Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Tombstone Tuesday: Reynolds Finch Scofield, Oak Grove Cemetery, Raymond, Racine Co WI
REYNOLDS FINCH SCOFIELD was born Oct 23, 1783 in Darien, Fairfield Co CT, the son of JONATHAN SCOFIELD II and JEMIMA FINCH.
R.F. married ANN/ANNA PALMER on Sept 30, 1805 in Greenwich, Fairfield Co CT. They had several children all born in CT: GEORGE SCOFIELD, CHARLES SCOFIELD, Dr. JOHN LOZIER SCOFIELD, CATHERINE SCOFIELD (died 1848) and HESTER ANN SCOFIELD (who married Hiram Gilmore).
Around 1840 R.F. SCOFIELD and his entire family moved to what would become Racine Co in what was then the Wisconsin Territory. R.F. died there Jan 6, 1858.
Here is the grave of R.F. SCOFIELD's wife ANN/ANNA (PALMER) SCOFIELD, also at Oak Grove Cemetery, Raymond, Racine Co WI. After her husband's death, she lived with her son (my great x3 grandfather) CHARLES SCOFIELD from 1858 until her death Dec 4th, 1886.
CHARLES SCOFIELD's daughter MARY ANN SCOFIELD b 1835 NY was my gg grandmother. She married gg grandfather JOHN F. MARTINE April 12, 1851 in Yorkville, Racine Co WI.
Have a great day!