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Nathan Fay was born 5 October 1750 in Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts to Benjamin Fay (1712-1777) and Martha Mills (1719-1761) and died 8 June 1825 in Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire of unspecified causes. He married Persis Harrington (1753-1794) 1 January 1771 in Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He married Margaret Newton 9 October 1800 in Cheshire County, New Hampshire. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Belgium, England, Portugal, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden.


Biography

Nathan Fay married his first wife in 1771 in Westboro MA and then shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War he moved to East Alstead, New Hampshire, where he cleared a farm and established what became known as the Fay Homestead.

He had 8 children with his first wife and five more from the second.




Children


Offspring of Nathan Fay and Persis Harrington (1753-1794)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jesse Fay (1772-)
Eli Fay (1774-1776)
Elizabeth Fay (1776-1847)
Persis Fay (1779-1840)
Nathan Fay (1781-1848)
Benjamin Fay (1784-1805)
Ruth Fay (1786-)
Lydia Fay (1788-1795)

Offspring of Nathan Fay and Margaret Newton
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Giles Fay (1801-1879)
Hubbard Newton Fay (1803-1882) 11 April 1803 East Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire 21 October 1882 East Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Eunice Willis (1801-1881)

Charles Miles Fay (1804-1880)
John Milton Fay (1806-1894)
Serena Church Fay (1808-1845)

Siblings


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)
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


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

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