Chandler Swan Fay

Brief Life History of Chandler Swan

When Chandler Swan Fay was born on 23 October 1826, in Newfane, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Curtis Fay, was 29 and his mother, Olive Knowlton, was 29. He married Julia Ann Mixer on 4 July 1849, in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States in 1880. He died on 21 May 1903, in Hinsdale, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 76.

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Chandler Swan Fay
Julia Ann Mixer
Marriage: 4 July 1849
Walter Ernest Fay
Dana Eugene Fay

Sources (16)

  • Chandler S Farg, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Chandler Swan Fay, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Chandler S. Fay, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, John Patrick, Donovan, Fergus, Kieran, Liam, Nuala.

English: nickname for a person believed to have supernatural qualities, from Middle English, Old French faie ‘fairy, witch’ (from Late Latin fata ‘fate, destiny’).

English: nickname for a trustworthy person, from Middle English, Old French fei ‘loyalty, trust’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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