Mary Field (c.1643 - 1674)

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Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA
Managed by: Rachel Lehman Groessel
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About Mary Field

  • 'New England families, genealogical and memorial: a record of the ..., Volume 2 edited by William Richard Cutter
  • 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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Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
October 4, 1663
Age 20
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Age 31
Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA