Person:Peter Coffield (1)

Peter Coffield
b.1729 Germany
  1. Peter Coffield1729 - Bef 1767
  2. Philip Coffelt1738 - 1791
  3. John Christopher Kauffelt1741 -
m. Abt 1757
  1. Catherine CoffieldAbt 1762 - 1822
  2. Peter Kaufeldt1766 - 1820
  3. Elizabeth CoffieldAbt 1767 - 1822
Facts and Events
Name Peter Coffield
Alt Name Peter Kauffeldt
Alt Name Peter Coffeld
Gender Male
Birth[2] 1729 Germany[family arrived to America in 1738]
Marriage Abt 1757 Frederick County, Virginiato Catherine Haller
Death[1] Bef 7 Apr 1767 Frederick County, Virginia

Early Land Acquisition in Virginia

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:

  • N-72: Peter Coffeild of Frederick Co., 400 acres on Stony Creek in said County. Surv. Robert Rutherford. 1 Aug. 1766. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 172].

Estate Records

Estate of Peter COFFIELD
Know all Men by these Present that we Catharine COFFIELD & George KELLER & Peter HALLAR
Are held and firmly bound unto Jacob HITE, Charles SMITH, John NEIVEL & Mathew HARRISON, Justices in the Commission of the Peace for Frederick County, in the sum of Five Hundred Pounds to be paid to the said Jacob HITE, Charles SMITH, John NEIVAL & Mathew HARRISON their Executors Administrators and Assigns, to the which Payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our and every of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators and Assigns, to the which Payment well and truly to be mad, we bind ourselves, our and every of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, jointly and feverally firmly by theses Presents, sealed with our Seals, and dated this 7th Day of April ~ 1767.
The Condition of the above Obligation is that if the above bound Catherine Administrator for all the Goods, Chattels and Credits of Peter COFFIELD Deceased, do make or cause to be mad a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods, Chattels and Credits of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the Hands, Possession or Knowledge of her the said Catherine or into the Hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for her and the fame so made do exhibit or cause to be exhibited into the County Court of Frederick at such Time as she shall be thereunto required by the Court, and the fame Goods, Chattels and Credits, and all other Goods, Chattels and Credits of the said deceased at the Time of his Death, which at any Time after shall come to the Hands and Possession of the said Catherine or into the Hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for her do well and truly administer according to Law, and further do make a just and true Account of her Acting and Doings therein, when thereto required by the said Court, and all the Rest and Residue of the said Goods, Chattels and Credits, which shall be found remaining upon the said Administrators Account; the same being first examined and allowed by the Justices of the said Court, for the time being, shall deliver and pay unto such Person or Persons respectively, as the said Justices by their Order or Judgment shall direct, pursuant to the Laws in the Case made and provided. And if it shall hereafter appear, that any last Will and Testament was made by the said deceased, and the Executor or Executors therein named do exhibit the same in the said Court, making Request to have it allowed and approved accordingly, if the said Catherine Being thereunto required do render and deliver up his Letters of Administration (Approbation of such Testament being first had and made in the said Court,) then this Obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full Force and Virtue.
Signed, sealed and delivered
In the Presence of The Court
Catherine (her U mark) COFFIELD
George KELLER (signed in German)
Peter HALLAR (signed in German)
Source: Frederick County, Virginia Bonds

Records in Virginia

  • 1 September 1767, FOB 14 Part 1, p. 100. Upon the Petition of Cutlip Sink praying to have a Road opened from Christian Dellingers to his mill on Stoney Creek Ordered that Taverner Beall George Harrison Jacob Wolfe & Peter Coffield or any three do view the Ground & Report their Opinion of the same to the next Court. Frederick County, VA Road Orders 1743-1772
  • P-260: Adam Grindstaff, of Dunmore Co., VA, 242 acres in Dunmore Co., VA "... next to the Little North Mountain & on a Drain of Little Stony Creek ... Beginning at 2 White Oaks by a Run side in Peter Coffield's Line ... (crossing a Ridge) to a Black Oak on the South side of the Little North Mountain ..." Surveyed by Peter Stephens, Land Grant 7 Apr 1774 [Source: Virginia Northern Neck Grants P, p. 260.].
  1. Public Member Trees: (Note: not considered a reliable primary source).
  2. Find A Grave.

    Peter Coffeld
    Birth: 1729
    Pennsylvania, USA
    Death: May 29, 1767
    Virginia, USA

    Son of Johan Christoph Kauffeldt and Anna Sarah Dillman-Degen of Germany

    Peter and Catherine had children:
    Peter, husband of Catherine Miller
    Catharine Dake
    Elizabeth Coffeld (unmarried) ( - 1822)