Alexander Fairchild

1704–1751 (Age 46)
Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Fairchild was born on 2 July 1704, in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Alexander Fairchild, was 23 and his mother, Deborah Jackson, was 22. He married Mary Mallory on 24 February 1727, in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1751, in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in New Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Fairchild
1704–1751
Mary Mallory
1703–
Marriage: 24 February 1727
Grace Fairchild
1727–
Gershom Fairchild
1734–1820
Deborah Fairchild
1736–
Silas Fairchild
Alexander Fairchild III
1729–1767
Sarah Fairchild
1730–1771
Thomas Fairchild
1732–
Dinah Fairchild
1738–1790
Huldah Fairchild
1740–1819
Christian Fairchild
1742–1800
Jesse Fairchild
1744–1840

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1727
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

Name Meaning

Southern English: nickname from Middle English fair child ‘handsome child’ or ‘handsome youth of noble birth’ ( see Child ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Fairchild in the Family Data Collection - Individual Records
  • Alexander Fairchild in entry for Glorianer Fairchild, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Alexander Fairchild in entry for Rhoda Fairchild, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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