Amos Field

20 April 1750–17 June 1830 (Age 80)
Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Field was born on 20 April 1750, in Mansfield, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, Bennett Field, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Spofford, was 35. He married Zeruiah Baldwin in 1772. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 17 June 1830, in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States.

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Amos Field
Zeruiah Baldwin
Marriage: 1772
Rhoda Field
Elizabeth Field
Rebecca Field
Zeoriah Field
Amos Field
Hanna Field
Alfred Field
Spafford Field
Hulda Field
Olive Field
Emily H. Field

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World Events (6)


Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 31

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Age 41

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived on land which had been cleared of forest, but not brought into cultivation, from Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’, as opposed on the one hand to æcer ‘cultivated soil’, ‘enclosed land’ ( see Acker ) and on the other to weald ‘wooded land’, ‘forest’ ( see Wald ).2 Possibly also Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McField ( see Mcphail ).3 Jewish (American): Americanized and shortened form of any of the many Jewish surnames containing Feld.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Field in entry for Alfried Field, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"
  • Amos Field in entry for Emily Field, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Amos Field in entry for Huldah Field, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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