War of 1812 and Widows pension of Maria J Hatfield
(Maria J Adams B 1825 SC 2nd wife of Benjamin E Hatfield b abt 1792 Va.)Southampton Co Va Marriages shows- Martha Everitt was the first wife of Benjamin E Hatfield married Mar 11-1817 in Southampton Co Va. Wittnesses Miles Everitt, and Exum Everitt.Martha is buried in lumpkin Co Ga near Cleveland Ga on a dirt Rd in a Church Cemetery. Rev Benjamin E Hatfield preached there in several churches. Benjamin E Hatfield and 1st wife Martha Everitt moved from Southampton Co Va to Haywood Co NC, and had Lucinda Hatfield b July 18,1818 in Haywood Co NC. She married Willis Carroll then to SC, then to Lumpkin Co Ga. and on to Parksville Polk Co Tn. There Benjamin E Hatfield is buried in a small cemetery in the National Forest. The grave has since been marked.
Benjamin E Hatfieldwas the son of George Hatfield b ca 1766 in Va. Georhe Hatfield married Susan Ellis on Jan 11, 1793 Southampton Co Va) Benjamin E Hatfield married Martha Everitt in Southampton Co Va. according to DNA the Haywood Co NC Hatfields they are descendents of William Hatfield and Mary White from Delaware,(1700's)and of Welsh/English Descent