Joshua Field

1746–26 March 1837 (Age 91)
Northfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Field was born in 1746, in Northfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Gaius Field, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Holton, was 29. He married Thankful Robins about 1771, in Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 26 March 1837, in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Field
1746–1837
Thankful Robins
1747–1832
Marriage: about 1771
Othnial Field
1771–1850
Sarah Field
1773–1848
Joshua Field
1775–
Calvin Field
1777–1849
Paul Field
1779–1834
George Field
1781–
Rodolfus Field
1783–1810
Felix Field
1785–
Dennis Field
1788–
Thankful Matilda Field
1812–1904

Spouse and Children

    Male1746–1837Male

    Thankful Robins

    Female1747–1832Female

MARRIAGE
about 1771
Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
children

(10)

    Othnial Field

    Male1771–1850Male

    Sarah Field

    Female1773–1848Female

    Joshua Field

    Male1775–Male

    Calvin Field

    Male1777–1849Male

    Paul Field

    Male1779–1834Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 30

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 45

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 48

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joshua Field in entry for Thankful Field, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Joshua Field in entry for Thankful Field, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Joshua Field, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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