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Henry John Failing
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1748
Freysbush
Montgomery County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 1825
Freysbush
Montgomery County
New York, USA

He lived at Frey's Bush, about 1773 he married Catherine Dygert. When Tryon County was formed, John was elected collector.
During the Revolution he served as a private in the company of Capt Francis Watt, Col Samuel Campbell 1st Regiment of Tryon County Militia, In 1778 he was a corporal in this company and in 1779 he was a sergeant in Capt Adam Lipe Company. He had land bounty rights for service in this regiment. During the Battle of Oriskany he was wounded.

Henry I. Failing of Canajoharie wrote his will 9 September 1823; he mentions his wife Catherine, son Peter's family and youngest son Peter to have "the farm I now live on," daughters Maria, Catharine, and Nancy - all living - with the latter's two children Elijah and Sally McCarn, and his deceased daughter Betsy's three children; sons Warner and Peter were to be executors; the witnesses were Lawrence Gros, Peter Plett, and Adam A. Nestell (probated 25 Oct 1825 Montgomery County Wills 3:515, no file)

Henry John and his wife were buried in a private plot in Frey's Bush, but their headstones were moved to the Harvey Seeber Failing lot. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Dygert Failing (1749 - 1837)*
 
 Children:
  Mariah Failing Diefendorf (1775 - 1858)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Canajoharie Falls Cemetery
Canajoharie
Montgomery County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Mary Legg Parenteau
Record added: Jul 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93425179
Henry John Failing
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Henry John Failing
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Henry John Failing
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relationship to me 5th great grandfather
- Michael J. Lanni
 Added: Sep. 27, 2013
 
 
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