FAIRCHILD,  Abraham

FAIRCHILD, Abraham

Male 1832 - 1911  (78 years)

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  • Name FAIRCHILD, Abraham 
    Born 25 Dec 1832  Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography
    • From Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891: ABRAM FAIRCHILD, farmer, was born in Luzerne county, Pennsylvania, December 25, 1832, son of Solomon and Elizabeth (Lutsey) Fairchild, natives of that county, and farmers by occupation. They were members of the Presbyterian church, and the parents of thirteen children. Those living are: Solomon; Rosanna, Mrs. Cornelius Styer, of Montour county; Priscilla, Mrs. Matthias Rasley, of Butler county, Pennsylvania; Isabella, Mrs. Ziba Kramer, of Iowa, and Abram. The subject of this sketch was reared in Luzerne county and attended the district schools. In 1854 he married Hannah, daughter of Barnet Miller. He was engaged in farming in Luzerne county until 1874, when he removed to Northumberland county and located upon the farm where he now resides. Mr. Fairchild is a director in the First National Bank of Milton, and a stockholder of the Milton Knitting Company, the Milton Trust and Safe Deposit Company, and the Milton Driving Park and Fair Association. Politically he is a Republican; he has served two years as supervisor and two years as constable in Luzerne county. He has seven children: Elizabeth, wife of E. F. Colvin, of Milton; Annie, wife of John D. Derr, of Steelton, Pennsylvania; Milton O., a farmer of Union county; Mary, wife of Eyer Spyker, of Lewisburg; Angus A., of Pottsgrove; Clara J., and Milo Wesley. Mr. Fairchild and family are members of the Presbyterian church.
    Census (desc) 1850  Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census (desc) 1860  Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working as a farmer 
    Census (desc) 1870  Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working as a farmer 
    Moved to 1874  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    from Newport Twp., Luzerne Co., PA 
    Census (desc) 1880  Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    working as a farmer 
    Census (desc) 1900  West Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    working as a farmer 
    Widowed 6 Nov 1905 
    Census (desc) 1910  West Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    widowed and living with his son Angus 
    _UID 3EA22AE353CF0940B38A299F0833ABC306D5 
    Died 20 May 1911 
    Person ID I3824  Milton Families
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2013 

    Father FAIRCHILD, Solomon,   b. 17 Oct 1783, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1854, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother LUTSEY, Elizabeth,   b. 23 May 1789, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1871  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1806 
    Family ID F1156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MILLER, Hannah,   b. 11 Aug 1834, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1905  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1854 
    Children 
     1. FAIRCHILD, Frances,   b. 1856, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. FAIRCHILD, Elizabeth,   b. 17 Feb 1857, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1941, West Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. FAIRCHILD, Anna M.,   b. 20 May 1859, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1937, West Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. FAIRCHILD, Milton Owen,   b. 15 Apr 1861, Nanticoke, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1925, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     5. FAIRCHILD, Mary M.,   b. 1866, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. FAIRCHILD, Angus Abraham,   b. 1868, Nanticoke, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. FAIRCHILD, Clara J.,   b. 1870, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. FAIRCHILD, Milo Wesley,   b. 9 Feb 1872, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1895  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1141  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1832 - Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1850 - Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a farmer - 1860 - Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a farmer - 1870 - Newport Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - from Newport Twp., Luzerne Co., PA - 1874 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a farmer - 1880 - Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a farmer - 1900 - West Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - widowed and living with his son Angus - 1910 - West Chillisquaque Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891, Page 1132.

    2. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 28.

    3. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 12.

    4. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 11.