Field, Alfred (1888-1980)

Alfred Field was a commercial traveller. He lived at 1890 Alberni Street from 1917 to 1920.

He was born in Calgary, Alberta on April 4, 1888. His father was Frank C. Field; his mother was Rhoda Jane Schrubb (1846-1920).

On February 3, 1916, in Vancouver, Alfred married Alice Jane Robbins. She was born in Victoria, British Columbia, on August 7, 1885 (or 1884). Her father was John Robert Wittel Robbins (1851-1932), who was a fur dealer. Her mother was Mary Ann Horan (1856-1929).

Alice had been married before, to John Henderson in Victoria, British Columbia on October 24, 1906, but that marriage ended in divorce. The decree absolute was effective on January 19, 1916, in time for Alice’s marriage to Alfred Field in February 1916.

Alice died on March 23, 1967, in Vancouver.

Alfred died in Duncan, British Columbia, on December 21, 1980.

Alfred and Alice had the following children:

Marlin Albert (Don) Field

Marlin Albert Field was born on March 30, 1921, probably in Vancouver. He married Mary Evelyn (last name unknown) in 1943. She was born on August 25, 1916, in Vancouver. She died in Surrey, British Columbia on February 24, 2011.

Marlin died in Vancouver on February 21, 2013.

Juanita Field

Juanita Field may have been called Dee Dee. She was born, probably after 1916, and possibly in Vancouver. She was still living in 2013, when Marlin Albert Field died in 2014.

Sources

Frank C. Field (father of Alfred Field)

“England and Wales, Marriage Index, 1837-1920,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2DL8-6QD : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Francis Field, 1872.

Rhoda Jane Schrubb (mother of Alfred Field)

“England and Wales, Birth Index, 1837-1920,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/265F-ZBY : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Rhoda Jane Shrubb, 1846.

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/SG8P-HG4 : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Rhoda J Shrubb, 1851.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M782-ZC3 : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Rhoda J Shrubb, 1861.

“England and Wales, Marriage Index, 1837-1920,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2DL6-LS9 : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Rhoda Jane Shrubb, 1872.

“England and Wales, Marriage Index, 1837-1920,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2DLL-6HM : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Rhoda Jane Shrubb, 1872.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVL-JKD : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Rhodd J Field in entry for John V Perks, 1901.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZ6-RGC : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Rhoda J Field in entry for Albert Frassely French and Florence Field, 1898.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKF-RWL : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Rhoda Jane Field, 1920.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1920-09-261613, Rhoda Jane Field.

Alfred Field

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZL-96B : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Alfred Field and Alice Jane Robins, 1916.

“Idaho, Eastport, Arrival Manifests, 1924-1956,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KF6H-Q8Q : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Alfred Field, 1927.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL1Z-Y82 : accessed 16 Jan 2014), Alfred Field, 1980.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1980-09-019359, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=c232fec7-011e-46b6-a05c-8cd82f8d51db

John Robert Wittel Robbins (father of Alice Jane Robbins)

“England and Wales, Birth Index, 1837-1920,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2NWM-RLC : accessed 16 Jan 2014), John Robert Whittel Robbins, 1852.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKL-K61 : accessed 16 Jan 2014), John Robert Wittel Robbins, 1932.

British Columbia Death Registrations, John Robert Wittel Robbins, Registration Number: 1932-09-474325.

John Robert Wittel Robbins, death notice, Victoria Times, February 6, 1932, page 13; Victoria Times, February 8, 1932, page 11; Victoria Times, Fegurary 9, 1932, page 11.

Mary Ann Horan (mother of Alice Jane Robbins)

Mary Ann Horan, The Horan Family, A.L. McDevitt, 2004, http://math.uww.edu/~mcfarlat/pictures/xtradata/The%20Horan%20Family%20of%20Rahan.pdf

British Columbia Death Registrations, Mary Ann Robbins, Registration Number: 1929-09-422006.

Alice Jane Robbins (wife of Alfred Field)

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZC-DWL : accessed 16 Jan 2014), John Henderson and Alice Robbins, 1906.

British Columbia Marriage Registrations, Registration Number: 1906-09-014457, John Henderson and Alice Robbins, http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/DisplayGenealogyImage?k=88dcbd11-caa8-4e72-b71f-1ed65fcf17b0.

Supreme Court of British Columbia, Victoria Court Registry, Orders Issued in Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, 1877-1931, Volume 2: Vol. 2 Pages 214, 245 Petitioner: wife; Henderson John and Robbins Alice Jane; Married 24 Oct 1906 at Victoria, BC Dissolved: 22 Jun 1915 Absolute: 19 Jan 1916; Remarks: MR: John Henderson (d.14, p.7, l.42), 23, r.Victoria, b.Partie, SCT,bach., tile setter, CE, s.o. Samuel H. Henderson & Jane Young mar Alice Robbins, 22, r. & b. Victoria, RC, spin., d.o. John Robbins & Mary Ann Horn, 24 Oct 1906, Victoria.

Marlin Albert Field (son of Alfred Field and Alice Jane Robbins)

Marlin Albert Field, death notice, Vancouver Sun.  http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/vancouversun/obituary.aspx?pid=163389182: “Marlin Albert (Don) Field March 30, 1921 – Feb 21, 2013 Don had an outstanding love of life, family, friends and animals. He was an original Vancouverite, growing up in Kerrisdale. He served overseas in WWII, worked at Boeings, and owned and operated Gordon’s Autobody. Don and Mary retired to a beautiful property near Cowichan Bay. Retirement didn’t last long and Don took his autobody skills to ICBC in Duncan and then to Maple Ridge, finally landing in Tsawwassen. Don’s love of working with his hands will be remembered in ‘the great wall of Lac Le Jeune’ and the many handcrafted fish he so proudly made and gave to family and friends. Don is pre deceased by wife Mary and son Patrick. He is survived by son Garry (Sue), sister Dee Dee, daughter in law Geramy (Ron) and many other loving relatives. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at Evergreen Baptist Care Home. A celebration of Don’s life wil take place at a later date. Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Mar. 2, 2013”

Mary Evelyn Field (wife of Marlin Albert Field)

Mary Evelyn Field (wife of Marlin Albert Field): death notice, Vancouver Sun, http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/vancouversun/obituary-print.aspx?n=mary-evelyn-field&pid=149098303: “FIELD, Mary Evelyn August 25, 1916 – February 24, 2011 Mary passed away peacefully in Surrey, B.C. Born and raised in Kerrisdale, Magee High, Worked in the Boeings plant at YVR during WWII. Married Don (M.A.) Field in 1943. Sons Garry Stephen, 1947, and Patrick Charles, 1951, deceased 2004. A loving Wife, Mother, and homemaker. Enjoyed cooking, gardening, fishing and solitaire. There will be no service, just lots of memories. God speed Mom.” Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2011.

Juanita Field (daughter of Alfred Field and Alice Jane Robbins)

No further information is available for her.

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