Canfield, Winfield Scott

Canfield, Winfield Scott

Male 1847 - 1938  (91 years)

Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Canfield, Winfield Scott  [1
    Born 22 Apr 1847  Cranesville, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 4 Oct 1850  Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 24 Jul 1860  Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 8 Oct 1938  Kingsbury, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried Union Mills Cemetery, Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I25162  Sackett | Descendants of Capt. Richard Sackett
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2020 

    Father Canfield, Gideon Wellman,   b. 8 Apr 1811, Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1890, Hanna, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Pratt, Clarissa,   b. 14 Apr 1814, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1867  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1834  Arlington, Bennington County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 9 children 
     1. Canfield, Sarah,   b. 26 Jan 1835, Cranesville, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1835, Hope Cemetery, Cranesville, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Canfield, Clarissa Philinda,   b. Abt 1837, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     3. Canfield, Henry A.,   b. 17 Aug 1838, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1917  (Age 78 years)
     4. Canfield, John,   b. 15 May 1842, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1924, Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Canfield, William Amos,   b. 20 Apr 1844, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1865  (Age 21 years)
    +6. Canfield, Winfield Scott,   b. 22 Apr 1847, Cranesville, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1938, Kingsbury, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     7. Canfield, Lydia Anne,   b. 24 Feb 1851, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1880  (Age 29 years)
     8. Canfield, Frances,   b. 30 Apr 1853, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1864  (Age 10 years)
     9. Canfield, Margaret,   b. 2 Jun 1859, Hanna, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1961, La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
     
    Family ID F9111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Davis, Olive,   b. 22 Feb 1853,   d. 3 Nov 1927, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1877  Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Canfield, Maude Laura,   b. 7 Sep 1878, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1936, Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. Canfield, Edson Scott,   b. 21 Mar 1880, Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1949, La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +3. Canfield, Richard Ward,   b. 4 Apr 1886, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1960, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Canfield, Olive Mae,   b. 20 Jan 1890, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1972, La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2020 
    Family ID F9122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Apr 1847 - Cranesville, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 4 Oct 1850 - Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 24 Jul 1860 - Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Oct 1877 - Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Canfield, Maude Laura - 7 Sep 1878 - Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Canfield, Edson Scott - 21 Mar 1880 - Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Canfield, Richard Ward - 4 Apr 1886 - La Porte County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Canfield, Olive Mae - 20 Jan 1890 - Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 1938 - Kingsbury, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Union Mills Cemetery, Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Notes 

  • Sources 
    1. [S506] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 17 Dec 2020.
      1850 Census, enumerated 4 Oct 1850 in Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana, USA

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Gideon Canfield M 40 Pennsylvania
      Clarissa Canfield F 36 New York
      Filinda Canfield F 14 Pennsylvania
      Henry Canfield M 12 Pennsylvania
      John Canfield M 8 Pennsylvania
      Amos Canfield M 6 Pennsylvania
      Scott Canfield M 3 Pennsylvania
      Nehemiah Pratt M 66 Vermont

      Household ID: 110
      Line Number: 12
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: M432
      Affiliate Film Number: 157
      GS Film Number: 442935
      Digital Folder Number: 004192462
      Digital Folder Number: 004192462
      Image Number: 00359
      Image Number: 00359
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: N01149-2
      Record Number: 14573

      "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHJP-H24 : 13 December 2020), Gideon Canfield, Noble Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States; citing family 110, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S1018] Obituary (Reliability: 3), 17 Dec 2020.
      Typed obituary at https://images.findagrave.com/photos/2015/94/120179391_1428272159.jpg

      OBITUARY

      W. S. CANFIELD, 91, passes away (Oct. 8, 1938)

      Funeral to be held tomorrow.

      ------

      W. S. Canfield, age 91, of Union Mills, a resident of LaPorte (sic) County for 89 years, passed away at 5 p.m. Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Craft of Kingsbury.

      Mr. Canfield had been ill for 10 months with a complication of diseases.

      He was born in Erie County, Pennsylvania, on April 22, 1847, and moved to Union Mills with his parents when he was two years old. He had resides with his daughter at Kingsbury for the past two years, moving there from Union Mills.

      Mr. Canfield was a retired farmer.

      On October 22, 1877, in Noble Township, he married Olive Davis.

      He is survived by two sons, Ed Canfield and Richard Canfield, of LaPorte; one daughter, Mrs. John Craft of Kingsbury; seven grandchildren, tow great-grandchildren and one sister, Maggie Carpenter. One grandson preceded him in death.

      Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the daughter's home in Kingsbury. The Rev. W.E. Clarke will officiate, and burial will be in the Union Mills cemetery with Kosanke Brothers of Union Mills in charge.

      Mr. Canfield was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge of Union Mills.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    3. [S500] 1860 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 17 Dec 2020.
      1860 Census, enumerated 24 Jul 1860 in Noble Township, La Porte County, Indiana, USA

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Gideon W Canfield M 50 Vermont
      Clarissa Canfield F 46 Vermont
      Henry Canfield M 21 Penn
      John Canfield M 18 Penn
      Amos Canfield M 15 Penn
      Scott Canfield M 13 Penn
      Lydia Canfield F 9 Indiana
      Frances Canfield F 8 Indiana
      Margaret Canfield F 1 Indiana

      Page: 160
      Household ID: 1185
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Affiliate Publication Number: M653
      Affiliate Film Number: 275
      GS Film Number: 803275
      Digital Folder Number: 005165845
      Image Number: 00346
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: N01712-0
      Record Number: 13450

      "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4N5-4CR : 11 November 2020), Gideon W Canfield, 1860.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 17 Dec 2020.
      The South Bend Tribune (South Bend, Indiana), 11 Oct 1938, Page 18

      LA PORTE. -- Funeral services for Wihfield Scott Canfield, 91, Laporte (sic) county pioneer who died Saturday in the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Craft, Kingsbury, were held this afternoon in the Craft home.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    5. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 17 Dec 2020.
      Memorial ID 120179391
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/120179391

      Winfield Scott Canfield
      Birth 22 Apr 1847
      Cranesville, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
      Death 8 Oct 1938 (aged 91)
      La Porte County, Indiana, USA
      Burial
      Union Mills Cemetery
      Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana, USA
      Plot 1st add, lot 79W, gr 1

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 16 Dec 2020.
      Memorial ID 120177953
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/120177953

      Gideon Wellman "G.W" Canfield
      Birth 8 Apr 1809
      New York, USA
      Death 12 May 1890 (aged 81)
      Hanna, La Porte County, Indiana, USA
      Burial
      Union Mills Cemetery
      Union Mills, La Porte County, Indiana, USA
      Plot old sect, row 8, gr 3

      Gideon was born in Pownal NY, which is now Vermont

      1st Marriage - Clarissa Pratt on May 4, 1834
      Of this marriage nine children. Located resting place of all except Sarah Canfield b: Jan.26,1835 Cranesville, Erie co., PA d: April 27,1835 same as birth place.

      2nd Marriage - Mary Elizabeth Mun on April 1869
      Of this marriage two children: Clarissa Canfield Dettweiler and George D. Canfield.

      *It seems it was a common practice to give a child the name of a child who had passed away. This can cause confusion when searching the family tree.

      Interesting info regarding the family of Gideon Wellman Canfield
      Gideon?s parents, Anson Canfield and PHILINDA WELLMAN b:1790 d:1869
      Gideon married on May 4,1834, 1st wife CLARISSA Pratt b:1814 d:1867
      They had nine children. A daughter was named CLARISSA PHALINDA b:1836 d:1863.*

      After the death of his 1st wife in 1867 Gideon married his 2nd wife Mary Elizabeth nee: Mun, Hitchcoock, in April 1869. They had two children, George b:1872 d:1924 and CLARISSA PHALINDA b:1870 d:1939.

      Researched by Ted Smith


Home Page |  What's New |  Most Wanted |  Surnames |  Photos |  Histories |  Documents |  Cemeteries |  Places |  Dates |  Reports |  Sources