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In memory of Sarah Fairfield, my Paternal 7th Great-Grandmother on the LEONARD branch.


  • Genealogy of the Fitts or Fitz Family in America, by James H. Fitts & James H. Fitts, 1869. [Link]
  • Descendants of John Fairfield of Wenham, v.1, First five generations. By Wynn Cowan Fairfield, p. 23. [Link]
  • AGBI, Vol. 55, p. 94.


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Sarah Fairfield

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1725 May 16 (Baptism)

Wenham, Massachusetts


1749 Oct 31

Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts





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Sarah Fairfield was a daughter of Daniel Fairfield and Remember Stevens (daughter of Moses & Waitstill Stevens). Sarah and her twin, Daniel, were baptized May 16, 1725, at Wenham. Sarah was married first to Israel Rich of Sutton. The marriage intention was filed at Oxford in July, 1744. They had at least three children before Israel died at Worcester in 1748. She married second to Benjamin Fitts of Sutton on Oct. 31, 1749. They were married in Sutton and had at least five more children before her death, which occurred between 1759 and 1762.


Sarah Fairfield & Benjamin Fitts were the parents of my ancestor,

With Israel Rich:

  1. Lucy Rich, born April 7, 1745, married Absalom Stockell
  2. Sarah Rich, born Oct. 2, 1746
  3. Israel Rich, Jr., born Aug. 20, 1748

With Benjamin Fitts:

  1. Sarah Fitts, born 1750
  2. Daniel Fitts (1753-1837)
  3. Walter Fitts, born April 4, 1755, married Sarah Merriam.
  4. Robert Fitts, born March 27, 1757, died 1837 at Auburn. Married Phebe Patch.
  5. Edward Fitts, born Feb. 10, 1759. Killed in the Revolution)
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