Field, Mrs. A. died in Tullahoma
Tennessee, Monday 12 Oct 1896 in the 71st year of her age. Alvinia
Brown was born at Lansing, NY and at an early age became a member of
the M. E. Church. She was married to Ansen Field June 1849, who
survives her. Mrs. Stella Hume of Tabor and Wilmot Field of
Tullahoma TN are their only children. Soon after their marriage,
they removed from NY to western MI where they pioneered a few years,
until Mr. Field, in 1859 went overland to CA, subsequently returning
as far as Colorado where Mrs. Field and their daughter joined him.
In 1865, they came to Pacific City and 2 years later to Tabor, where
they enjoyed a home for 14 years. She was a member of the Tabor
Congregational Church. Afflicted with rheumatism, Mr. Field sought
relief in a southern climate and found a home in the salubrious
climate of the Cumberland Mountains.