Burnice Fields

11 December 1901–21 February 1977 (Age 75)
Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Burnice

When Burnice Fields was born on 11 December 1901, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States, his father, Mathew Clinton Fields, was 44 and his mother, Rachel Frances Musselwhite, was 41. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Nora Fields. He lived in Poor Fork, Harlan, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States for about 47 years. He died on 21 February 1977, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States.

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Burnice Fields
Nora Fields
Stillborn Fields
Bobbie Underwood

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    Nora Fields




    Stillborn Fields


    Bobbie Underwood


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 3

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English feldes, plural or possessive of feld ‘open country’. This name is also found as a translation of equivalent names in other languages, in particular French Deschamps , Duchamp .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Burnice Fields, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Burnice Fields in household of Mathew Fields, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Bernice Fields in household of M C Fields, "United States Census, 1920"

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