Zechariah Field

Zechariah Field

Ardsley, Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England
Death 30 Jun 1666 (aged 69–70)
Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 32622078 · View Source
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He was the husband of Mary (Stanley?)Field, who died about 1670. I have yet to find positive proof that her maiden name was Stanley or that she was a daughter of Christopher and Susanna Stanley. Older resources do mention this as a possibility. However, more recent research on immigrant Christopher Stanley suggests he had no children.

He has been described as the son of John Felde Jr of East Ardsley, Yorkshire, England, and grandson of John Field the Astronomer of the same place. This is mentioned on the monument. However, New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 22 (1868), p.166ff appears to refute any connection of Zechariah Field to John Felde the Astronomer, specifically in a paragraph on pg 170.

Children: Mary Field Carter, Zechariah Field Jr(first husband of Sarah Webb Price), John Field, Samuel Field, and Joseph Field.

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Gravesite Details This is clearly a cenotaph. It is possible that the two small stones either side of the Zechariah Field Monument are of Zechariah and his wife Mary, but they are difficult to read and do not seem to be of the correct style or age.
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  • Added: 4 Jan 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Zechariah Field (1596–30 Jun 1666), Find a Grave Memorial no. 32622078, citing Hill Cemetery, Hatfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Avery (contributor 47024642) .