Charles W Field Jr

1852–5 March 1920 (Age 68)
Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Charles W

When Charles W Field Jr was born in 1852, in Walpole, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Charles W. Field, was 30 and his mother, Mary M. Williams, was 32. He married Sarah Eurista Fairbanks on 6 May 1873, in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 5 March 1920, in Clinton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 68.

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Charles W Field Jr
Sarah Eurista Fairbanks
Marriage: 6 May 1873
Edward Fairbanks Field
Freddie Field
Gertrude Louise Field
Harry E Field

Spouse and Children

6 May 1873
Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Charles W. Field





    Lizzie Octavia Field



World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 18

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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 (3)

  • Charles W Field in household of Charles W Field, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charles W Field, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles W Field, "United States Census, 1900"

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