Vernon W. Fields


Brief Life History of Vernon W.

When Vernon W. Fields was born in 1920, in Elbert, Georgia, United States, his father, John Samuel Fields, was 28 and his mother, Ethel Merser Webb, was 24. He lived in District 202, Elbert, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1944, at the age of 24, and was buried in Elbert, Georgia, United States.

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John Samuel Fields
Ethel Merser Webb
Addie Louise Fields
Vernon W. Fields
Jessie Deane Fields
Virginia R Fields

Sources (2)

  • Vernon Field in household of Ethel Field, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vernon Field in household of John S Field, "United States Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)


Age 0

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 2

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.


Age 7

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English feldes, plural or possessive of feld ‘arable field, flat open country’. See Field .

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Deschamps .

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

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