Edgar J. Wiley, Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Middlebury College… (Middlebury, VT: Middlebury College, 1917), 63.
ROSWELL MARTIN FIELD, son of Martin and Esther Smith (Kellogg) Field. Born in Newfane, Vt., Feb. 22, 1807. Prepared for College with Rev. Luke Whitcomb, Townshend, Vt. Studied law with Daniel Kellogg, Rockingham. Admitted to the bar, 1825. Lawyer, Windham County, Vt., 1825-1839. State's Attorney, Windham County, 1831 1832, and 1833- 1836. Represented Newfane in the Legislature, 1835 and 1836. Settled in St. Louis, 1839. Married Frances Reed, May 30, 1848. Children: Eugene ; Roswell Martin. A. B. Died in St. Louis, Mo., July 12, 1869.