’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Josiah Chatfield, "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872"
  • Josiah in entry for Polly Chatfield, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Josiah in entry for Josiah Chatfield, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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