Elizabeth Field

1820–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Field was born in 1820, in Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Field, was 51 and her mother, Frances Hill, was 45.

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Henry Field
1769–1850
Frances Hill
1775–1853
Ann Powell Field
1797–1856
James Field
1801–
Eliza J Field
1803–
John Field
1799–1873
Henry Hill Field
1803–1858
William Hill Field Esq.
1808–1862
Robert Field
1814–
Albert Field
1816–
Elizabeth Field
1820–
Diana Field
1822–1858

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World Events (3)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 0

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 4

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

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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