John Field, Jr. (c.1568 - 1655) MP

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Nicknames: "fields/"
Birthplace: Ardsley, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Boston, Lincolnshire, England
Managed by: Thomas M. Clifford
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About John Field, Jr.

  • John Field
  • M, b. 1568
  • Father John Field b. c 1524, d. 3 May 1587
  • Mother Jane Amyas b. 1528, d. 30 Aug 1609
  • John Field was born in 1568 at Ardsley, Yorkshire, England. He married Jane Stotwell on 2 May 1587 at of Ardsley, Bradford, Yorkshire, England.
  • Family Jane Stotwell b. 1570
  • Child
    • Zachariah Field+ b. c 1596
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2268.htm#i68177

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  • New England families, genealogical and memorial: a record of the ..., Volume 2 edited by William Richard Cutter
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=ofcsAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA719&lpg=PA719&dq=Zachariah+Field+1596&source=bl&ots=0xEZ1j-qIQ&sig=HBUIY5uEbZIl3aWbSohKzWiciKg&hl=en&ei=8ARLTceFFpDksQOcoZycCg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=7&ved=0CDwQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=Zachariah%20Field%201596&f=false
  • Pg.719
  • (IX) John (2) Field, son of Richard and Elizabeth Felde, was born about 1535, at East Ardsley, and married, in 1560, Jane, daughter of John Amyas. She died August 30, 1609, and he died May, 1587. He was an eminent astronomer, and introduced into England in 1557 the Copernican system, against the opposition of the scientist of his day, and in recognition of this service to astronomy a sphere was later added to and surmounted the family coat-of-arms.
  • (X) John (3), son of John (2) and Jane Field, was born about 1568, in Ardsley, and moved away before attaining his majority. Record of his death has not been found.
  • (XI) Zachariah Field, grandson of John (2) Field, the astronomer, American ancestor of the Field family, was born in 1596, at East Ardsley, Yorkshire, England. The Field famly has usually taken the liberal side of religious and political questions, and in 1629 Zachariah Field left England on account of the persecutions of the dissenters, and landed in Boston, settling in Dorchester, In 1636 he was one of the Rev. Thomas Hooker's congregation, which settled in Hartford, Connecticut. With the more liberal members of the church he removed to Northampton, Massachusetts, in 1659. He was engaged in the mercantile buseness and had a large trade with the Indians. He was one of the original twenty-five proprietors of Hatfield, same colony, and was a member of the committee which laid out the lands. He received a grant of land there in 1661 and resided there until his death, June 30, 1666. He married, about 1670, ____. Their children were: Mary, Zachariah, mentioned below; John, Samuel, Joseph.

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  • Field genealogy; being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700. Emigrant ancestors located in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Virginia. All descendants of the Fields of England, whose ancestor, Hurbutus de la Field, was from Alsace-Lorraine (1901)
  • https://archive.org/details/fieldgenealogybe01pier
  • https://archive.org/stream/fieldgenealogybe01pier#page/70/mode/1up
  • Pg.70
  • 35. RICHARD FELDE (William, William, Thomas, Thomas, John, Thomas, Roger), b. probably East Ardsley, England ; m. Elizabeth . Richard made his will Aug. 19, 1542, and it was proved Dec. 8, 1542. He describes himself as "husbandman of the parish of Ardeslowe," and desires his wife, Elizabeth, and John Felde, my son, have the take of the farmhold, and makes them executors. He adds "also I will that my children have their portion and that Mr. Thomas Felde, my brother, and Christopher Nowell be my supervisors." He d. December, 1542. Res. East Ardsley, England.
    • 42. i. JOHN, b. about 1525; m. Jane Amyas.
    • 43. ii. OTHER children.
  • https://archive.org/stream/fieldgenealogybe01pier#page/73/mode/1up
  • Pg.73
  • 42. JOHN FIELD (Richard, William, William, Thomas. Thomas. John. Thomas, Roger), b. about 1525, East Ardsley. England; m. 1560, Jane Amyas. dau, of John: d. Aug. 30, 1609. He d. May, 1587. Res. Ardislawe. England. .... etc.
    • 62. i. RICHARD, b. 1563. Richard Field, aged 22, in 1585, disinherited by his father. He had a daughter, Mary, in 1609; not then 21. Mentioned in the will of her grandmother, Jane.
    • 63. ii. JOHN, b. 1568; m. .
    • 64. iii. MATTHEW, b. 1563; m. Margaret .
    • 65. iv. CHRISTOPHER,:b. 1565. Christopher Field and John Feild, his brother, not named in their mother's will; probably went away from home.
    • 66. v. THOMAS, b. 1572; named in his mother's will; called third son.
    • 67. vi. WILLIAM, b. 1570: m. Mrs. Jane (Sotwell) Burdette.
    • 68. vii. JAMES, b. 1574; named in both his father's and mother's will.
    • 69. viii. MARTIN, b. 1577; named in both his father's and mother's wills.
    • 70. ix. ANNE, b. 1580; prob. d. young, but named in her mother's will.
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/fieldgenealogy01pier#page/82/mode/1up
  • 63. JOHN FIELD (John, Richard, William, William, Thomas, Thomas, John, Thomas, Roger), b. Ardsley, England, about 1568; m. __ __. He was born in Ardsley, but evidently moved away before reaching his majority, for he was not mentioned in his father's will. Osgood Field is of the opinion that he died young, as he was not mentioned in the wills of his father or mother. Res. Ardsley, England
    • 111. i. JOHN, b. about 1590; m. __ __.
    • 112. ii. ZACHARIAH, b. about 1596; m. Mary __.
    • 112 1/2 iii. OTHER children.

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  • Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the ..., Volume 2 edited by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams
  • https://archive.org/details/genealogicaland02adamgoog
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicaland02adamgoog#page/n761/mode/1up
  • Pg.1187
    • FIELD
  • (VIII) Richard Felde, son of William (2) Feld, was born, probably in East Ardsley, where he was a husbandman, and died
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicaland02adamgoog#page/n762/mode/1up
  • Pg. 1188
  • December, 1542. His wife, Elizabeth, was one of his executors.
  • (IX) John (2) Field, son of Richard and Elizabeth Felde, was born about 1535, at East Ardsley, and married, in 1560, Jane Amyas, daughter of John. She died August 30, 1609, and he died May, 1587. He was an eminent astronomer, and introduced into England, in 1557, the Copernican system, against the opposition of scientists of his day , and in recognition of this service to the science of astronomy a sphere was later added to and surmounted the family coat-of-arms.
  • (X) John (3), son of John (2) and Jane Field, was born about 1568, in Ardsley, and moved away before attaining his majority. Record of his death has not been found.
  • (XI) Zachariah Field, grandson of John (2) Field, the astronomer, American ancestor of the Field family, was born in 1596, at East Ardsley, Yorkshire, England. The Field family has usually taken the liberal side of religious and political questions, and in 1629 Zachariah Field left England on account of the persecution of the dissenters, and landed in Boston, settling at Dorchester. In 1636 he was one of the Rev. Thomas Hooker's congregation, which settled at Hartford, Connecticut. With the more liberal members of that church he removed to Northampton, Massachusetts, in 1659. He was engaged in mercantile business, and had a large trade with the Indians. He was one of the original twenty-five proprietors of Hatfield, same colony, and was a member of the committee which laid out the lands. He received a grant of land there in 1661, and resided there until his death, June 30, 1666. He was married about 1641, and his wife Mary died about 1670. Their children were: Mary, Zachariah, John, Samuel and Joseph.

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Received a BA and MA from Oxford University - matriculated as a divinity student.

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http://www.g4fas.net/JohnField.html

http://www.files.chem.vt.edu/chem-dept/field/revdtree.htm

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John Field, Jr.'s Timeline

1568
1568
Ardsley, Yorkshire, England
1587
May 2, 1587
Age 19
Ardsley, Bradford, Yorkshire, England
1590
1590
Age 22
East Ardsley, Yorkshire, England
1592
1592
Age 24
Cockernhoe, Bedfordshire, England
1594
1594
Age 26
Cockernhoe, Bedfordshire, England
1596
1596
Age 28
Bradford, West Riding, Yorkshire, England
1598
1598
Age 30
Cockernhoe, Bedfordshire, England
1600
1600
Age 32
Cockenhoe, Yorkshire, England, England
1655
1655
Age 87
Boston, Lincolnshire, England
1907
March 26, 1907
Age 87