|Birth date||Birth place|
|April 25, 1759||Guilford, CT USA|
|Date of death||Place of death|
|August 24, 1840||Penfield, NY|
|Founding Penfield, Revolutionary War veteran|
Daniel Penfield purchased a Western NY parcel of land on February 4, 1795 which later became the beginnings of the Town of Penfield. Penfield built his homestead in 1811 and "the house still stands today at 1784 Penfield Road . Over the years, he built or controlled several mills on Irondequoit Creek, including a sawmill, grist mill, distillery, ashery, oil mill, soap mill, clothing mill, and tannery." 1
Daniel was married to Mary Fellows in 1784 and both of them are buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Penfield.
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