Biographical Sketch of Walker B. Field
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Field, Walker B., Ferrisburgh, was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1840. He has held several of the town offices; was selectman, and appointed justice of the peace by Governor Peck. He was married in 1861 to Carrie Higbie, of Charlotte, Chittenden county, Vt. They have had two daughters and three sons born to them — Cora, Helen, Park, Charles, and Guy. Walker B. was a son of George and Sylvenia (Walker) Field, who were born and married in Ferrisburgh, Vt. George was a son of Benjamin and Polly Champlin Field, and Benjamin was a son of Anthony Field, who was the first settler in Ferrisburgh, Vt. George Field was a farmer and prominent man of his town, having held most of the town offices. He had a family of six children, of whom Walker B. is the only one now living.