Elva Elizabeth Mayfield

January 1846–1910 (Age 64)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Elva Elizabeth

When Elva Elizabeth Mayfield was born in January 1846, in Georgia, United States, her father, Isaac Israel Mayfield, was 34 and her mother, Clarkey Meggs, was 26. She married James Moses Fields on 9 September 1860, in Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Freedom Township, Polk, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Polk, Arkansas, United States in 1900. She died in 1910, in Big Cedar, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Big Cedar, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Moses Fields
1830–1909
Elva Elizabeth Mayfield
1846–1910
Marriage: 9 September 1860
Leona Elizabeth Fields
1861–1932
Samuel E. Fields
1868–1951
Anna Jane Fields
1869–1929
Ottie Lee Fields
1871–1913
James Lloyd Fields
1874–1969
John William Fields
1877–1967
Nancy Elizabeth Fields
1877–1950
Sibb Fields
1878–
Josephine Virginia Fields
1880–1966
Robert Leafeat Fields
1883–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 September 1860
Bessemer, Jefferson, Alabama, United States
children

(10)

    Leona Elizabeth Fields

    Female1861–1932Female

    Male1868–1951Male

    Anna Jane Fields

    Female1869–1929Female

    Ottie Lee Fields

    Female1871–1913Female

    Male1874–1969Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Israel Mayfield

    Male1812–1869Male

    Clarkey Meggs

    Female1820–1855Female

siblings

(9)

    Sarah Elizabeth MAYFIELD

    Female1836–1909Female

    Anna J. Mayfield

    Female1838–Female

    James J. Mayfield

    Male1840–1929Male

    Martha S Mayfield

    Female1845–1917Female

    Female1846–1910Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 3

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Staffordshire and Sussex. The former was named in Old English as ‘open country (feld) where madder (mæddre) grows’, while the latter was named as ‘open country where mayweed (mægðe) grows’. The surname is now most common in Nottinghamshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • E E Fields in household of J M Fields, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elvey E Mayfield in household of Israel Mayfield, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elva E Mayfield in household of Israel Mayfield, "United States Census, 1860"

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