Thomas Pennifield
Born: circa 1760 - Frederick County, Maryland
Died: December 15, 1832 - Montgomery County, Maryland (near Darnestown)
Buried: Montgomery County, Maryland (near Darnestown)
Service: Thomas enlisted in July 1780 as a private, in the Montgomery County, Maryland line. He served a three-year enlistment in Captain Benjamin Price’s Company under Colonel Mordecai Gist, and he served in the 2nd Maryland Regiment commanded by Col John Steuart. Thomas was at the siege of York at the taking of Lord Cornwallis. Thomas also served as a Marine aboard the Sloop Porpoise and was in two battles at sea.
Family: Thomas was a farmer in Montgomery County, Maryland. Thomas and Esther Beanes were married on July 20, 1790, in Prince George’s County, Maryland, by Parson Edward Gantt. Thomas and Esther had eleven children. Their children (and their spouses) included: Levi (Margaret Hill), Ara (Upton West) and Thomas (Anna M unknown surname).