Beverly Maude Field

3 January 1919–13 August 2010 (Age 91)
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Beverly Maude

When Beverly Maude Field was born on 3 January 1919, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Charles Edgar Field, was 31 and her mother, Blanche Estella Sanderson, was 29. She lived in Springfield, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 2010. She died on 13 August 2010, in East Longmeadow, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 91.

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Beverly Maude Field
1919–2010

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World Events (8)

1920

Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Woman's Suffrage Referendum 1920

Age 1

The voting ballet from September 13, 1920 included a veto referendum that would give women the right to vote in the presidential elections. The referendum won, with 88,080 votes (74.30%) supporting the change. This resulted in women from Maine being among the first in the country to obtain suffrage.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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  • Beverly M Field in household of Charles E Field, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Beverly M Field in household of Frederick Murdock, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Beverly M Field in household of Charles E Field, "United States Census, 1940"

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