Robert Fields

12 May 1698–9 December 1767 (Age 69)
Long Island, New York, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Fields was born on 12 May 1698, in Long Island, New York, United States, his father, Elnathan Fields, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Bullock, was 28. He married Elizabeth Hicks in 1720. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 9 December 1767, in Newtown, Queens, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Fields
1698–1767
Elizabeth Hicks
1702–
Marriage: about 1728
Benjamin
1727–
Benjamin Field
1728–
Jacob Field
1730–
Benjamin Field
1731–1765
Stephen Field
1732–
Jacob Field
1733–1815
Stephen Fields
1734–1765
Abigail Field
1734–
Abigail
1736–1765
Thomas Field
1738–
Deborah Fields
1739–1765
Thomas
1739–
Whitehead Field
1740–
Robert Field
1730–1765
Stephen
1731–
Abigail
1733–
Deliera
1735–
White Head
1741–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1728
children

(18)

+13 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (1)

1739

Age 41

After two major Maroon Wars, signed treaties with the British. In the treaty of 1740 -- given land and rights as free men. They were to stop fighting and recapture run-away slaves. Caused a rift because not all Maroons believed in returning recaptured slaves to plantations.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English feldes, plural or possessive of feld ‘open country’. This name is also found as a translation of equivalent names in other languages, in particular French Deschamps , Duchamp .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

History of White Hill Mansion​ Robert Field inherited the property from his father in 1757. A successful merchant, he built a comfortable mansion on the property. In 1765 Robert married Mary Peel. …

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Fields - Published information: death: 9 December 1767; Newtown, Queens, New York, United States

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