Cyrus West Field was bom Nov. 30 1819, at Stockbridge, Mass. His father was Bev. David Dudley Field, and his brothers are all men of note. David Dud ley Field is the author of the Field codes Stephen Johnson Field, justice of the United States suprerae court. and Henry Martyn Field, D. D., editor of The New York Evangelist. Cyrus W. is bes known from the f act that he managed the successfiil laying of the first Atlantic cable.