The Chatfield Name & Heritage
Field of the wild cat
In 1639, from North Mundham, Sussex, England on the ship St. John
In 1639, the three sons of HENRY CHATFIELD & JANE WICKHAM, to Guilford, Connecticut in Rev. Henry Whitfield’s Company
- Francis Chatfield (b: 1615/16, age 24); Francis died without family.
- Thomas Chatfield (b: 1620/21, age 17); Thomas migrated to Long Island, New York to raise his family.
- GEORGE CHATFIELD (b: 1623/24, age 15); our line descends from the youngest brother, George, who remained in Connecticut.
Planted the English colony of Guilford, Connecticut
Congregationalists or Dissenters (emigrated as they did not want to be members of the Church of England)