Enoch Franklin Fields

Male14 June 1893–30 October 1918

Brief Life History of Enoch Franklin

When Enoch Franklin Fields was born on 14 June 1893, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Monroe Fields, was 15 and his mother, Sarah Artimisha Hale, was 25. He lived in Cumberland, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 6, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 30 October 1918, in Eastland, Texas, United States, at the age of 25.

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Family Time Line

James Monroe Fields
1878–1923
Sarah Artimisha Hale
1867–1934
Enoch Franklin Fields
1893–1918
William Jesse Fields
1895–1978
Lansford Fields
1898–1906
Jerusha Emaline Fields
1900–1971
Abbie Stina Fields
1903–1989
Ernest Lee Fields
1906–1998
Little B. Fields
1911–1911
Dollie Clementine Fields
1912–1975

Sources (2)

  • Eric Fields in household of James M Fields, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Enoch Fields in household of James Fields, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 1

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 8

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English feldes, plural or possessive of feld ‘arable field, flat open country’. See Field .

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Deschamps .

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

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