Abraham Fairchild

1720–1803 (Age 83)
Stratfield, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Abraham

When Abraham Fairchild was born on 10 January 1720, in Stratfield, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Alexander Fairchild, was 38 and his mother, Deborah Jackson, was 38. He married Rachel Scribner on 7 November 1742, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 20 June 1803, in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Fairchild
1720–1803
Rachel Scribner
1725–1801
Marriage: 7 November 1742
Abraham Fairchild
1745–1764
Ezekiel Fairchild
1746–1831
Daniel Fairchild
1748–1769
Isaac Fairchild
1751–1766
John Fairchild
1753–1824
David Fairchild
1753–1777
Samuel Fairchild
1755–1812
Stephen Fairchild
1758–
Rachel Fairchild
1761–
John Fairchild
1764–1846
Ellen Fairchild
1767–1794

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1742
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
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)

  • Abraham Fairchild in entry for Rachel Scribner, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Abraham in entry for Abraham Fairchild, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Abraham Fairchild in entry for Samuel Fairchild, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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