AMERICA THE GREAT MELTING POT
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|Born: 22/May/1760 Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Christened, Saint Cuthberts, Midlothian, Scotland
"Mr James Feild Surgeon & Marg Shaw Son Theophilus born the twenty second Instant Witness: Jno Shaw, Gedeon Shaw & Wm Murray Merch. In Edin."
|Married: 19/Sep/1783 Brunswick Co., VA||Virginia Marriages 1740-1850
Spouse 1: Field, Theophilus
Spouse 2: Simmons, Mrs Martha
Marriage Date: 19 Sep 1783
Marriage Location: Virginia
Martha Rosalie Lanier
|Lanier by Louise Ingersoll, 1965
"Martha Rosalie Lanier, b. ca 1757, m. ca 1774 Henry Simmons who d. Dec. 1781; she m. 2nd Sept. 19, 1783 Theophilus Field, Bristol Parish. he d. Sept. 1789. Martha Simmons, widow of Henry Simmons, was called a Revolutionary Patriot, and she was paid for the use of a wagon and two horses, she d. after 1820
1. Margaret Borthwick Field b. 11/Oct/1787
Margaret B. Field married John Fitzhugh May on 18/Oct/1808 in Brunswick Co., VA
Revolutionary War Records VIRGINIA
SECTION II, (5), [DOCUMENT No. 31--LIST No. 2] (5) LIST OF OFFICERS OF THE VIRGINIA CONTINENTAL AND STATE SINES AND STATE NAVY, WHOSE NAMES APPEAR ON THE ARMY REGISTER, AND WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED LAND FOR REVOLUTIONARY SERVICES, OR NOT IN THE CHARACTERS IN WHICH THEY THERE APPEAR.
83. Field, Theophilus Lieutenant S. N. Commissioned lieutenant in Aug. 1779; did not resign his commission, but was in actual service, and supernumerary, to the end of the war. Entitled to land for the war.
Virginia Navy in the Revolution
FIELD (Feild), THEOPHILUS. Lt. Dragon, March 10, 1779. Served to the end of the War. USP. He died intestate in Brunswick Co. between June 28 and Sept 28, 1789. Wife Martha. Tombstone on grave. Family Bible burned. Only heir in 1838, Mrs. Mary B. May. Letter of administration to John F. May of Petersburg, brother of Judge May. MC III, 441.
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