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Branches of the CHATFIELD Family

First Generation

*Thomas Chatfield was born in ?, Sussex, ENG 1450. Thomas died aft 1479.

There is a possibility that the Chatfield line has some relation to royalty as there is Coat of Arms listed in a visitation series for them.

Thomas Chatfield had the following child:

i. John Chatfield was born 1475.

Second Generation

*John Chatfield was born in ?, Sussex, ENG 1475. John died aft 1504.

John Chatfield had the following children:

i. John Chatfield
ii. Robert Chatfield
*iii. Richard Chatfield was born 1500.

Third Generation

*Richard Chatfield was born in ?, Sussex, ENG 1500. Richard died abt Jul 25, 1586 in Chichester, Sussex, ENG, at approximately 86 years of age. His body was interred Jul 26, 1586 in Chichester, Sussex, ENG.

He married Elizabeth Brane abt 1530 in ?, Sussex, ENG. Elizabeth was born abt 1511 in Hove, Sussex, ENG.

Richard Chatfield and Elizabeth Brane had the following children:

i. Nicholas Chatfield was born in Ditchling, Sussex, ENG abt 1531. He was probably the eldest male in this family as he owned the estate in Mid-Sussex with descendants at Ditchling.

*ii. Francis Chatfield was born Feb 8, 1532.

iii. George Chatfield was born in ?, Sussex, ENG 1535. His body was interred Feb 5, 1599/1600 in ?, Sussex, ENG. He married Agnes Unknown aft 1565. George married twice.

iv. Thomas Chatfield was born in of Chichester, Sussex, ENG abt 1536. Thomas died bef 1603 in ?, Sussex, ENG. He married Ann Underhill 1575 in ENGLAND.

v. Elizabeth Chatfield was born in of Chichester, Sussex, ENG abt 1538. She married Edward Munk in ENGLAND.

vi. Joan Chatfield was born in of Chichester, Sussex, ENG abt 1541. She married Thomas Esli in ENGLAND.

vii. Richard Chatfield was born in ?, Sussex, ENG abt 1550. Richard died abt Nov 13, 1609 in ?, Sussex, ENG, at approximately 59 years of age. His body was interred Nov 14, 1609 in Chichester, Sussex, ENG. He married Elizabeth Unknown Sep 15, 1595 in ENGLAND.

Fourth Generation

*Francis Chatfield was born in Oving, Sussex, ENG Feb 8, 1532. Francis died May 4, 1594 in Romboldswyke, Sussex Co., ENG, at 62 years of age. His body was interred abt May 5, 1594 in Romboldswyke, Sussex Co., ENG.

He married Anne Peckham abt 1560 in ?, Sussex, ENG. Anne was born abt 1536 in ?, Sussex, ENG. Anne was the daughter of John Peckham. Anne died Mar 2, 1602 in Chichester, Sussex, ENG, at 65 years of age.

When Francis Chatfield, Gentleman died, an inquisition court record finds that he owes rent on three properties, one called Chatfeeldes in Westmenston, Co. Sussex, England held by John Michelburne, Gent.; the second in Hamgate, Westmeston held by Edward Novell, Lord Aburgaveni and the third Mudberyes held by Lord Barteley. His wife Elizabeth and son Richard of 31 plus years are both mentioned in these proceedings.

Francis Chatfield and Anne Peckham had the following children:

i. Richard Chatfield was born in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG 1562. Richard died in ?, Sussex, ENG. He married Anne Cooper Jan 3, 1593 in ?, Sussex, ENG.

ii. Francis Chatfield was born in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG 1564. Francis died abt May 21, 1627 in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG, at approximately 62 years of age. His body was interred May 22, 1627 in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG. He married Mary Cowley Oct 7, 1595 in ?, Sussex, ENG.

*iii. George Chatfield was born 1566.

iv. Thomas Chatfield was born in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG 1568. Thomas died 1637 in ?, Sussex, ENG, at 69 years of age. He married twice. One of them was Dutch.

v. Joane Chatfield was born in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG 1571.

vi. Robert Chatfield was born in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG 1574. Robert died 1629 in ?, Sussex, ENG, at 55 years of age. He married Margery Haslegrove 1596 in ?, Sussex, ENG.

vii. William Chatfield was born in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG 1576. He married Sarah Unknown abt 1602.

viii. Edward Chatfield was born in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG 1578. Edward died 1626 in ?, Sussex, ENG, at 48 years of age. He married Jane Smmitt.

ix. James Chatfield was born in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG 1580. He married Joane Simnett.

x. Drew Chatfield was born in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG 1583.

Fifth Generation

*George Chatfield was born in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, ENG 1566. George died Nov 1619 in S. Mundham, Pagham, Sussex, ENG, at 53 years of age.

He married Margaret Unknown 1588 in N. Mundham, Pagham, Sussex, ENG. Margaret was born abt 1566 in ENGLAND. Margaret died Mar 17, 1638 in Pagham, Sussex, ENG, at 71 years of age.

George Chatfield and Margaret Unknown had the following children:

*i. Henry Chatfield was born Jul 15, 1588.

ii. Richard Chatfield was born in Pagham, Sussex, ENG 1590. Richard died bef 1681 in ?, Sussex, ENG. He married Jane Bassett Feb 23, 1613/1614 in All Saints, Chichester, Sussex, ENG.

iii. Unknown Chatfield was born in Pagham, Sussex, ENG 1601. Unknown died Oct 16, 1602 in Oving, Sussex, ENG, at 1 year of age.

iv. Jane Chatfield was born in Pagham, Sussex, ENG Jan 6, 1602. She was christened Jan 6, 1603 in Oving, Sussex, ENG.

Sixth Generation

*Henry Chatfield was born in S. Mundham, Pagham, Sussex, ENG Jul 15, 1588. Henry died Feb 1, 1636/1637 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG, at 48 years of age. His body was interred Feb 1, 1636/1637 in N. Mundham, Pagham, Sussex, ENG.

He married twice. He married Unknown Unknown. She died est 1613. He married Jane Wykeham 1614 in Mundham, Sussex, ENG. Jane was born abt 1588 in S. Mundham, Pagham, Sussex, ENG. Jane died abt Mar 16, 1638/1639 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG, at approximately 50 years of age. Jane's will was probated Mar 22, 1638 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG. She made a will Mar 15, 1638/1639 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG. Also spelled Wickham.

He made a will Jan 26, 1636/1637 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG.

Henry's will was probated Mar 3, 1636/1637 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG.

The will of Henry Chatfield (of North Mundham) 28 January 1636 [1636/1637].

To be buried in the churchyard. To the High Church of Chichester 6d. To Habell Ingram my son-in-law 12d. To my son John Chatfield 12d. To my son Edward Fowle 12d. To my son Francis Chatfield 100 pounds, providing that he surrender his estate in those copyhold lands that he is estated in unto his brother Thomas Chatfield which if he refuse to do, I give him 12d., for his portion.

To my son Norrisses children, George, Annis, and Joesph, 15 pounds to be equally divided among them at the age of twenty-one. If my son Francis die before the age of twenty-one years, reversion of his protion to my sons Thomas Chatfield and George Chatfield, equally divided. If my son Thomas die, then my lands shall go to Francis Chatfield, and if Franics died, then to George.

To my younger son, George Chatfield 10 pounds at the age of twenty-one, and if he do not live so long, reversion to my sons Francis Chatfield and Thomas Chatfield equally divided. To my wife Jane the use of my lands for life, and my best bed furnished.

Executor: Edward Fowle, Voerseers: Thomas Peirse and John Smith, to each of whm I give 3s 4d.
{Signed} The mark of Henry Chatfield,
Wittnesses: Thomas Whighd, and John Buckner.
Proved 3 March 1636 [1636/37] by Jane Chatfield,
Edward Fowle, the executor named in the will, first renouncing.
[Consistory of Chichester, vol. 19 fo. 54)

Henry Chatfield and Unknown Unknown had the following children:

i. Elizabeth Chatfield. She married Edward Fowle May 14, 1633. She and sister Miriam married on the same day, probably in a joint ceremony.

ii. Margaret Chatfield was born in ?, Sussex, ENG abt 1610. Margaret died aft 1635. She married George Norris 1629. George died aft 1633.

iii. John Chatfield was born in S. Mundham, Sussex, ENG abt 1612. John died bef 1702.

iv. Henry Chatfield was born in S. Mundham, Sussex, ENG abt 1614. Henry died 1614 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG, at less than one year of age.

Henry Chatfield and Jane Wykeham had the following children:

v. Miriam Chatfield was born in N. Mundham, Sussex. ENG abt 1615. Miriam died aft 1639. She married Abell Ingram May 14, 1633 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG. Abell was born abt 1614 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG. Abell was the son of Unknown Ingram. Abell died aft 1658. Miriam's line apparently is known back multiple generations in England.

vi. Francis Chatfield was born in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG Feb 24, 1616/1617. Francis died abt 1647 in Guilford Twp., New Haven, CT, USA. His body was interred 1647 in Chichester, Sussex, ENG. He was christened Feb 24, 1617 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG. Francis emigrated to Guilford, CT with the Kent and Sussex Co. followers of Rev. Henry Whitfield. He and his brothers were among the few listed as "Mr. and Gentleman" in Guilford's founding history.

When Guilford and New Haven voted to join their plantations, Francis opposed it. He was brought to court before the magistrates and deputies on Aug. 14, 1645 because of this. He died unmarried two years later and his estate went to brothers, Thomas and George Chatfield. He apparently was buried in a Cathedral back in England after his death.

vii. Sarah Chatfield was born in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG abt 1619. Sarah died bef Apr 3, 1629 at approximately 9 years of age. Her body was interred Apr 3, 1629 in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG.

*viii. Thomas Chatfield was born in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG Feb 16, 1621. Thomas died 1687 in East Hampton, Long Island, NY, at 66 years of age. He married Anne Higginson 1648 in Guilford Twp., New Haven, CT, USA.

ix. George Chatfield was born in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG Mar 20, 1624. George died Jun 9, 1671 in Killingworth, Middlesex, CT, at 47 years of age. He married twice. He married Sarah Bishop abt 1655. He married Isabel Nettleton Mar 29, 1659 in Guilford Twp., New Haven, CT, USA. Isabel died aft 1671.

Seventh Generation

Thomas Chatfield was born in N. Mundham, Sussex, ENG Feb 16, 1621. Thomas died 1687 in East Hampton, Long Island, NY, at 66 years of age. He married Anne Higginson born 1623, daughter of Rev. Frances Higginson and Anne {---} Higginson, 1648 in Guilford Twp., New Haven, CT, USA.

Children:
i. ANNA CHATFIELD.

Eighth Generation

ANNA CHATFIELD married 1670, JOSIAH STANSBOROUGH.

Children:
i. ANNA STANSBOROUGH born July 1, 1679.

Ninth Generation

ANNA STANSBOROUGH born July 1, 1679, married December 15, 1697, NATHANIEL HALSEY, born June 1, 1675, Southampton, Suffolk Couty, New York, (son of THOMAS HALSEY, JR. and MARY BARRETT) died 1746, Southampton, NY. ANNA died Southampton, NY.

Children:
i. ELISHIAH HALSEY born September 3, 1699, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York.
 
ii. RECOMPENSE HALSEY born August 19, 1700, married HANNAH JAGGER, (daughter of JERIAMIAH JAGGER and HANNAH (----) JAGGER). RECOMPENSE died 1777, Afton, New Jersey.
 
iii. EZEHIAH HALSEY born November 12, 1703, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York.
 
iv. ANANIAS HALSEY born January 10, 1705/6, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York.
 
v. ANNA HALSEY born July 29, 1707, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York.
 
vi. EUNICE HALSEY born March 3, 1709, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York.
 
vii. DEBORAH HALSEY born February 7, 1712, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York.
 
viii. NATHANIEL HALSEY, JR. born December 15, 1712, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, married EXPERIENCE HALSEY, born Southampton, Suffolk County, New York.
 
ix. PHOEBE HALSEY born May 31, 1714, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York.
 
x. MOSES HALSEY born July 12, 1716, Southampton, Suffolk County, New York.

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