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Mansfield Descendants

This is the blood thread  through the Mansfield generations from the Mansfield who left England and arrived in Virginia, through the generations to me, Shari Denise Mansfield.

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David MansfieldBorn in England & died in VA 1672 Emigration: 1619
Departed London August 1619 on the Bona Nova & arrived in Virginia with 120 Passengers. Sent by the Virginia Company.

Son of David Mansfield:

  • William Mansfield B. 1670
    • married Mary Alden in Essex co. Virginia. She was born 1678.

Son of William & Mary Alden Mansfield:

  • John Mansfield B. 1700 in Virginia. Buried Mansfield Cemetery, Orange Co. VA
    • Married Ann Waldo Grasty (B. 1720) 10/21/1737 in Spottsylvania Co. Virginia

Children of John & Ann Waldo Grasty Mansfield:

  • Joseph Grasty Mansfield B. 1738 VA D. 1788 VA (age 50)
    • Married Sara Emma Herndon . . . . .B. 1741 D. 1763 (age 22)
  • William Mansfield

Joseph Grasty & Sara Emma Herndon Mansfield Had one child:

    • Robert Mansfield Rev. War PatriotRobert Mansfield. B. 12/16/1762 VA D. 10/01/1833 (age 71)
      Buried Mansfield Cemetery, Orange Co. Virginia
      Revolutionary War Patriot.
      Lived on Mansfield family Farm
      until his death as did his wife Mourning.

      • Married Mourning Clark . . B. 10/27/1763 D. 03/18/1836 (age 73)
        Buried Mansfield Cemetery, Orange Co. Virginia
        Robert & Mourning had 13 children!
  • Joseph Grasty Mansfields wife, Sara Emma Herndon died.
    He then

    • married Melinda Nancy Harrison . . . B. _____ D. _____

Children of Joseph Grasty Mansfield & Melinda Nancy Harrison Mansfield:

  • Lawrence Mansfield
  • Samuel Mansfield
  • Benjamin Mansfield
  • Frankie Mansfield
  • Elizabeth Mansfield
  • John Mansfield  B. abt 1775 VA D.____
    • Married Mary Smith . . . . B. _____ D. abt 1798
      • Had a daughter | Nancy Mansfield . . . B. 1791 VA D.?_ (Weakley co. TN)
      • John Mansfield’s wife Mary Smith died. He then
    • married (02/16/1799) Nancy Carr B. abt 1778 VA (Albemarle co.) D._____                     (Parents: Thomas Carr & Ann Sanders Carr)

John & Nancy Carr Mansfield traveled over the Cumberland Gap &
into the Tennessee Territory with Nancy’s family, the Carrs, settling in Lebanon, TN (Wilson Co.)

Children of John & Nancy Carr Mansfield:

  • Grasty Mansfield . . . B. 1800 VA D. 1865 (Obion Co. TN) (3 wives total)
  • Garnett O Mansfield . . . B. 1801 VA D. _____(Wilson Co.? TN)
  • Granville O Mansfield…. B. 1802 VA, D. 01/15/1861

Grasty Mansfield . . . B. 1800 VA D. 1865 (Obion Co. TN) .
Grasty and his half sister Nancy, along with their families, traveled on to West TN, settling in Obion Co.

Grasty Mansfield had 3 wives total & children by ea. of them:

  • Wife 1: Fannie Edwards D abt 1832
    married 04/01/1823 in Wilson Co.
    Children of Grasty and Fannie Edwards Mansfield:

    • John Plymoth Mansfield b 1827, d. 03/09/1875, Dresden, TN
    • Elizabeth Mansfield
    • William Mansfield
  • Wife 2: Abbie Andrews,
                married 09/25/1832
    Children of Grasty and Abbie Andrews Mansfield:

    • Amanda Mansfield b. 07/23/1834 d. 03/14/1917
           (I found Amanda, her husband & children’s graves in Union City, TN)
    • Mary Mansfield b. 1838
  • Wife 3: Mary Polly Stoker
    married 02/07/1839
    Children of Grasty and Polly Stoker Mansfield:

    • James Mansfield, b. 1840
    • Cynthia Ann Mansfield b. 1843
    • Granville Smith Mansfield, b 1845

John Plymoth Mansfield settled in Weakley County.
married .. Mary Jane Stoker b. 1831 in TN

John Plymoth & Mary Jane Stoker Mansfield had 8 children:

  • Frances E Mansfield
  • William A (Bud) Mansfield b. 06/07/1854, d. 04/19/1920 in Weakley Co, TN
  • James Granville Mansfield
  • John (Flem) Thomas Mansfield
  • Albert Casey Mansfield
  • Edmond G Mansfield
  • Sarah R Mansfield
  • Thomas Finis Mansfield

William A (Bud) Mansfield
          married … Mary E. Matheny b. 10/26/1865, d. 12/18/1047 (neither could read or write)

William A (Bud) & Mary E Matheny Mansfield had 9 children:

  • Bonnie Mansfield
  • Sarah Mansfield
  • Calvin Duke Mansfield
  • Suzie Mansfield
  • John Mansfield
  • Betty Mansfield
  • Emily Mansfield
  • Frank Lee Mansfield b. 08/01/1905 d. 11/14/1971
  • Orelle Mansfield

Frank Lee Mansfield
married…09/01/1929 Ruby Lee Rainey b. 12/21/1908 d. 10/13/1952

Frank Lee & Ruby Lee Rainey Mansfield had 4 Children:

  •  Mildred Ann b. 11/06/1931
  • Robert Dennis Mansfield b. 10/10/1936
  •  Frank Lee Mansfield Jr. b. 05/29/1945
  •  Sadie Marie Mansfield b. 01/30/1950

married… 08/30/1957 Ola Bell Wright b. 07/06/1908 d. 02/05/2000   late life marriage, no children

Robert Dennis Mansfield
married 09/01/1956 Jessie Pearl King b. 09/12/1937

Robert Dennis & Jessie Pearl King Mansfield had 3 children:

  • Rebekah Jo Mansfield b. 09/24/1959
  • Shari Denise Mansfield b. 11/27/1961 (ME!)
  • Mark Anthony Mansfield b. 05/01/1968

 

My Mansfield Family by Mark A. StephensIf you’d like to learn more about the Mansfield Family Genealogy, Mark A. Stephens put a lot of time, effort and research into our previous generations, compiling them into an incredibly awesome book titled “My Mansfield Family”. This is truly a wealth of information about our Mansfield ancestors.

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