William Fairchild

1683–December 1727 (Age 44)
Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of William

William Fairchild was born in 1683, in Carolina, British Colonial America as the son of Thomas Fairchild. He died in December 1727, in Charleston, South Carolina, British Colonial America, at the age of 44, and was buried in Charleston, South Carolina, British Colonial America.

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Thomas Fairchild
Catherine Ann Fairchild
Mary Fairchild
Thomas Fairchild
Richard Fairchild
Susannah Fairchild
John Fairchild
William Fairchild

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World Events (1)

1721 · Incorporated as a Royal Colony

Age 38

On May 29, 1721, Sir Francis Nicholson is appointed as the Royal Governor of South Carolina by King George I.

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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  • SC Gen Magazine that states William Fairchilds burial date

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