Biography of Chancey Field
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Chancey Field was born in Tompkins Co., N. Y., in 1830. His father, Jedediah Field, came to this county in 1855. He was married in New York in 1854, to Mary Carl. She was born in 1831 and died in 1868, leaving three children: Albert A., William W and Elmer E. Mr. Field was again married in New York in 1869, to Anna M. Lathrop, born in New York in 1838. They have two children: Edith S. and Gracie. Mr. Field enlisted in the war for the Union in 1862 in Co. H., 6th Mich. Cavalry. He was in the service three years and three months, and was in the battles of Winchester, Gettysburg, etc. He is the owner of 130 acres on sec. 2; P. O., Englishville.

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Chicago 1881.