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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. William I of England (1027-1087), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899)/s, Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, William I of England (1027-1087)/s, Rollo of Normandy (860-932)/s.

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)
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


Offspring of John Fay (1669-1747) and Elizabeth Wellington (1673-1729)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Bathsheba Fay (1693-1721)
John Fay (1700-1732) 5 December 1700 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States 10 November 1732 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Hannah Child (1700-1788)
Lydia Fay (1702-1782)
Dinah Fay (1705-1782)
James Fay (1707-1777) 27 September 1707 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States 12 June 1777 Hardwick, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States Lydia Child (1706-1758)
Mahittable Fay (1710-1758)
Benjamin Fay (1712-1777) 1701 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 6 October 1777 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts Martha Mills (1719-1761)
Elizabeth Stow
Stephen Fay (1715-1781) 5 May 1715 Westborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States 17 May 1781 Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont, United States Ruth Child (1710-1802)
Mary Fay (1717-)


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)

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