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Wells Laflin Field, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1846
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1914
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

He graduated from the United State Naval Academy in 1867 and served in that branch of the service from 1867 to 1902, reaching the rank of Rear Admiral. He married Ruth Dunning Clark on 8 November 1894 in Bennington Center, Vermont.

Photo on left: Four sons of Matthew Dickinson Field Sr.
Standing: Wells Laflin, Matthew Dickinson Jr.
Seated; Heman Laflin, Henry Martyn
Photo taken 1884 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Matthew Dickinson Field (1811 - 1870)
  Clarissa Laflin Field (1814 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Dunning Clark Field (1868 - 1959)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Blackwell Field Bennett (1897 - 1960)*
  Wells Laflin Field (1902 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wells Laflin Field
Rear Admiral U.S. Navy
1846 - 1914
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Gravesite 3512
 
Created by: Diane Gravlee
Record added: Aug 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40755552
Wells Laflin Field, Sr
Added by: Diane Gravlee
 
Wells Laflin Field, Sr
Added by: Diane Gravlee
 
Wells Laflin Field, Sr
Added by: Diane Gravlee
 
 
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Rest in peace, cousin. Thank you for your service to the nation.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Jun. 13, 2017

- quebecoise
 Added: May. 8, 2015
 
 
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