SCOFIELD ANNEX

 

Nancy C. (Scofield) Gardner Pedigree

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Special thanks to George Edgar Drake for compiling much of the information displayed in this annex.

 

 

Origin of the surname “Scofield/Schofield:”

 

 

Generation

 

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6   Elisha Scofield/Schofield

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1764 in New York State.  Died 6 September 1859, age 95, at Theresa, Jefferson County, New York; interred Evans Mills Cemetery.  At age 16 served as personal waiter, valet, and general aide to General George Washington for a year during the Revolutionary War.  At age 17 joined the Continental Army, enlisting in Colonel Waterbury’s regiment of Connecticut Volunteers.

 

In 1812 moved his family to LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1820 US Census: Elisha, age over 45 and employed in agriculture, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male age 16 to 18; 4 males age 16 to 26; 3 females age 10 to 16; 2 females age 16 to 26; and 1 female over age 45.  Two members of the household were employed in manufacturing and 3 were employed in agriculture.

 

1850 US Census: Elisha, age 86 and b. NYS, resided in the household of Oliver Flint (age 47 in NYS, employed as a farmer), who headed a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Elisha’s wife, Abigail (age 83); Henry Flint (age 21); O. Douglas Flint (age 15); Egbert Flint (age 11); Sidney Flint (age 7); Sally Flint (age 47); Mary Flint (age 21); Esther Flint (age 17); and Sylvia Flint (age 13).

 

2.  Wife: Abigail Ingerson

 

Born about 1767 at Bedford, New York.  Died .  Married Elisha Scofield and soon after moved to Greenfield, Saratoga County, New York.

     

1860 US Census: Abigail, age 93, b. VT, was living in the household of Benson Baxter (age 38, b. NYS, and employed as a blacksmith) in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Eliza Ann Baxter (age 25, b. NYS); and Lucina Baxter (age 11, b. NYS).

 

3.  Children: (ten daughters and 4 sons)

(order uncertain)

 

a. Alva Scofield: See generation 5, below.

 

b. Elisha Scofield, Jr.: Born about 1802 in New York State.  Employed as a farmer and in 1850 resided next door to his older brother, Alvah.  Married Linda (?) and had the following children:

 

(1. Frances M. Scofield: (female) Born about 1830.

 

1850 US Census: Frances Scofield, age 20, b. NYS, resided in the household of Moses Child, age 61, b. PA, and employed as a farmer beside the residences of Samuel and Joseph Child, in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Moses Child’s children: Moses Child, Jr. (age 18, b. NYS); Mahlon Child (age 15, b. NYS); and Henrietta Palmater (age 11, b. NYS).

 

1860 US Census: Frances, age 30, was living in the household of John Middletoon (age 44, employed as a farmer) in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included John’s wife, Lucy Middletoon (age 42); son, William G. Middletoon (age 19); and Andrew J. Middletoon (age 16).  All were born in New York State.

 

(2. Vincent Scofield: Born about 1832.

 

(3. Norman Scofield: Born about 1833.

 

(4. Richard Scofield: Born about 1835.

 

(5. Rhoda A. Scofield: Born about 1841.

 

(6. Patsey Lonilia Scofield: Born about1844.

 

(7. Stephen H. Scofield: Born about 1849.

 

b. Abigail Scofield: Married (?) Ingram.

 

c. Elizabeth Scofield.

 

d. Sally Scofield: Married Warren Oliver Flint and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Sylvia I. Flint: (interred Evans Mills Cemetery) Married William H. Walrath (interred Evans Mills Cemetery) of LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York and had the following children:

 

(a. W. G. Walrath: (more info) In 1932 resided at Sandy Creek, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(b. Carrie M. Walrath: In 1932 resided at Sandy Creek, Jefferson County, New York.

 

5   Alvah Scofield

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1775.  Died 15 February 1880, age 84/85, at his residence near Sanford Corners, Jefferson County, New York; interred 17 February in LeRay Township.  Employed as a farmer and in 1850 resided next door to his younger brother, Elisha, Jr.  Was one of the 1st settlers of LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York and helped build the 1st church erected in Evans Mills.  Served as a Private in the units of Captains Ezra Ingerson (4 Mar to 22 Mar 1813) and Rufus Barr (12 Oct to 8 Nov 1814) during the War of 1812, participating in several alerts and at the Battle of Sackets Harbor.

 

1850 US Census: Alvah, age 54, employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his son, Amos Scofield (age 22); son, Ebenezer Scofield (age 20); son, John Scofield (age 8); wife, Hannah Scofield (age 47); daughter, Cynthia Scofield (age 23); daughter, Lydia Scofield (age 16); daughter, Nancy C. Scofield (age 13); and daughter, Genine A. Scofield (age 4).  All were born in New York State.

 

1860 US Census: Alva, age 65, b. NYS, was living in the household of Aaron Scofield (age 31, employed as a farmer) in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

2.  Wife: Hannah Burdick

 

Born about 1803; daughter of Ephraim and Mercy (Parsons) Burdick.  Died 17 July 1885.  Resided last at Sandford Corners, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Alvah Scofield on 5 January 1826 at Kingsborough, Montgomery County, New York with Reverend Elisha Vale, Pastor of the local Presbyterian Church, officiating.

 

3.  Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Cynthia Scofield: (photos) Born about 1827.  “Sister of grandmother Gardner.”  Married (?) Adams and (perhaps) had the following daughter:

 

(1. Blanche Adams: (photos) Perhaps resided at Ava, New York.  Married Alison Castle.

 

b. Amos C. Scofield: Born about 1828.  Married Mary Birdsley and had the following son:

      

1850 US Census: Amos, age 22, was living in his father’s household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Amos, age 41 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Mary Scofield (age 43); son, Myron Scofield (age 16); Alvah Scofield (age 76, retired farmer); and Alvah’s wife, Hannah Scofield (age70).  All were born in New York State.

 

1880 US Census: Amos, age 51 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Mary Scofield (age 53); son, Myron Scofield (age 25, single); and mother, Hannah Scofield (age 77).  All were born in New York State.

 

(1. Myron V. Scofield: Born 20 July 1854 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 2 November 1944, age 90, at the home of his nephew, George D. Merriman, at Fine Corners; interred Black River Cemetery.  Married Nettie A. Merriman (d. 18 Aug 1939) on 5 October 1882 and resided at 134 Maple Street, Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Was an officer of the Black River Bending Company, which closed about 1924, and then as a stock broker for the New York Air Brake Company, Watertown.

 

1910 US Census: Myron V., age 55 and employed as a store keeper at the air brake works, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 27 years, Nettie A. Scofield (age 48, had had no children); and hired man (farm laborer), Dean E. Wolcott (age 17, single).

 

c. Aaron Scofield: (perhaps) Born about 1829. Employed as a farmer.  Married Mary (?) (b. abt 1827) and had the following son:

 

1860 US Census: Aaron, age 31 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Scofield (age 33); son, Myron Scofield (age 6); perhaps father, Alva Scofield (age 65); perhaps mother, Hannah Scofield (age 60); Cynthia Scofield (age 33); John Scofield (age 17); and Genene Scofield (age 15).  All were born in New York State.

 

(1. Myron Scofield: Born about 1854.

 

d. Ebenezer “Eben” Scofield: (photos) Born about 1830.  Died 24 August 1894 (also seen: 1927), age 64; interred Quaker Burying Ground, LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Lois H. Gardner (photos) (d. 23 Aug 1895, age 71; interred with Eben) (see Para. B.2.a. of gen 5 of the Gardner Annex) and had the following children:

  

1850 US Census: Ebenezer, age 19, resided in the household of Joel Hayworth (age 60, b. PA) in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Joel E. Hayworth (age 24); Mary Hayworth (age 61); Lydia H. Anderson (age 31); Martha Hayworth (age 25); Emily A. Hayworth (age 22); MaryAnn Spoden (age 26); Hannah Hayworth (age 22); and Margaret P. Hayworth (age 18).

 

1860 US Census: Ebenezer, age 29 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lois Scofield (age 34); and daughter, Julia (age 1).  All were born in New York State.

 

1870 US Census: Ebenezer, age 40 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Lois Scofield (age 46); son, John Scofield (age 12); Alissa/Almira Scofield (age 9); Eli Gardner (age 28, employed as a farmer); and Eli’s wife, Leora Gardner (age 21).  All were born in New York State.

 

1880 US Census: Ebenezer, age 50 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Lois H. Scofield (age 55); and daughter, Elmina Scofield (age 19).  All, and their parents, were born in New York State.

 

(1. Elimina “Mina” Scofield: (?) Bacon.

 

(2. Julia V. Scofield: (photos) (more info) Born 7 November 1858.  Died 23 April 1940 (age 81) at the home of her nephew, Albert A. Haap, near Evans Mills on the Philadelphia Road; interred Evans Mills Cemetery, Evans Mills, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Charles Haap, age 66 (b. NYS, parents b. Germany) and employed as a laborer in a machine shop, was heading a household at 481 Lyell Avenue, Rochester, Monroe County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Julia Haap, age 61 (b. NYS, as were her parents).  Enumerated 10 January 1920.

 

Julia married Charles Haap (b. abt 1854) and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Edna Haap. (photos) Never married.

 

e. Lydia C. Scofield: (photos) Born about 1834.  Married (?) Christie.

 

f. Nancy C. Scofield: See generation 4, below.

  

g. John Scofield: (photos) Born about 1842.  Married Mecelia (?) (photos) and had the following son:

 

(1. Henry A. Scofield: (photos) Married Anna (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Earl Scofield. (photos)

 

(b. Mahlon Scofield. (photos)

 

h. Gerene/Genine A. Scofield: (photos) (Female) Born about 1846.  Married Casey Eldridge (photos).

 

4   Nancy C. Scofield:

 

Born 1836.  Died 1917.  Married Samuel Gardner, generation 4 of the Gardner Annex.

 

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Other (still unknown) Scofields

 

1. (?) Scofield: Married Louise Brondstatter. (Note: there was a Louise Brondstatter (b. 5/6 Apr 1858, d. 4 Feb 1963) who married Edwin Miller (b. 26 Apr 1855, d. 1937.)

 

2. Elnathan Scofield: Born between 1775 and 1794.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1820 US Census: Age 26 to 45 and employed in agriculture.  The household also included 2 males under age 10; 1 female under age 10; and 1 female age 26 to 45.

 

3. Seymour Scofield: Born about 1806 in New York State.

 

1850 US Census was age 44, b. NYS, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eliza Scofield (age 39); daughter, Melissa Scofield (age 18); daughter, Laura Ann Scofield (age 15); daughter, Mary E. Scofield (age 13); son, Rodman thus Scofield (age 10); son, Earl Scofield (age 8); son, Ezra Scofield (age 6); daughter, Fanny Scofield (age 3); and son, Seth Scofield (age 1).

 

Seymour Scofield married Eliza (?) (b. abt 1811) and had the following children:

 

a. Melissa Scofield: Born about 1832.

 

b. Laura Anna Scofield: Born about 1835.

 

c. Mary E. Scofield: Born about 1837.

 

d. Rodman Scofield: Born about 1840.

 

e. Earl Scofield: Born about 1842.

 

f. Ezra Scofield: Born about 1844.

 

g. Fanny Scofield: Born about 1847.

 

h. Seth Scofield: Born about 1849.

 

4. Daniel H. Scofield: Born about 1835.  Employed as a dry goods merchant.

 

1860 US Census: Daniel, age 25 and employed as a merchant, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife Eliza Scofield (age 24); and daughter, Mary E. Scofield (age 2 months).  All were born in New York State.

 

1870 US Census: Daniel H., age 36 and employed as a merchant, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife, Eliza A. Scofield (age 34); daughter, Mary E. Scofield (age 10); son, William T. Scofield (age 8); and daughter, Marsha A. Scofield (age 5).  All were born in New York State.

 

1880 US Census: Daniel, age 46 and employed as a merchant, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife, Eliza Scofield (age 44), daughter, Mary Scofield (age 20); son, William Scofield (age 18); and daughter, Mattie Scofield (age 14).  All, and their parents, were born in New York State.

 

1900 US Census: D.H. Scofield, age 66 (b. Feb 1834) and employed as a dry goods merchant, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife of 42 years, Eliza Scofield (age 64 – b. Mar 1836, had had 3 children, all still alive).  Both, and their parents, born New York State.

 

1910 US Census: Daniel, age 76, was heading a household on Clark Street in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife of 52 years, Eliza A. Scofield (age 74, had had 3 children, all still alive); daughter, Martha (Scofield) MacAfee (age 45, had had 4 children, 2 still alive); Martha’s husband of 23 years, Harlan Mac Afee (age 44, b. OH, as were his parents, employed as a shirt maker); Martha’s son, Donald Mac Afee (age 4); and Martha’s daughter, Florence Mac Afee (age 20).

 

Daniel H. Scofield married Eliza A. (?) about 1958 and had the following children:

 

a. Mary E. Scofield: Born about 1860.

 

b. William T. Scofield: Born about 1862.

 

1900 US Census: William, age 38 (b. Apr 1862) and employed as a dry goods merchant, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 6 years, Celia Scofield (age 30 – b. Mar 1870, had had 1 child, still living); and daughter, Grace Scofield (age 5 – b. Mar 1895).  All, and their parents, were born in NYS.

 

c. Marsha/Martha “Mattie” A. Scofield: Born about 1865.  Married Harlan MacAfee (b. about 1866 in OH; parents also b. OH) about 1887.  In 1910 resided with her parents on Clark Street in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Harlan was employed as a shirt maker.  In 1910 Marsha and Harlan had the following children: (4 total; 2 still alive in 1910)

 

(1. Florence MacAfee: Born about 1890.

 

(2. Unknown.

 

(3. Unknown.

 

(4. Donald MacAfee: Born about 1906.

 

5. Thomas Scofield: Born about 1791 in New York State.  Employed as a farmer.  Married Mary (?) (b. abt1795 in NYS) and had the following children:

 

1860 US Census: Thomas, age 69 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Scofield (age 65); son, Wilbert (age 28, employed as a farmer); and daughter, Glory/Clara Scofield (age 24).  All were born in New York State.

 

Thomas Scofield married Mary (?) (abt 1795) and had the following children:

 

a. Wilbert Scofield: Born about 1832.  Employed as a farmer.

 

b. Glory/Clara Scofield: Born about 1836.

 

6. Samuel Scofield: Born about 1837.  Employed as a carpenter.  Resided in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Samuel, age 43 and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Fanny Scofield (age 42); son, Lewis Scofield (age 18); daughter, Jennie Scofield (age 16); son, Thadeus Scofield (age 8); son, Earl Scofield (age 5); and father-in-law, Daniel Rogers (age 88).

 

1900 US Census: Samuel, age 62 (b. Jun 1837) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 40 years, Fannie Scofield (age 61 – b. Sep 1838, had had 5 children, 3 still alive); and son, Earl D. Scofield (age 25 – b. 1874).

 

Samuel Scofield married Fanny/Fannie Rogers (b. Sep 1838), daughter of Daniel Rogers (b. abt 1792) about 1860 and had the following children:

 

a. Lewis Scofield: Born about 1862.

 

b. Jennie Scofield: Born about 1864.

 

c. Thadeus Scofield: Born about 1872.

 

d. Earl D. Scofield: Born about 1875.

 

Probably Not Close Relatives:

 

1. Thomas Scofield: Born about 1815 in Ireland.  Appears to have resided in Canada before emigrating to the United States between 1847 and 1849.  Resided in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Was employed as a mason.  Married Ann (?) (b. abt 1820 in Ireland) and had the following children:

 

1850 US Census: Thomas, age 35, b. Ireland, employed as a mason, was heading a household in Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ann Scofield (age 30, b. Ireland); daughter, Mary A. Scofield (age 14, b. Canada); son, Patrick Scofield (age 11, b. Canada); daughter, Elizabeth Scofield (age 9, b. Canada); son, William Scofield (age 8, b. Canada); son, Thomas Scofield, Jr. (age 6, b. Canada); son, George Scofield(age 3, b. Canada); and daughter, Margaret Scofield (age 8 months, b. NYS).

 

a. Mary A. Scofield: Born about 1836 in Canada.

 

b. Patrick Scofield: Born about 1839 in Canada.

 

c. Elizabeth Scofield: Born about 1841 in Canada.

 

d. William Scofield: Born about 1842 in Canada.

 

e. Thomas Scofield, Jr.: Born about 1844 in Canada.

 

f. George Scofield: Born about 1847 in Canada.

 

g. Margaret Scofield: Born about 1849 in New York State.

 

2. Milton Schofield: Born about 1872.  Employed as a dairy farmer.  Resided on Rutland Hollow Road, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Milton, age 38 and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on Rutland Hollow Road in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 18 years, Ella Schofield (age 35, had had 5 children, all still alive); son, George Schofield (age 15, single); son, Ron Schofield (age 12); son, Ford Schofield (age 10); son, Omer (sp) Schofield (age 8); and daughter, Catherine (sp) Schofield (age 2).

 

Milton Schofield married Ella (?) and had the following children:

 

a. George Schofield: Born about 1895.

 

b. Ron Schofield: Born about 1898.

 

c. Ford Schofield: Born about 1900.

 

d. Omer (sp) Schofield: Born about 1902.

 

e. Catherine Schofield: Born about 1908.

 

 

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