Individual Details

Edmund Littlefield

(1592 - December, 1661)

Edmund was born in England, there he married Annis Austin. Edmund on his own arrived in Boston probably in 1637. Annis and children followed in 1638. The family went to Wells, Maine where Edmund built the first sawmill and probably the first home. He was a grand juryman and took the Oath of Allegiance in Wells. He and Annis had children including a son Francis who disappeared then reappeared in America, maybe. Edmund wrote a will and left his estate to wife, sons Francis Junior, Anthony, Thomas, Francis Junior2, and John; to daughters Elizabeth Wakefield, Mary Barrett and Hannah Littlefield Cloyes.


Birth1592Exeter, Devon, England
Marriage1614New England - Annis Austin
Arrival1637on the Bevis - Massachusetts, British America
CivilJuly 4, 1639Signed the Exeter Combnation - Exeter, British America
Residence1643Edmund Littlefield had already erected a saw-mill, on Webhannet River. - Wells, British America
Civil1643Land grant - Wells, York, Maine, United States
Civil1653Oath of Allegiance
WillDecember 11, 1661
DeathDecember, 1661Wells, British America
ProbateDecember 24, 1661Wells, British America
OccupationSawmill and gristmill owner, opertor


SpouseAnnis Austin (1596 - 1677)
ChildHannah Littlefield (1633 - 1680)
FatherFrancis Littlefield (1565 - 1618)
MotherMary Unknown Littlefield (1570 - 1605)