Mary Field

8 November 1758–
Bolton, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Field was born on 8 November 1758, in Bolton, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Daniel Field, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Wells, was 23. She married John Ensworth on 18 November 1784, in Bolton, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

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John Ensworth
Mary Field
1758–
Marriage: 18 November 1784

Spouse and Children

    John Ensworth

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    Female1758–Female

MARRIAGE
18 November 1784
Bolton, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 23

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1789

Age 31

George Washington elected first president of United States.

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 (1)

  • Mary Field, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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