Biography of Warren A. Field
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Field, Warren A., was born in Sodus Point in 1840, and is a son of Rodolphus, whose father was Wells Field. This family traces its ancestry back to Sir John Field, who came from England to Plymouth, Mass., in 1620. Rodolphus served in the war of 1812, being at the battle of Plattsburgb, etc. At the close of the war he settled in Utica, and. in 1818 removed to Sodus, where he died October 11, 1880. In 1815 he married. Rachael, daughter of Aaron and Susan (Watkins) Williams, of Utica, by whom he had these children: Lurancy, William W., Elizabeth, Charles, Morris, Oliver C., Mariah, Oleason, Catharine C., Warren A., Mary, besides two who died young. Warren settled in Sodus Point, and at the age of fifteen years became a sailor, and with short exceptions he has spent his life in this service on the lakes. He is captain and owner of the steamer Sunbeam, and has also real estate interest at Sand Point. For several years he conducted a store at Sodus Point, and was also partner in a planing mill there. He is a member of the Sodus Bay Yacht Club. He married Elmina Harroun, and they have two children, Alvin, and Cora, wife of Aaron Shufelt, of Sodus Point.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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