Joseph Arthur SCHOLFIELD was born 25 November 1815 in Montville, CT, married Eunice C. VIBBER 27 Sept 1835 and died 23 Apr 1855 in Westerly, RI. Joseph was the son of Joseph SCHOLFIELD and Mercy NEWBERRY of Montville, CT.
He, like his ancestors, was a woolen manufacturer. His brother Charles and he manufactured satinet at the old Scholfield Mill in Montville. He moved from Montville, CT to Westerly, RI about 1850. Joseph may have been previously buried at a small cemetery called Citizen's Ground near Stillmanville and his remains were moved here.
Joseph and Eunice had 6 children. Two of them died at a young age and are buried behind their parents.