Biographical Sketch of Stephen W. Field

Field, Stephen W., Ferrisburgh, was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1817, and died in September, 1871. He was an extensive and successful farmer, and retired from active life in 1865. He was a prominent man of his town and held many of the town offices. He was married in 1840 to Eliza Jane Killmer, who was born at Fort Ann, Washington county, N. Y., in 1821, and was a daughter of William and Esther Killmer, who were born in Argyle, Washington county, N. Y., and died at Gouverneur, N. Y. They had a family of three children born to them, one of whom died at an early age, and Edgar M. (born in 1847, died in 1883, leaving a widow and two children, Harry and Ruth), and Dwight E. (who married Frances Derby, of Essex county, N. Y). They have two children. Stephen Field, jr., was a son of Stephen and Tamer Field. Stephen came from Dutchess county, N. Y., and settled in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1785. He had a family of eleven children, three of whom are now living — Hiram, Huldah, and Moses. Stephen Field, sr., was born in Dutchess county, N. Y., in 1774, and was a son of Anthony and Hannah Field, who settled here in 1785. They hard a family of fourteen children born to them.



Addison County VT,

Smith, H. P. History of Addison County Vermont: With Illustrations And Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men And Pioneers. Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & co., 1886.

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