Wilson F Fairchild

Male13 April 1807–1 April 1895

Brief Life History of Wilson F

When Wilson F Fairchild was born on 13 April 1807, in New Castle, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Abijah Fairchild, was 43 and his mother, Violet Gullet, was 33. He married Elizabeth Triplett on 21 January 1829, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 1 April 1895, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87.

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Wilson F Fairchild
Elizabeth Triplett
Marriage: 21 January 1829
Elijah Lewis Fairchilds
Ann B. Fairchild
Wiley B. Fairchild

Sources (10)

  • Wilson Farchild, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wilson Fairchild, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Wilson F. Fairchild, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 January 1829Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 5

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 23

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): nickname from Middle English fair child ‘handsome child’ or ‘handsome youth of noble birth’ (see Child ).

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

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