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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 21 Jul 1808, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 6 Nov 1888, New York, New York; was buried , 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.]

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

    Children:
    1. 2. Katherine Maria Fay  Descendancy chart to this point was born 6 Jul 1847, New Orleans, Jefferson, Louisiana; died 29 May 1928, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Katherine Maria Fay Descendancy chart to this point (1.Rev.1) was born 6 Jul 1847, New Orleans, Jefferson, Louisiana; died 29 May 1928, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 6 Jul 1846, New Orleans, Jefferson, Louisiana

    Katherine married William Eben Stone 22 Jun 1871, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. William (son of Dr. Ebenezer Stone and Elizabeth Holbrook Hawes) was born 27 Nov 1845, Walpole, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died 23 Feb 1921, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 3. Margaret Garrad Stone  Descendancy chart to this point was born 19 Jul 1886, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 17 Sep 1937, London, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Margaret Garrad Stone Descendancy chart to this point (2.Katherine2, 1.Rev.1) was born 19 Jul 1886, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 17 Sep 1937, London, England.

    Margaret married Austin Tappan Wright 14 Nov 1912, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Austin (son of John Henry Wright and Mary Tappan) was born 20 Aug 1883, Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire; died 19 Sep 1931, Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 4. Phyllis Wright  Descendancy chart to this point was born 11 Dec 1919, Berkeley, Alameda, California; died 23 Feb 2007, New York, New York.
    2. 5. Sylvia Wright  Descendancy chart to this point was born 21 Jan 1917, Berkeley, Alameda, California; died 9 May 1981, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Phyllis Wright Descendancy chart to this point (3.Margaret3, 2.Katherine2, 1.Rev.1) was born 11 Dec 1919, Berkeley, Alameda, California; died 23 Feb 2007, New York, New York.

    Phyllis married Lowell King. Lowell (son of Clarence Baker King and Alice Darracott Seabrook) was born 2 May 1920, New Canaan, Farfield, Connecticut; died 27 Aug 1969, New York, New York. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 6. Tappan Wright King  Descendancy chart to this point was born 10 Sep 1950, Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico.

  2. 5.  Sylvia Wright Descendancy chart to this point (3.Margaret3, 2.Katherine2, 1.Rev.1) was born 21 Jan 1917, Berkeley, Alameda, California; died 9 May 1981, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    As a San Francisco newspaper columnist, she coined the word "mondegreen."

    "Sylvia Wright, a Writer and Harpers Ex-Editor," in The New York Times, 13 May 1981:

    Sylvia Wright, a freelance writer who frequently and humorously commented in national magazines on trends in modern living, died of cancer Saturday at her home in Cambridge, Mass. She was 64 years old.

    Miss Wright was also a former editor of Harpers Bazaar. A collection of her magazine articles, ''Get Away From Me With Those Christmas Gifts,'' was published by McGraw-Hill in 1957. She was also the author of a novel, ''A Shark Infested Rice Pudding.''

    After her graduation from Bryn Mawr College, Miss Wright edited and prepared for publication ''Islandia,'' a Utopian novel about an imaginary country written by her father, the late Austin Tappen [sic] Wright, who was a professor of law at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania. The novel, which has been a steady seller, was published in 1942, reissued in 1958. It is currently published by Arno Press Inc. and the New American Library.

    At her death, Miss Wright was writing a biography of her great-aunt, Melusina Fay Peirce, an early feminist and first wife of the American physicist, mathematician and philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce.

    Miss Wright is survived by her husband, Paul J. Mitarachi; a son, John; a sister, Phyllis King of Manhattan; and two brothers, Benjamin and William Wright.



Generation: 5

  1. 6.  Tappan Wright King Descendancy chart to this point (4.Phyllis4, 3.Margaret3, 2.Katherine2, 1.Rev.1) was born 10 Sep 1950, Las Vegas, San Miguel, New Mexico.

    Tappan married Beth Ann Meacham 13 Oct 1978, New York City. Beth (daughter of Richard Allen Meacham and Marion Ann Gaunder) was born 14 Nov 1951, Newark, Licking, Ohio. [Group Sheet]