William Henry Fairbanks

12 September 1839–10 August 1923 (Age 83)
Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Fairbanks was born on 12 September 1839, in Paterson, Passaic, New Jersey, United States, his father, William David Fairbanks, was 29 and his mother, Susan Mandeville, was 19. He married Ann Ellsworth on 2 July 1860. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 10 August 1923, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Henry Fairbanks
Ann Elizabeth Hardy
Marriage: 25 February 1877
David Henry Fairbanks
Susan Daisy Fairbanks
William Henry Fairbanks
Clarence Milton Fairbanks

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  • Marriage
    25 February 1877
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name from Fair Banks in Derbyshire or any of various other minor places so called.variant of Fairbank , with post-medieval excrescent -s.English:

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

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    Brief History of David Fairbanks 1810 - 1895

    This sketch was written by his daughter, Martha Alice Fairbanks Keeler, 1930 David Fairbanks was born 14 March 1810 in Peru, Bennington County, Vermont. He was seventh in line of descent from Jona …

    Sources (26)

    • William Henry Fairbanks in entry for William Henry Fairbanks, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Wm H Fairbanks in household of David Fairbanks, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Wm. H. Fairbanks in entry for Ann Elizabeth Fairbanks, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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