John Whitefield

Male Abt 1675 - 1743  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name John Whitefield 
    Born Abt 1675 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    mariner & freeholder 
    _UID 2319B3694115454FB610706403D8570B1933 
    Died 1743  Bideford, Devon, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bideford St. Mary Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I599  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 26 May 2020 

    Family Patience Vernam,   b. 1676, Bideford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1759  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1704  Bideford St. Mary, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Whitefield,   b. 1705, Bideford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1787, Bideford, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Patience Whitefield,   b. 1706, Bideford?, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1777, Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 70 years)
     3. Mary Whitefield,   b. 1710, Bideford?, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • In 1733 and 1741 John Whitefield, mariner, was a freeholder at Northam [QS7/14, QS7/20, Devon Freeholders Books, as transcribed by Friends of Devon's Archives www.foda.org.uk].

      [no title] BBT/A1/b/Bundle 30 1731
      These documents are held at North Devon Record Office
      Contents:
      John Whitefield, mariner, of Northam; counterpart, 1731
      (From Access to Archives- Bideford Bridge Trust Feofees' Leases & Deeds)

      Either the John Whitefield of Northam, will 3 Feb 1743, Archdeaconry of Barnstaple, or the John Whitefield of the "Plymouth", administration 29 Jul 1748, same probate court.

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      There were Whitefields (spelling variations) in Bideford since the 1500s at least, presumably John is one of those.

      Some possible John Whitfields, all sons of John;
      10 Sept 1670, Bideford;
      9 August 1676, Barnstaple
      9 March 1679 Chittlehampton

      Possibly relevant marriages in IGI for this time period
      John Whitfield to Ann Goord; 7 Feb 1652/3, Bideford?
      '' to Elizabeth Curtis, 24 July 1673, Bideford
      1661 Margaret Clement, Barnstaple
      13 Nov 1656 to Elizabeth Tucker, Barnstaple
      29 Sept 1656 to Agnes Gist, Bideford [prob. the John Whitefield, cordwainer, and wife Agnes who were questioned in the 1682 'Bideford Witch Trials.']