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Abijah Fairchild
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Birth: 1758
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1851
Otsego County
New York, USA

Abijah Fairchild joined the American Army in 1775 as a Private when he was 17 years old. He served at Long Island.

Abijah Fairchild m. Sarah Howell 7 Oct. 1779 in Morristown, Morris Co., NJ.

A Contributor sent links to Abijah's alleged parents listed below. However, these parents have not been proven so will post their names, data & memorial numbers here but will not link them unless someone provides documentation.

Father: David Fairchild, b. May 6, 1734, Morris Co., NJ; d. Aug. 30, 1807, Morristown, Morris Co., NJ; Memorial 12221011.

Mother: Catharine Gregory Fairchild, b. Nov. 9, 1735, Stratfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; d. Feb. 18, 1800, Morristown, Morris Co., NJ; Memorial 12221013.

Note: Son John Flavel Fairchild, b. 18 May 1786, Morristown, Morris Co., NJ; m. Flavia Merrill 8 June 1807, Sherburne, Madison Co., NY; d. 5 Jan 1864, Cooperstown, Otsego Co., NY. John was a merchant, postmaster & tavern owner. John & his wife Flavia are buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Cazenovia, Madison Co., NY; Memorial 126445340.

Their known children (& Abijah & Sarah's grandchildren):

1. Sidney Thompson Fairchild (son), b. 15 Nov 1808, Norwich, Chenango Co., NY; d. 15 Feb. 1889, Cazenovia, Madison Co., NY.

2. Lewison Fairchild, b. 1811, Sherburne, Madison Co., NY; d. 13 Nov 1896

3. Miranda Fairchild, b. 27 Feb. 1813; d. 9 Feb. 1840

4. John F Fairchild, b. 3 Oct 1820; d. 18 Mar 1881

All these children & their spouses are also buried in the Evergreen Cem., Cazenovia, Madison Co., NY.
Family links: 
  Sarah Howell Fairchild (1759 - 1839)*
  John Flavel Fairchild (1786 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
Cooperstown Presbyterian Cemetery
Otsego County
New York, USA
Maintained by: J.D. Larimore
Originally Created by: Lin
Record added: Dec 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62499085
Abijah Fairchild
Added by: J.D. Larimore
Abijah Fairchild
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Rest in Peace
- J.D. Larimore
 Added: Jan. 27, 2015

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