Living in Lubbock

Less than a year after their marriage Dad was transferred to Lubbock, Texas as District Engineer for the Texas State Highway Department. Mom and I followed when I was three months old. We arrived in Lubbock in May of 1925. Incidentally, Texas Tech was also founded in 1925-or at least …

When George met Mary

Dad was born on November 8, 1899 in Calvert, Texas. He lived there until graduating from High School. There are so many stories I could tell you about my Dad. When he was a boy, about 15 in Calvert, he had an English Bull dog. Tom Townsend, his boyhood friend …

My Mother’s Kin

I am fifth generation Texan; my first forefather arrived in 1818 when Texas was known as New Spain. Mexico won her independence from Spain in 1821, and Texas won her independence from Mexico in 1836. Texas remained an independent Republic until 1845, when we decided to join the United States …

My Father’s Line

The Field family has been in the United States for a long time. Our first ancestor to come to the States was Henri Field and he arrived in Jamestown, VA in 1635 from England. His son and grandson were both members of the Virginia House of Burgesses. His grandson was …