Patriot: Pennifield, Thomas (1)(2, p.263)(5)(6)(N)

SAR #: P-268168 (5)

DAR #: A088568 (6)


Date: 1760 (1)(2)(5)(6)

Location: Frederick Co. MD (6)



Spouse: Heister (Eastor) (2) Esther Beanes (6)


Children: William, Lucy, Jane, Thomas, Martha, Catharine, Levy, Joseph, Anne, Eleassor, Airy. (2)

Support for American Revolution

Military Service: Private 2nd Maryland Line. Enlisted 1780 under Capt. Benjamin Price to serve in the Extra Regiment of the Continental Army. Served on the sloop "Porpoise" as a marine and saw two battles at sea. Served at the siege of Yorktown. Discharged in Annapolis in Aug. 1783. (2)(6)

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Residency: Montgomery Co. MD (6)


Date: Dec. 15, 1832 (1)(2)(5)(6)


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Notes: Alternative spellings of surname -- Penfield, Penefill, Pinfold, Pennefill. (1)(2) Pensioned in 1818. Widow applied for pension (W9224) July 1, 1839 in Mont. Co. and for bounty land warrant #29741-160-55 on May 4, 1855. (2)

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(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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