Deacon Samuel Field Jr

27 September 1678–25 August 1762 (Age 83)
Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Samuel

When Deacon Samuel Field Jr was born on 27 September 1678, in Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Field, was 13 and his mother, Sarah Gilbert, was 22. He married Mary Hannah Edwards on 10 January 1706, in Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 25 August 1762, in Deerfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 83, and was buried in Old Deerfield Burying Ground, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Deacon Samuel Field Jr
Mary Hannah Edwards
Marriage: 10 January 1706
Elizabeth Field
Thankful Field
Samuel Field III
David Field
Eunice Field
Ebenezer Field

Spouse and Children

10 January 1706
Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States


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Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Gilbert




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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)

  • Samll./Field in entry for Samll/Field, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Samll Feild, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"
  • Samll Feild, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"

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