G M Fairchild

1830–
England, United Kingdom

The Life of G M

G M Fairchild was born in 1830, in England, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 son with Keziah Fairchild. He lived in Washington Township, Bergen, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years.

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G M Fairchild
1830–
Keziah Fairchild
1804–
George Moore Fairchild
1854–

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    George Moore Fairchild

    Male1854–Male

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

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.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 3

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1863

Age 33

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 (2)

  • Geo Fairchild, "United States Census, 1870"
  • G M Fairchild, "United States Census, 1880"

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