Eugene Israel Field

1 January 1864–29 January 1954 (Age 90)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Eugene Israel

When Eugene Israel Field was born on 1 January 1864, in Michigan, United States, his father, Albert Field, was 35 and his mother, Mary Jane Miller, was 27. He married Olive Ann Laria Grinnells on 17 June 1906, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Eaton Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States for about 50 years. He died on 29 January 1954, in Charlotte, Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in South Eaton Cemetery, Eaton, Michigan, United States.

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Eugene Israel Field
Olive Ann Laria Grinnells
Marriage: 17 June 1906
Leonard Eugene Field
Edward Rufus Field
James Field
Elwood Nelson Field

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17 June 1906
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 15

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 26

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)

  • Eugene Field, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eugene I Fields in household of Albert Fields, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eugene Field in household of Albert Field, "United States Census, 1870"

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