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Rev. Charles Fay

Male 1808 - 1888  (80 years)


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  • Name Rev. Charles Fay  [1
    Born 21 Jul 1808  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Nov 1888  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6
    Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I21000  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2019 

    Father Samuel Phillips Prescott Fay,   b. 10 Jan 1778, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1856, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Harriet Howard,   b. 27 Mar 1782, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1847, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Aft 31 Jul 1803  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F12491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charlotte Emily Hopkins,   b. 4 May 1817, Ligonier, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1856, St. Albans, Franklin, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Katherine Maria Fay,   b. 6 Jul 1847, New Orleans, Jefferson, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1928, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F12492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1809] Gregory Stone Genealogy: Ancestry and Descendants of Dea. Gregory Stone of Cambridge, Mass., 1320-1917 by J. Gardner Bartlett. Boston: Stone Family Association, 1918.

    2. [S2955] "Biographical Sketches," Fay-Mixter Family Papers., year only.

    3. [S2956] "The Report on the Committee on Memorials of Deceased Members." Journal of the Proceedings of the Bishops, Clergy, and Laity of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, Assembled in a General Convention, Held in the City of New York, from October 2 to October 24, Inclusive, in the Year of Our Lord 1889. New York, 1890.

    4. [S2959] Arthur Wilmot Ackerman and Harold Clark Durrell, "Memoirs of Deceased Members of the New England Historic Genealogical Society." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 83:330, Jul 1929.

    5. [S2957] Find a Grave page for Rev Charles Fay.

    6. [S2959] Arthur Wilmot Ackerman and Harold Clark Durrell, "Memoirs of Deceased Members of the New England Historic Genealogical Society." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 83:330, Jul 1929., date only.

    7. [S2304] Ancestors of American Presidents by Gary Boyd Roberts. 2009 edition, 2012 reprint with 2015 corrigenda. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.