Charley S. Field

Michigan, United States

The Life of Charley S.

When Charley S. Field was born in 1859, in Michigan, United States, his father, Albert Field, was 31 and his mother, Mary Jane Miller, was 23. He married Martha Arletta Gibbs on 6 November 1892, in Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Eaton Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States for about 20 years.

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Charley S. Field
Martha Arletta Gibbs
Marriage: 6 November 1892
Bernice H Field

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6 November 1892
Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 20

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Charlie S Field in household of Albert Field, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charles Field in household of Albert Field, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles S Fields, "United States Census, 1930"

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