William C. Field

1885–
Hednesford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William C.

When William C. Field was born in 1885, in Hednesford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward or Henry Field, was 36 and his mother, Louisa Pugh, was 34. He lived in Cannock, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

Edward or Henry Field
1849–
Louisa Pugh
1851–
Fanny Louisa Field
1868–
Herbert Edwin Field
1871–
Arthur James Field
1876–
Noah Field
1879–
Elizabeth E. Field
1882–
William C. Field
1885–
Ernest S Field
1888–

Parents and Siblings

    Edward or Henry Field

    Male1849–Male

    Louisa Pugh

    Female1851–Female

siblings

(7)

    Fanny Louisa Field

    Female1868–Female

    Herbert Edwin Field

    Male1871–Male

    Male1876–Male

    Noah Field

    Male1879–Male

    Female1882–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 19

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918

Age 33

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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)

  • William C Field in household of Henry Field, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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