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Jeremiah Field
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Birth: 1764
Randolph County
North Carolina, USA
Death: 1830
Randolph County
North Carolina, USA

Jeremiah Field was the eldest son, and third of eight children, born to William Field, Jr. (bef.1728-1805) and Lydia Elswick (1743-c.1829). His paternal grandparents were William Field (1698-1748) and his wife Jane, possibly Benton (d. after 1773), and his maternal grandparents were John Elswick, Jr. (d. circa 1749) and his wife Lydia Ratliff (1721-1798).

Jeremiah married Eleanor Sherwood (1776-1859) around 1793/4. They had eleven children: Martha "Patsy" Field (c.1795-1863, m. Miles McDaniel, went to Indiana), Rev. Benton Field (1797-1871, m. three times, lived in Rockingham Co., NC, has entry on Find A Grave), Frances Field (c. 1800-1842, m. Eli Staley in 1828), Rebecca Field (1805-1844, m. John Tyler), Elswick Sherwood Field (1808-1867, m. Guilianna Lindsay, has entry on Find A Grave), Hugh Henry Field (c. 1811-aft. 1880, went to Mississippi, then California, md. 3 times), Mary Ethel Field (1813-1908, m. Kindred Craven, see her entry), Eleanor Field (1815-1899, m. David Teague, see entry), Jeremiah Field (c. 1818-aft. 1880, went to Mississippi), Tabitha Field (c.1819-aft. 1880, m. William Taylor, went to Indiana) and William Field (c.1820-1852, m. Cleopatra Henley).

Jeremiah Field wrote his will on 1 Jan. 1830, and it was proven in May court. He left considerable property to his wife and children, and also $100 for the schooling of his younger children. He made provision for the freeing of a slave, Toney Field, who lived near the family for the next 30+ years. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Field (1726 - 1805)
  Lydia Elswick Field (1743 - 1829)
 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Sherwood Field (1776 - 1859)
 
 Children:
  Martha Field McDaniel (1795 - 1863)*
  Benton Field (1797 - 1871)*
  Elswick Sherwood Field (1808 - 1867)*
  Mary Ethel Field Craven (1813 - 1908)*
  Eleanor Field Teague (1815 - 1899)*
  Tabitha Field Taylor (1818 - 1897)*
  William Field (1820 - 1852)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Field Noland (1760 - 1846)*
  Lydia Field Lewis (1762 - 1852)*
  Jeremiah Field (1764 - 1830)
  Jane Field Stroud (1769 - 1859)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: John Field Pankow
Record added: Mar 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25149056
 

"Almighty God, we remember before thee thy faithful servant Jeremiah, and we pray thee that, having opened to him the gates of larger life, thou wilt receive him more and more into thy joyful service; that he may win, with thee and thy servants everywhere...(Read more)
- John Field Pankow
 Added: Mar. 30, 2010

- Carolyn from Washington State
 Added: Jan. 21, 2009

- John Field Pankow
 Added: Dec. 25, 2008
 
 
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