Captain Benjamin Fay was born 1701 in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to John Fay (1669-1747) and Elizabeth Wellington (1673-1729) and died 6 October 1777 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Martha Mills (1719-1761) 27 December 1739 in Massachusetts.

Biography

Marriage & Family

1st Marriage

  1. Elizabeth Fay (1740-1777) - md Eli Whitney, parents of the famous cotton gin inventor
  2. Martha Fay (1742-1772) - md John Wood
  3. Benjamin Fay (1744-1834) - Beulah Stow
  4. Esther Fay (1746-) - md Ebenezer Chamberlain
  5. John Fay (1748-1837) - md Mehetabel Brigham
  6. Nathan Fay (1750-1825) - md Persis Harrington
  7. Lucy Fay (1752-1837) - md David Mathews
  8. Stephen Fay (1754-1828) - md Betsy Southwick
  9. James Fay (1756-) -
  10. Mehitable Fay (1758-1846) - md Asa Forbush
  11. Charles Fay (1761-c1764) - died young ?

2nd Marriage

  1. Charles Fay (1766-1818) - md Martha Miles
  2. Joel Fay



Children



Offspring of Captain Benjamin Fay and Martha Mills (1719-1761)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Fay (1740-1777) 9 December 1740 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts 18 August 1777 Eli Whitney (1740-1807)
Martha Fay (1742-1772)
Benjamin Fay (1744-1834)
Esther Fay (1746-)
John Fay (1748-1837)
Nathan Fay (1750-1825) 5 October 1750 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts 8 June 1825 Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Persis Harrington (1753-1794) Persis Harrington (1753-1794) Margaret Newton
Lucy Fay (1752-1837)
Stephen Fay (1754-1828)
James Fay (1756-)
Mehitable Fay (1758-1846)
Charles Fay (1761-c1764)



Offspring of Captain Benjamin Fay and Elizabeth Stow
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charles Fay (1766-1818)
Joel Fay









Siblings

References

  1. Genealogical and Family History of New Hampshire: Vol II by Stearns, Whitcher & Parker - pg 661-662 - Free on Google Books.
  2. John Fay 1641 List of Famous Descendants


Residences

Footnotes (including sources)

MainTour

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.