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 Matthew Dickinson Field, Sr

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Matthew Dickinson Field, Sr

  • Birth 26 Jun 1811 Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 22 Mar 1870 Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 27860726

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.



Inscription

Matthew D. Field
Died
March 22, 1870
Aged 58


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  • Maintained by: Diane Gravlee
  • Originally Created by: Phyllis Gonska Bombard
  • Added: 27 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27860726
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Dickinson Field, Sr (26 Jun 1811–22 Mar 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27860726, citing Southwick Cemetery, Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Diane Gravlee (contributor 47083760) .