James Wilson Fairchild

30 October 1815–15 July 1902 (Age 86)
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Wilson

When James Wilson Fairchild was born on 30 October 1815, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Fairchild, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Wilson, was 19. He married Eleanor Barton on 30 May 1844, in Old Washington, Guernsey, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Wills Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 15 July 1902, in Old Washington, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Old Washington, Guernsey, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wilson Fairchild
1815–1902
Eleanor Barton
1822–1902
Marriage: 30 May 1844
Frances Elizabeth Fairchild
1845–1917
Alexander Wilson Fairchild
1847–1877
Thomas H B Fairchild
1849–
Mary Rebecca Fairchild
1851–1858
George William Fairchild
1854–1931
Lucinda Eleanor Fairchild
1858–1866
John Barton Fairchild
1861–1939
James Brough Fairchild
1863–1940
Ulysses Grant Fairchild
1868–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 May 1844
Old Washington, Guernsey, Ohio, United States
children

(9)

    Frances Elizabeth Fairchild

    Female1845–1917Female

    Alexander Wilson Fairchild

    Male1847–1877Male

    Thomas H B Fairchild

    Male1849–Male

    Mary Rebecca Fairchild

    Female1851–1858Female

    George William Fairchild

    Male1854–1931Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 21

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

Southern English: 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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Sources (3)

  • James W Fairchild, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James W Fairchild, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James M Fairchild, "United States Census, 1880"

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