Caroline M. Peaslee

12 December 1827–22 July 1892 (Age 64)
Vermont, United States

The Life of Caroline M.

When Caroline M. Peaslee was born on 12 December 1827, in Vermont, United States, her father, Thomas Peaslee, was 44 and her mother, Polly Seymour Hand, was 43. She married Augustus Maynard Fay on 19 March 1850, in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States in 1870. She died on 22 July 1892, in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Augustus Maynard Fay
Caroline M. Peaslee
Marriage: 19 March 1850
Annie Knowlton Fay

Spouse and Children

19 March 1850
Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


    Annie Knowlton Fay


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Peaslee


    Polly Seymour Hand




    Eleazer B Peaslee


    Philanso A. Peaslee


    Charles S Peaslee


    Henry H. Peaslee


    Elizabeth C. Peaslee


+9 More Children

World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 7

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Peasley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Caroline Fay in household of Augustus M Fay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Caroline M Fay in household of Agustus M Fay, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Caroline Fay in household of Augustus M Fay, "United States Census, 1860"

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