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Seth Fairchild

Male 1740 - 1815  (75 years)


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  • Name Seth Fairchild  [1
    Born 8 Mar 1740  Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Apr 1815  Butternuts, Otsego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    Person ID I24927  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Jonathan Fairchild,   b. 2 Aug 1715, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1783, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Hannah Beardsley,   b. 7 Feb 1715, Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1805, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married
    • Jonathon Fairchild (c. 2 Aug 1715 Newtown, CT-12 Jan 1783 Newtown) m. Hannah Beardsley 25 June 1740 Newtown, CT. Hannah (c. 7 Feb 1715 Stratford-1805 Newtown, CT). She is the daughter of Josiah & Mary (Whitmore) Beardsley. Children of Jonathon & Mary: 1) Seth (c. 8 Mar. 1741-1815, 2) Josiah b. 11 Nov. 1754, 3) Zadock b. 1760. Administration of Daniel Bachen's estate was granted to widow Hanna 27 June 1738. Distribution was ordered 13 May 1743 to the widow, now Fairchild, and the children Mary, b. 13 Jul 1737, and Hanna b. 27 Jan 1738/9. Jonathon's will, written 12 Sep 1782 and proved 12 May1783, names his three sons and daughter Catherine. Hannah's will, dated 24 Feb 1798 and proved 20 Sep 1805, names daughters Hannah and Mary Bachen and her three sons.

      http://www.mfairladyblogspot.com/2008/06/fairchild-genealogy-and-timeline.html
    Family ID F8303  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Catherine Wheeler,   b. Abt 1743, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Otsego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married
    • Seth Fairchild (c. 8 Mar 1741 Newtown, CT-28 Apr 1815 Butternuts, Otsego co., NY) m. Catherine Wheeler (c. 1743 Newtown, CT-____). Catherine was the daughter of Andrew Wheeler. Children of Seth and Catherine: 1) Jonathon b. 3 Sep 1767, 2) Daniel b. 2 Feb 1768, 3) Levi b. 1770, 4)Isaac b. 1772, 4) Abel b. 1774, 5) Betsey b. 1775, 6) Molly b. 1777, 7) Hannah b. 1779; m. Thomas Roberts, Jr. 1792 Newtown, CT. On Nov 1782 the estate of Andrew Wheeler of Newtown was distributed. Daughter Catherine Fairchild is among those named. That same date the heirs of Andrew quit-claimed their interest in the estate, and Seth and Catherine are among the names. Elizabeth is named as widow of Andrew, but whether she is mother of Catherine is unknown. Seth was in Newtown when he and Catherine deeded their house and barn to Philo Fairchild 9 Apr. 1796. Their Newtown land was deeded the same date to Joseph Fairchild. They were still in Newtown 14 Feb 1799 when Seth was grantor to Adonirum Fairchild of Newtown. Seth was of Wawarsing, Ulster county, NY, when he quit-claimed 25A in Washington and Roxbury, CT. on 29 Nov 1806. On 20 Apr 1807 he was still in Wawarsing when he sold land in Washington, CT. for &1, 128.46. Seth moved to Otsego county, NY after 1807. His will was dated 28 Apr 1815 and was probated 29 June 1815. Named are the widow and all eight children. The sons accompanied their parents to Otsego county, NY.

      http://www.mfairladyblogspot.com/2008/06/fairchild-genealogy-and-timeline.html
    Children 
     1. Jonathan Fairchild,   b. 3 Sep 1767, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1853, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Daniel Fairchild,   b. 2 Feb 1768, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Levi Fairchild,   b. Abt 1770, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Isaac Fairchild,   b. Abt 1772, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Abel Fairchild,   b. Abt 1774, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Betsey Fairchild,   b. Abt 1775, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Molly Fairchild,   b. Abt 1777, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Hannah Fairchild,   b. Abt 1779, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2010 
    Family ID F8275  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1740 - Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Apr 1815 - Butternuts, Otsego County, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S506] Fairchild, Christine (fishinfoole@aol.com) "Fairchild" Ver. 2005-01-14 ; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=fishinfoolc1, (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=fishinfoolc1).