Nancy Fields (1896 - 1976)

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Nancy Fields
1896 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Nancy Fields was born on May 15, 1896. She died in April 1976 at age 79. We know that Nancy Fields had been residing in Lynch, Harlan County, Kentucky 40855.

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Nancy Fields died in April 1976 at 79 years of age. She was born on May 15, 1896. There is no information about Nancy's immediate family. We know that Nancy Fields had been residing in Lynch, Harlan County, Kentucky 40855.
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In 1896, in the year that Nancy Fields was born, in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

In 1916, by the time she was 20 years old, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1934, she was 38 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1957, by the time she was 61 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1976, in the year of Nancy Fields's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Nancy J. (Ellis) Fields
Born: around 1953
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Nancy A. (Peters) Fields
Born: around 1966
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Nancy C. (Henderson) Fields
Born: around 1961
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Nancy L. (Sanders) Fields
Born: around 1955
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Nancy B. (Swain) Fields
Born: around 1955
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Nancy J. (Wessels) Fields
Born: around 1953
TX
Nancy J. (Ratliff) Fields
Born: around 1955
TX
Nancy (Garcia) Fields
Born: around 1956
TX
Nancy (Tompkins) Fields
Born: around 1947
TX
Nancy C. (Persefield) Fields
Born: around 1958
TX
Nancy L. (Johnson) Fields
Born: around 1957
TX
Nancy A. (Pelzel) Fields
Born: around 1948
TX
Nancy J. (Black) Fields
Born: around 1967
TX
Nancy E. (Snell) Fields
Born: around 1976
TX
Nancy L Fields
Mar 17, 1945 - Aug 1, 2009
Franklin, TN
Nancy L Fields
Aug 18, 1932 - Mar 31, 1998
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Other Fieldses

Nettie Fields
Jun 26, 1898 - November 1984
Ewing, Kentucky
Sara Fields
May 23, 1903 - Feb 18, 1995
McVeigh, KY
Eva Fields
Jul 4, 1900 - December 1980
Eva v Fields
Nov 12, 1912 - Dec 19, 1999
Catlettsburg, KY
Mary Fields
Sep 11, 1894 - September 1974
McKee, Kentucky
Vera Fields
Jun 13, 1898 - May 1980
Mayfield, Kentucky
Daisy K Fields
Mar 26, 1939 - May 15, 1999
Whitesburg, KY
Ruby Fields
Mar 4, 1922 - March 1993
Ewing, KY
Anna v Fields
Apr 15, 1908 - May 27, 1999
Greensburg, KY
Tommy Fields
May 12, 1959 - Sep 23, 2007
Cumberland, KY
Gerald Fields
Nov 9, 1969 - June 1985
Maysville, Kentucky
Grover Fields
Jan 3, 1956 - May 4, 2008
Evarts, KY
Jayne Fields
Nov 16, 1958 - Oct 3, 2001
Christine Fields
Oct 10, 1914 - February 1980
Louisville, Kentucky
Okey Fields
Feb 2, 1913 - October 1978
Kentucky
Frank Fields
Mar 4, 1895 - February 1978
Evarts, Kentucky
Mannas Fields
Feb 19, 1919 - February 1976
Willie Fields
Nov 13, 1914 - July 1973
Cumberland, Kentucky
Maurice Fields
Sep 27, 1906 - March 1970
Detroit, Michigan
Ardill Fields
Mar 22, 1907 - September 1983
Happy, Kentucky

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Hallie Stigers
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Louisville, Kentucky
Ada Mathews
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Bardstown, Kentucky
Florence O Guttschalk
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Saint Charles, MO
Lucretia Racke
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Fort Mitchell, KY
Blanche H Shown
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Owensboro, KY
Sarah Cinnamond
Apr 20, 1900 - August 1986
Crestwood, Kentucky
Lovie Bethel
Dec 27, 1886 - September 1972
Beechmont, Kentucky
Jeffrey Schneider
Aug 23, 1955 - Dec 25, 2004
Rosa Gross
Jan 29, 1883 - June 1973
Scottsville, Kentucky
Kate Metcalf
Aug 1, 1896 - Sep 9, 1987
Lancaster, KY
Katherine Bohannon
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Kuttawa, Kentucky
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Danville, Kentucky
Eula Robinson
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Annice Morgan
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