Harriet Goodrich

21 January 1808–12 May 1882 (Age 74)
New York, United States

The Life of Harriet

Harriet Goodrich was born on 21 January 1808, in New York, United States. She married Alanson Field about 1830, in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, United States for about 25 years and Sackets Harbor, Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1880. She died on 12 May 1882, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Alanson Field
Harriet Goodrich
Marriage: about 1830
Andrew J Field
Emma T Field
Eli Field

Spouse and Children

about 1830
Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, United States


World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 19

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Goderiche, Old English Gōdrīc, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + rīc ‘power’.2 Americanized spelling of German Güttrich, cognate with 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Fields in household of Alanson Fields, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harriet Field in household of Alauson Field, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Harriet Field in household of Martin Beebee, "New York State Census, 1875"

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