William Field

before 1558–
West Farleigh, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Field was born before 1558, in West Farleigh, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He married Ellin Worme on 3 January 1579, in West Farleigh, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Field
1558–
Ellin Worme
1560–
Marriage: 3 January 1579
Henrie Field
1580–1643
Jone Field
1582–
Elizabeth Field
1584–
William Field
1588–
Tomazen Field
1590–
Alice Field
1600–1642
Marie Field
1600–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 January 1579
West Farleigh, Kent, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

+2 More Children

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)

  • Wyllyam Felde, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • William Field in entry for Alice Field, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Field in entry for Marie Field, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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