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Robert Field

Birthplace: Peeling, Berkshire, England
Death: before May 3, 1675
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of John Field, Jr. and Elen Field
Husband of Mary Field
Father of Sarah Field; William Field, I; Thomas Field; Robert Field; John Field and 4 others
Brother of Darby Field; Henry Field and Richard E. Fields

Occupation: Tailor
Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
Last Updated:

About Robert Field

Robert Field He was a tailor [merchant tailor] by trade. Come to America from Southampton, England, June 3, 1635, in the "James." He is said to have lived in Pealing,* England. On coming to America he soon located in Providence, R. I., where he was residing in 1638. About 1650 he moved to Boston, and was in Saco in 1653. He returned to Boston where he afterward resided and died before May 3, 1675, when his inventory of estate was taken. His widow survived him.


From Field Genealogy: Being the Record of All the Field Family in ..., Volume 2 By Frederick Clifton Pierce 951

6762. JOHN FIELD, JR. (John, William, William, Thomas, Thomas, John, Thomas, Roger), b. in Parish St. Giles, London, England, in 1579; m. in Boston, England, Aug. 13, 1609, Elen Hockinson, or Hutchinson. He signed the Exeter Combination in Boston, England, and sent his son Darby to this country to look after his interests here. He d. in England. Res. Boston, Linconshire, England. His children were

5838. ii. ROBERT, b. about 1613; m. Mary Stanley [SIC: Philips]

5838. ROBERT FIELD (John, John, William, William, Thomas, Thomas, John, Thomas, Roger), b. 1613, England, in Pealing, County Berks; m. in Boston, Mary Stanley, dau. of Christopher. She was living in 1677. Mary Stanley was the daughter of Capt. Christopher and Susanna . The wife was born in 1610, in England, and they resided in Boston. Captain Christopher came in the "Elizabeth and Ann" from London in 1635, aged thirty-two, and with his wife Susanna joined the church May 16, 1641. He was a member of the Company of Merchant Tailors of London, England, and died early in 1646, leaving a good estate to his wife and children, but does not give any names. The inventory was ^349. After his death his widow was married to Major William Phillips, inholder of Charlestown, Mass., who soon moved to Boston. Susanna did not have any children by Phillips, and died in 1650. In her will she mentions her "daughters" and "my daughter-in-law" Mary Field.

note: it is now believed that Mary was the daughter of Mary Bishop and William Phillips.


  • 5848. i. JOHN (Field), b. May 22, 1644; bap. May 26, 1644; d. young.
  • 5849. ii. ROBERT (Field), b. Nov. 30, 1647; bap. Dec. 5, 1647; d. young.
  • 5850. Hi. THOMAS, b. ;d. young.
  • 5851. iv. WILLIAM (Field), b. May 14, 1650; bap. March 17, 1650;* m. Rebecca .
  • 5844. v. THOMAS (Field), b. Jan. 10, 1651; d. young.
  • 5845. vi. THOMAS (Field), b. Nov. 28, 1652. Letters of administration Addington Regr.—Suffolk County Probate.
  • 5846. vii. ROBERT (Field), b. Sept . 11, 1653; m. and Mary Jennery.
  • 5847. viii. JOHN (Field), b. Jan. 9, 1656; bap. June 15, 1656; m. .
  • 5852. ix. ELIZABETH (Field), b. June 17, 1658; bap. June 20, 1658; m. Hurd; res. Boston, Mass.
  • 5853. x. SARAH (Field), b. Oct . 20, 1660; d. Sept . 30, 1661.
  • 5854. xi. DANIEL (Field), b. Sept . 6, 1662; bap. Sept. 7, 1662.
  • 5855. xii. SARAH (Field), b. March 25, 1665; bap. March 26, 1665.

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Robert Field's Timeline

Peeling, Berkshire, England
May 22, 1644
Age 31
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Age 33
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
November 30, 1647
Age 34
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
March 17, 1649
Age 36
Dorchester, MA, USA
January 10, 1651
Age 38
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
September 11, 1653
Age 40
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
June 17, 1658
Age 45
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
March 25, 1665
Age 52
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States