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Rev David Dudley Field, Sr
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Birth: May 20, 1781
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1867
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA

Although his grave marker cites his birth in Guilford, he was actually born in East Guilford (now Madison) in the house that his grandfather Field built. He graduated from Yale University in 1802 and was ordained a Congregational pastor on 11 April 1803. He married Submit Dickinson on 31 October 1803 in Somers, Connecticut. He pastored the Congregational Church in Hadam, Connecticut from 1804 to 1818, when he migrated to western New York as a missionary for a year. He was the pastor of the Congregational Church in Stockbridge, Massachusetts from 1819 to 1837, when he was called back to the Haddam church, where he served until 1844. He and his wife moved back to Stockbridge in May 1851 after he retired. He was also a noted author of his times. He is best known as the father of the famed Field brothers, David Jr., Matthew, Jonathan, Stephen, Cyrus and Henry. His two daughters, Emilia and Mary Elizabeth, had husbands, who also became well known in their fields. 
Family links: 
  Timothy Field (1744 - 1818)
  Anna Dudley Field (1752 - 1819)
  Submit Dickinson Field (1782 - 1861)*
  David Dudley Field (1805 - 1894)*
  Emilia Ann Field Brewer (1807 - 1861)*
  Timothy Beals Field (1809 - 1836)*
  Matthew Dickinson Field (1811 - 1870)*
  Jonathan Edwards Field (1813 - 1868)*
  Stephen Johnson Field (1815 - 1815)*
  Stephen Johnson Field (1816 - 1899)*
  Cyrus West Field (1819 - 1892)*
  Henry Martyn Field (1822 - 1907)*
  Mary Elizabeth Field Stone (1823 - 1856)*
  Mina Field (1769 - 1770)*
  Lois Field Wilcox (1771 - 1852)*
  Mina Field Dowd (1773 - 1843)*
  Timothy Field (1775 - 1844)*
  Mary Field Meigs (1778 - 1855)*
  David Dudley Field (1781 - 1867)
  Abigail B. Field Beals (1784 - 1872)*
  Anna Field Wilcox (1787 - 1861)*
*Calculated relationship
Rev. David D. Field D.D.
Born in Guilford, Conn. May 20, 1781
Graduated at Yale College in 1802.
Began His Ministry in 1803.
Settled in Haddam, Conn. 1804-1818.
In Stockbridge, Mass. 1819-1837.
Again in Haddam, Conn. 1837-1851.
When He Returned to Stockbridge
To Spend His Last Days and Here Closed
His Useful Life April 15, 1867
Having Preached The Gospel
More Than Sixty Years.

Stockbridge Cemetery
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: David Dudley Field Sr. plot
Created by: Diane Gravlee
Record added: Jun 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37811945
Rev David Dudley Field, Sr
Added by: Diane Gravlee
Rev David Dudley Field, Sr
Added by: Diane Gravlee
Rev David Dudley Field, Sr
Added by: Diane Gravlee
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