When Martha Melvina Fair was born on 16 January 1857, in Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, her father, Price Fair, was 32 and her mother, Elvira Rogers, was 32. She married Gather Burgess Lovingood on 24 January 1874, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870. She died on 27 January 1939, in Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Murphy Township, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States.
English: nickname meaning ‘handsome, beautiful, fair’, Middle English fair, fayr, Old English fæger. The word was also occasionally used as a personal name in Middle English, applied to both men and women.
Irish: translation into English of Gaelic fionn ‘fair’, which Woulfe describes as a ‘descriptive epithet that supplanted the real surname’, or a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac F(h)inn, a variant of Mag Fhinn (see McGinn ).
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