Henry Battin Fairman

December 1819–1914 (Age 94)
Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Henry Battin

When Henry Battin Fairman was born in December 1819, in Greenwood Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Robert Fairman, was 36 and his mother, Ruth Edith Battin, was 28. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Mary Ann Hood. He lived in Northern Liberties Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1914, at the age of 95, and was buried in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Battin Fairman
1819–1914
Mary Ann Hood
1826–
Robert Fairman
1847–
Annie L. Fairman
1848–
Mary Fairman
1849–
Thomas Fairman
1856–

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Robert Fairman

    Male1847–Male

    Annie L. Fairman

    Female1848–Female

    Mary Fairman

    Female1849–Female

    Thomas Fairman

    Male1856–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1820 · Making Land more affordable

Age 1

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for the servant of someone named Fair, or a nickname meaning ‘handsome man’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames, notably Feuerman ( see Feuer ).3 Probably an Americanized spelling of German Fährmann, a variant of Fehrmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry B Fairman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry B Fairman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Fairman in household of Robt Fairman, "United States Census, 1880"

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