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Wingfields of Campbell County, Virginia

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William Preston Wingfield [Parents] was born 1, 2 on 10 Jul 1861 in Gladys, Campbell Co., VA. He died 3 on 19 Jan 1931 in Lynchburg, Campbell Co., VA. The cause of death was apoplexy, hypertension. He was buried 4 on 21 Jan 1931 in Wingfield Cemetery, Campbell Co., VA. He married 5 Nannie Bob Elder about 1885. William resided in 1880 in Falling River, Campbell Co. w/ parents. He was counted in a census in Virginia. He resided in 1900/1931 in Lynchburg, Campbell Co., VA. He was employed as freight transfer in 1910 in Lynchburg, VA. He was employed as owner, gas station in 1927/1931 in Lynchburg, VA.

Nannie Bob Elder was born 1 in Sep 1863 in Campbell Co., VA. She died in 1937 in Lynchburg, VA. She married 2 William Preston Wingfield about 1885. Nannie was born in 1867 in Hanover, VA. She was counted in a census in (1870, 1880), 1900, 1910,(1930).

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They had the following children:

  F i Ella Frances Wingfield was born on 26 Nov 1885 in Campbell Co., VA. She died on 5 Sep 1942 in Lynchburg, VA. She married Raymond Prescott Viar in March 1916.
  F ii Gertavoe Holmes Wingfield was born in Sep 1888 in VA. She died in 1962 in VA. She married Daniel Hubbard on January 26, 1911.
  F iii Flora Samuel Wingfield was born on 6 Dec 1889 in Hanover, VA. (Family records report her birth as in 1896.) She died in 1969. She married William Holt October 3, 1919.
  M iv Conrad Barksdale Wingfield was born on 3 Dec 1892 in Hanover, VA; or 12/2?. He died in Nov 1977 in Lynchburg, VA. He married Carrie Walton in December 1913.
Conrad was employed 1 as in RR Fireman. He resided 2 in Lynchburg, VA 24502. He resided in 1930 in 2100 Main St., val. 3500. [Notes]
  M v Ralph Preston Wingfield was born 1 on 19 Apr 1895 in VA. He died in May 1969 in VA. He married Alice Monaghan on August 7, 1915.
He resided in Lynchburg, VA 24501. He was employed as in 1930 in foundery salesman. [Notes]
  F vi Ardis Wingfield was born on 19 Jan 1899 in VA. She died in 1971. She married Herbert Cox in 1928.
  M vii Willie Bob Wingfield was born 1 on 19 Nov 1900 in Campbell Co., VA. He died on 22 Sep 1983 in Lynchburg, VA. He married Amye Beatrice Johnson on January 23, 1923.
He was a member of West Lynchburg Baptist Church. He was employed as a Master Machinist for Price and Clements. He was counted in the census records of 1910 (with his parents); and 1930. [Notes]

Capt. William Henry Wingfield Capt. [Parents] was born on 2 Jan 1826 in North Carolina. He died on 26 Dec 1907 in Campbell Co., VA. He married Letitia Bennett on 10 Jan 1854 in Franklin Co., VA prb.. William was born on 2 Jan 1826 in Franklin Co., VA. He was employed as Laborer in 1850 in Franklin Co., VA. He was employed as overseer in 1860 in Campbell Co., VA. He was employed as Tobacconist (son's birth cert.) in 1861 in Campbell Co., VA. He resided after 1865 in Little Falling River, Campbell Co., VA. He was employed as farmer in 1880 in Campbell Co., VA.

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Letitia Bennett [Parents] was born 1 on 1 May 1830 in Franklin Co., VA. She died on 24 Jun 1907 in Campbell Co., VA prb.. She married Capt. William Henry Wingfield Capt. on 10 Jan 1854 in Franklin Co., VA prb..

They had the following children:

  F i MARY ANN WINGFIELD, b. Abt. 1854, Campbell Co., VA prb.; d. Aft. June 21, 1946, Lynchburg, VA?; m. [--?--] JONES, b. Abt. 1850, prb. VA.; 1880, not listed in parents household
  F ii SARAH VIRGINIA WINGFIELD, b. July 10, 1856, Hanover, VA; d. May 19, 1900; 1880, no longer in parents household, married?
  M iii ROBERT CALVIN WINGFIELD, b. January 10, 1858, Hanover, VA; d. 1918; 1880, census: living at Falling River, Campbell Co. w/ parents; unmarried farmer
  F iv FRANCES ELEANORA WINGFIELD, b. December 03, 1859, Hanover, VA; d. 1948, Lynchburg, VA?; m. [--?--] GILCHRIST, Bef. 1880; b. Abt. 1850, prb. VA.
  M v William Preston Wingfield
  F vi EMMA LEE WINGFIELD, b. July 10, 1866, Cambpell Co.; d. September 23, 1917.
  F vii MATTIE BURTON WINGFIELD, b. April 08, 1868, Campbell Co., VA; d. Aft. June 21, 1946, Lynchburg, VA?; m. [--?--] EVANS; b. Abt. 1860, Prb. VA.
  F viii ADA LILLIAN WINGFIELD, b. July 20, 1870, Campbell Co., VA; d. November 26, 1912.
  F ix IDA LEONARD WINGFIELD, b. July 20, 1870, Campbell Co., VA; d. February 28, 1911.

William Wingfield , Jr. was born in 1791 in prb. Albemarle Co., VA. He died 1 in 1862 in Franklin Co., VA. He married 2 Mary Brooks Tench on 6 Jan 1817 in Franklin, VA. William resided in 1820/1860 in Franklin Co., VA. He was employed as in 1860 in Farmer.

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Mary Brooks Tench was born about 1795 in prb. Albemarle Co., VA. She died after 1860 in Franklin Co., VA. She married 1 William Wingfield , Jr. on 6 Jan 1817 in Franklin, VA.

They had the following children:

  M i Oliver Pinckney WINGFIELD, born 1819 at VA;d. June 06, 1862 in battle, Harrisonburg, VA- Port Republic; married Delilah "Sink" Smith April 03, 1843. Service Record: Enlisted as a Private in Company D, 58th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 23 July 1861 at the age of 42. Killed Company D, 58th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 06 June 1862 in Harrisonburg, VA ("American Civil War Soldiers"). Oliver and one or two sons died serving with Stonewall Jackson.
  F ii Parthenia WINGFIELD was born in 1823 at Franklin, VA, USA and died after 1860. Unmarried. (She is listed as deaf and dumb in the 1860 census.)
  F iii Dorothea A. "Dolly" WINGFIELD was born in 1825 at Franklin, VA, USA. She married James Adkins.
  M iv Capt. William Henry Wingfield
  M v Pinckney Green WINGFIELD, born 7 July 1827 at NC; d. April 28, 1908 at Snow Creek, Franklin Co., VA; married Harriet B. Cooper September 06, 1850; married Lucy Lovell Woody February 1897 in Franklin Co.; served with 10th VA Calvary Comp A.
  M vi Lewis Franklin WINGFIELD, born 12 November 1831 at Snow Creek, Franklin, VA, USA; d. May 20, 1907 in Franklin Co.; married Virginia Elizabeth Wingfield in Nov. 1856; married Letitia Bock in 1885.

Stephan Preston Bennett was born on 24 Feb 1805 in Prb. VA. He died on 1 Jan 1876 in Franklin Co. VA. He married 1 Mary Belcher on 24 Apr 1829 in Franklin Co., VA. Stephan was employed as Tobacconist & Farmer in 1860 in Franklin Co., VA.

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Mary Belcher was born on 14 Feb 1807 in Franklin Co. VA. She died 1 on 25 Jul 1859 in Franklin Co., VA. She married 2 Stephan Preston Bennett on 24 Apr 1829 in Franklin Co., VA. (She is also listed as dying on 1 Apr 1867 in Franklin Co. VA.)

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They had the following children:

  F i Letitia Bennett
  F ii Emily BENNETT b: 21 Dec 1831
  M iii Thomas BENNETT b: 27 Mar 1833
  M iv Frances BENNETT b: 13 Nov 1834, d: bef. 1850?
  M v Franklin Harrison BENNETT b: 10 May 1836, d: aft. 1870; Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 29 July 1861 in Company G, 57th Infantry Regiment Virginia; Wounded and POW on 03 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA; Hospitalized on 14 September 1864 at Charlottesville, VA; returned on 01 October 1864; Retired, disabled Company G, 57th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 07 October 1864; Hospitalized on 22 October 1864 at Charlottesville, VA (Leg amputated)
  F vi Sarah BENNETT b: 20 Jan 1838
  F vii Mary BENNETT b: 17 Jul 1839, m. CHARLES W GARLICK, December 30, 1866.
  F viii Julia BENNETT b: 31 Dec 1840, m. FRANCIS DIVERS, December 09, 1869.
  F ix Martha BENNETT b: 7 Jan 1843
  F x Prudence BENNETT b: 31 Mar 1844
  M xi James P. BENNETT b: 29 Jan 1846; Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 21 March 1864 in Company F, 42nd Infantry Regiment Virginia. POW on 12 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA; Confined on 18 May 1864 at Point Lookout, MD; Transferred on 03 August 1864 at Elmira, NY; Hospitalized on 13 July 1865; Died on 30 July 1865
  F xii Susan Machenhammer BENNETT b: 22 Feb 1849, m. SAMUEL E. PEDIGO, December 23, 1866.
  M xiii William H. BENNETT b: 26 May 1851
  F xiv Ellen B. BENNETT b: 14 Feb 1853

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