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David Dudley Field
Birth: Feb. 13, 1805
Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1894
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Prominent New York attorney; delegate to the Peace Convention in Washington, D. C., 1861; United States Representative from New York, 1877; brother of Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen J. Field. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Dudley Field (1781 - 1867)
  Submit Dickinson Field (1782 - 1861)
 
 Spouses:
  Harriet L____ Field (____ - 1864)*
  Jane Lucinda Hopkins Field (1806 - 1836)*
 
 Children:
  Dudley Field (1830 - 1880)*
  Jeanie Lucinda Field Musgrave (1833 - 1920)*
  Isabella Field (1835 - 1836)*
 
 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:
On Top:
David Dudley Field
Born Haddam, Connecticut February 13, 1805
Died New York City April 13, 1894
This is followed below by:
He devoted his life
To reform the law
To codify the common law
To simplify legal procedure
To substitute arbitration for war
To bring justice within reach of all men
On the other side is written:
"He asked life of Thee and Thou gavest him a long life" (Psalm 21:4)
"So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly and gave the sense and caused them to understand the reading" (Nehemiah 8:8)
 
Burial:
Stockbridge Cemetery
Stockbridge
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Oct 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6844060
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