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Military Records


The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Patriot Index (Centennial Edition) includes the following FAIRFIELD patriots and information about them (p.983):

Benjamin: b. 10-6-1708 MA d 1-12-1788 MA m Lydia Lamson PS MA

Daniel: bpt. 5-16-1725 MA d. 1797-99 MA m Mary Moore, Pvt MA

John: b. 1-8-1757 MA d. 10-17-1828 MA m (1) Lucy Howland (2) Elizabeth Howland, Pvt MA

John: b. 1-13-1759 MA d. 6-10-1834 ME m Hannah Burnham, Pvt MA WPNS

Joseph: b. ---- d. 3-27-1827 MA m Thankful Day, Pvt MA

Matthew: b. 5-18-1745 MA d. 2-11-1813 NH m. Mrs. Abigail Ayers, Capt MA

Nathaniel: bpt. 10-4-1730 MA d. 7-18-1817 MA m Judith Perse

Reuben: b. 11-7-1747 MA d. p 12-22-1814 MA m Abigail Tozer, Sgt MA

Samuel: b. 1733 MA d. 1816 m (1) Susan Northway (2) Martha (Patty) Clark, Capt. MA

Samuel: b. 9-18-1753 CT d 12-15-1828 VT m Martha Gallup, Pvt Drm CL NH

William of Arundel, Maine: 1775, enlisted from Arundel in Capt. Benjamin Hooper's company. He served in 1777 in Capt. Daniel Merrill's company, Col. Samuel Brewster's regiment, and 1779 was a soldier under Capt. Hitchcock.

William of Woodstock, CT; served in Capt. Amos Paine's Co., CT.

Descendants may apply for membership in Sons of the American Revolution (for males) or Daughters of the American Revolution (for females). A rigorous application process requires substantiation of your lineage. Local chapters nationwide are involved in historical preservation projects, etc.



Out of 132 Civil War soldiers surname Fairfield, 128 served the Union and 4 served the Confederacy


Military documents:

Fairfield, Augustus 1 2 3
Fairfield, Sylvester W. 1
Fairfield, Micaiah 1
Fairfield, Oliver P. 1
GENERATION 10 (excluding living descendants)
Fairfield, Whitcomb 1
Goodale, Alfred M. (Jr.) 1
Shrode, Clarence 1
Shrode, Cecil J. 1
Gregory, Ross M. 1
Shrode, Milton W. 1
Fairfield, Lloyd 1
Gregory, Russell B. 1
Shrode, Fred L. 1
GENERATION 11 (excluding living descendants)
Ice, William Burton 1