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Military Records

REVOLUTIONARY WAR:

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.

 

CIVIL WAR:

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

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Military documents:

GENERATION 8
Fairfield, Augustus 1 2 3
Fairfield, Sylvester W. 1
Fairfield, Micaiah 1
 
GENERATION 9
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