Joseph Wakefield

Joseph and Relief Wakefield Family

Researched and Submitted by Martha J. Kounse

(2512) Peter Wakefield, son of Joseph and Relief (Kendall) Wakefield, was born 9 Feb 1783.

(2436) Thomas Wakefield, son of Joseph and Relief (Kendall) Wakefield, was born 19 Aug 1788 and married (2437) Dorcas Pratt.
From Rev. War files Microfilm #M805-830
State of NY County Of Jefferson
Certified that satisfactory evidence has been exhibited before the Clerk Of The Court of Jefferson County which said evidence is herein annexed that said Joseph Wakefield who as reputed was a Rev. soldier of the US and died on the 27 day of May 1827 leaving surviving him, Relief WAKEFIELD and that Peter, Thomas & James WAKEFIELD and Relief HAWKINS are the only surviving children of the aforesaid Joseph WAKEFIELD. signed 16 June 1853 John S. Marsh, Clerk
From Rev War Selected Records of Pensioners Records Microfilm M805-830 AGLL
WAKEFIELD, Joseph #R.11008 New Hampshire
Wife Relief WAKEFIELD

Included in this records was the following births, presumably taken from a Bible Record:

WAKEFIELD Joseph born October 7, 1779
WAKEFIELD Peter February 9, 1783
WAKEFIELD John December 19, 1787
WAKEFIELD Copea? August 29, 1786
WAKEFIELD Thomas August 19, 1788
WAKEFIELD Leva? April 16, 1791
WAKEFIELD Leifa March 6, 1793
WAKEFIELD Betsy May 28, 1797/1799?
WAKEFIELD James May 21, 1790

The relation to the above WAKEFIELDS to the Joseph WAKEFIELD above are not known, the dates show a large discrepancy. The date on Betsy’s birth was not very clear.

Children:
2440 William Wakefield b. 1757 d. 9 Nov 1826
2439*Dorcas Wakefield b. 13 Dec 1759 d. 1 May 1819
2492 Joseph Wakefield b. 7 Oct 1779 d. 27 May 1827
2400 Peter Wakefield b. 7 Aug 1764 d. Jan 1847
2438*John Wakefield, Dr. b. 7 Mar 1762

(2514) James Wakefield, son of Joseph and Relief (Kendall) Wakefield, was born 21 May 1790.

(2515) Relief Wakefield, daughter of Joseph and Relief (Kendall) Wakefield, married (2516) Hawkins.
From Rev. War files Microfilm #M805-830
State of NY County Of Jefferson
Certified that satisfactory evidence has been exhibited before the Clerk Of The Court of Jefferson County which said evidence is herein annexed that said Joseph Wakefield who as reputed was a Rev. soldier of the US and died on the 27 day of May 1827 leaving surviving him, Relief WAKEFIELD and that Peter, Thomas & James WAKEFIELD and Relief HAWKINS are the only surviving children of the aforesaid Joseph WAKEFIELD. signed 16 June 1853 John S. Marsh, Clerk
She also married (11646) Hawkins.