Ensign Walter Fairfield1

b. say 1631, d. 20 July 1723
Ensign Walter Fairfield|b. s 1631\nd. 20 Jul 1723|p9393.htm|John Fairfield|b. c 1610\nd. 20 Dec 1646|p9391.htm|Elizabeth (—?—) (Fairfield-Palfrey)|d. b Dec 1649|p9392.htm|||||||||||||

6th great-granduncle of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
8th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
     Ensign Walter Fairfield was born say 1631, probably in England.1 He was the son of John Fairfield and Elizabeth (—?—) (Fairfield-Palfrey).1 He married first Sarah Skipper, daughter of William Skipper and Sarah Fisher, on 28 December 1654 at Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1 He married second Mrs. Sarah Whipple, widow of Joseph, intentions published on 8 April 1711 at Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts.1 He died on 20 July 1723 in Wenham "in his 92d y[ear]."2,1
Additional Data
Walter Fairfield was mentioned in his father John Fairfield's will dated 10 December 1646 in Wenham.3 Click to view image

Children of Ensign Walter Fairfield and Sarah Skipper


  1. [S867] Wynn Cowan Fairfield, Descendants of John Fairfield of Wenham (New York: n.pub., 1953), 8.
  2. [S871] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Wenham Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Boston: The Essex Institute, 1904), 196.
  3. [S862] Essex Institute, The Probate Records of Essex County Massachusetts (Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, Printers, 1916-1917), 2 vols., 1: 73-76.
  4. [S867] Wynn Cowan Fairfield, Descendants of Fairfield, 9.
  5. [S867] Wynn Cowan Fairfield, Descendants of Fairfield, 10.