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Rev. Charles Fay

Male 1808 - 1888  (80 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Rev. Charles Fay was born on 21 Jul 1808 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Samuel Phillips Prescott Fay and Harriet Howard); died on 6 Nov 1888 in New York, New York; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    "The Rev. Charles Fay, D.D., of Vermont, was born in Cambridge, Mass., July 21, 1808. He was graduated from Harvard College with honor 1829; in 1832 he became assistant teacher in the school established by Bishop Hopkins at Burlington, Vt., and was ordained Deacon in 1833. He organized St. Paul's Church, Vergennes, Vt., in 1838; he took charge of St John's, Highgate; in 1841, established a school for young ladies near Macon, Ga.; thence he removed in 1844 to Louisiana, and engaged in missionary work at Bayou Goula, then at New Orleans. In 1848, he was called to St Luke's, at St Albans, Vt. From 1857 to 1870, he was in charge of St. Paul's Church at Marquette, when he returned to Vermont, making his home at Grand Isle. He died in New York on the 6th of November, 1888, at the age of eighty." ["The Report on the Committee on Memorials of Deceased Members", citation details below.]

    Family/Spouse: Charlotte Emily Hopkins. Charlotte (daughter of Bishop John Henry Hopkins and Melusina Müller) was born on 4 May 1817 in Ligonier, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania; died on 23 Sep 1856 in St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Katherine Maria Fay was born on 6 Jul 1847 in New Orleans, Jefferson, Louisiana; died on 29 May 1928 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Samuel Phillips Prescott FaySamuel Phillips Prescott Fay was born on 10 Jan 1778 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Jonathan Fay and Lucy Prescott); died on 18 May 1856 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 18 May 1856, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    Member of the Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1818-19. Overseer of Harvard College, 1824-52. Judge of probate, 1821-56.

    Ancestors of American Presidents (citation details below) has him dying in Concord, but his tombstone (viewable on his Find a Grave page, citation details below) says he died in Cambridge. So does a newspaper obituary shown on the same Find a Grave page; unfortunately, no information is given as to what newspaper the obituary came from.

    Samuel Phillips Prescott Fay (1778-1856) = Harriet Howard (1782-1847)
    Samuel Howard Fay (1804-1847) = Susan Montfort Shellman (1808-1887)
    Harriet Eleanor Fay (1829-1924) = James Smith Bush (1825-1889)
    Samuel Prescott Bush (1883-1894) = Flora Sheldon (1872-1920)
    Sen. Prescott Sheldon Bush (1895-1972) = Dorothy Wear Walker (1901-1992)
    George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) = Barbara Pierce (1925-2018)
    George Walker Bush (1946- )

    Samuel married Harriet Howard after 31 Jul 1803 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Harriet (daughter of Samuel Howard and Anna Lillie) was born on 27 Mar 1782 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 27 Jul 1847 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Harriet Howard was born on 27 Mar 1782 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (daughter of Samuel Howard and Anna Lillie); died on 27 Jul 1847 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 1. Rev. Charles Fay was born on 21 Jul 1808 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 6 Nov 1888 in New York, New York; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Jonathan Fay was born on 21 Jan 1752 in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts (son of Jonathan Fay and Joanna Phillips); died on 1 Jun 1811 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Member of the Massachusetts legislature, 1792-96.

    Jonathan married Lucy Prescott on 6 Dec 1776 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Lucy (daughter of Dr. Abel Prescott and Abigail Brigham) was born on 24 Apr 1757 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 10 Oct 1792 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hill Burying Ground, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Lucy Prescott was born on 24 Apr 1757 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Dr. Abel Prescott and Abigail Brigham); died on 10 Oct 1792 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hill Burying Ground, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 2. Samuel Phillips Prescott Fay was born on 10 Jan 1778 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 18 May 1856 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Samuel Howard was born about 1752 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (son of Ebenezer Howard and Martha Goffe); died in Jan 1797 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Said by various sources (here, here, and here) to have been a participant in the Boston Tea Party. Set against this, volume 4 of William Richard Cutter's New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial says that the Boston Tea Party man was the Samuel Howard who was born 2 May 1747, a son of James and Susanna Howard.

    Samuel married Anna Lillie after 3 Apr 1777 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Anna (daughter of John Lillie and Abigail Breck) was born about 1760 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died in Dec 1804 in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Anna Lillie was born about 1760 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (daughter of John Lillie and Abigail Breck); died in Dec 1804 in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 3. Harriet Howard was born on 27 Mar 1782 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 27 Jul 1847 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Jonathan Fay was born on 21 Nov 1724 in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts (son of John Fay and Hannah Child); died on 3 Mar 1800 in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts; was buried in Memorial Cemetery, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts.

    Jonathan married Joanna Phillips on 25 Jun 1746. Joanna (daughter of Ebenezer Phillips and Mary Smith) was born on 17 May 1729 in Stoneham, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 10 Jun 1788 in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts; was buried in Memorial Cemetery, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Joanna Phillips was born on 17 May 1729 in Stoneham, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Ebenezer Phillips and Mary Smith); died on 10 Jun 1788 in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts; was buried in Memorial Cemetery, Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 4. Jonathan Fay was born on 21 Jan 1752 in Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts; died on 1 Jun 1811 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  3. 10.  Dr. Abel Prescott was born on 7 Apr 1718 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Dr. Jonathan Prescott and Rebecca Bulkeley); died on 22 Oct 1805 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Abel married Abigail Brigham about 1742. Abigail (daughter of John Brigham and Martha) was born on 31 Dec 1723 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died before 12 Jun 1777. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Abigail Brigham was born on 31 Dec 1723 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of John Brigham and Martha); died before 12 Jun 1777.
    Children:
    1. 5. Lucy Prescott was born on 24 Apr 1757 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 10 Oct 1792 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Old Hill Burying Ground, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  5. 12.  Ebenezer Howard was born on 12 Oct 1730 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (son of Amos Howard and Judith Wallingford); died between 15 Jun 1782 and 13 Apr 1784 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Ebenezer married Martha Goffe on 26 Apr 1750 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Martha (daughter of William Goffe and Abigail Richardson) was born on 1 Apr 1733 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died before 25 Apr 1808 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Martha Goffe was born on 1 Apr 1733 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (daughter of William Goffe and Abigail Richardson); died before 25 Apr 1808 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 6. Samuel Howard was born about 1752 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died in Jan 1797 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

  7. 14.  John Lillie was born on 8 Aug 1728 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (son of Theophilus Lillie and Hannah Ruck); died before 19 Apr 1765 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    John married Abigail Breck on 16 Aug 1754 in Trinity Church, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Abigail (daughter of John Breck and Margaret Thomas) was born on 19 Jun 1732 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 28 Oct 1819 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; was buried in Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Abigail Breck was born on 19 Jun 1732 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (daughter of John Breck and Margaret Thomas); died on 28 Oct 1819 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; was buried in Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 7. Anna Lillie was born about 1760 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died in Dec 1804 in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts.