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  • Aaron Field (1721 - 1800)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for MASSACHUSETTS. DAR Ancestor # A038456 === GEDCOM Source ===@R-1094418654@ Ancestry Family Trees Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data...
  • Abigail Field (Chaffe) (1689 - 1741)
    From the Chaffee Genealogy: Chaffe, probably married in Providence, R.I., April 28, 1737, Thomas Field; mentioned in her mother's will, April 7, 1721, and on her mother's death received the legacy in 1...
  • Abigail Field (1696 - 1795)
    Knight 1696–14 August 1725 (Age 29) East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, British Colonial AmericaThe Life Summary of AbigailWhen Abigail Knight was born in 1696, in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, B...
  • Abigail Field (Hopkins) (1672 - 1725)
    Parents Stephen Dexter Male 1647–1679 • MaleAbigail Whipple Female 1658–1725 • Female Dexter 3 April 1672–19 August 1725 (Age 53) Providence, Rhode Island, United StatesThe Life Summary of AbigailWhen ...
  • Abraham Field, I (1635 - 1674)
    Biography Abraham Henry Field, I was born in December of 1635, in Culpeper County, Virginia, Colonial America. His parents were Henry Field and Alice Field (Ellis) . Abraham married Elizabeth Mary ...

About the Field surname


Shortened from Fields

English: topographic name for someone who lived on land which had been cleared of forest, but not brought into cultivation, from Old English feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’, as opposed on the one hand to æcer ‘cultivated soil’, ‘enclosed land’ (see Acker) and on the other to weald ‘wooded land’, ‘forest’ (see Wald).

Possibly also Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McField (see McPhail).

Jewish (American): Americanized and shortened form of any of the many Jewish surnames containing feld.