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Matthew Dickinson Field, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 26, 1811
Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1870
Southwick
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

He married Clarissa Laflin on 6 October 1836 in Lee, Massachusetts. He had military service as a Captain. He started his career in Lee, Massachusetts with his brother, Cyrus, in a paper manufacturing company. But he was better known as a bridge and railroad construction engineer, having been involved with the bridges across the Cumberland River in Nashville and Clarksville, Tennessee as well as the one across the Kentucky River at Frankfort, Kentucky. In 1856 he was elected to the Massachusetts State Senate.

The photo is of 6 sons of Rev. David Dudley Field Sr. and his wife, Submit Dickinson. These were all noted men of their time. Left to right: Cyrus, Henry, Matthew, David Jr., Jonathan, and Stephen. 
 
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 Parents:
  David Dudley Field (1781 - 1867)
  Submit Dickinson Field (1782 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Clarissa Laflin Field (1814 - 1879)
 
 Children:
  Heman Laflin Field (1837 - 1920)*
  Catharine Submit Field Herbert (1840 - 1898)*
  Henry Martyn Field (1842 - 1907)*
  Wells Laflin Field (1846 - 1914)*
  Infant Son Field (1848 - 1848)*
  Clara Laflin Field (1851 - 1921)*
  Matthew Dickinson Field (1853 - 1895)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Matthew D. Field
Died
March 22, 1870
Aged 58
 
Burial:
Southwick Cemetery
Southwick
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Diane Gravlee
Originally Created by: Phyllis Gonska Bombard
Record added: Jun 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27860726
Matthew Dickinson Field, Sr
Added by: Diane Gravlee
 
Matthew Dickinson Field, Sr
Added by: Diane Gravlee
 
Matthew Dickinson Field, Sr
Added by: Phyllis Gonska Bombard
 
 
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 Added: May. 8, 2015
 
 
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