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Callender Irvine Fayssoux
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1820
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1897
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

The following is an abbreviated version of the lengthy obituary published in the Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Sept. 1, 1897, Page 52.

"CAPTAIN FAYSSOUX BORNE TO HIS REST.
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Having passed by seven years the allotted three score and ten - a long span of life replete with good and noble deeds - Captain Callender Irvine Fayssoux met death as calmly and as bravely as on a hundred battle fields and in heroic conflicts at sea he had faced and dared his foes. The veteran of four wars found at last an adversary whom he could not vanquish: the grim apparition, whereof the Scandinavian myth speaks with which the powerful God Thor mightily contended and which he was unable to overthrow.......

Sorrowing friends attended the obsequies yesterday, and the spacious residence and grounds at the corner of Washington avenue and Constance street, where the funeral service was held at 5 o'clock last evening, were insufficient to contain the immense concourse that came to pay homage to the memory of the regretted citizen.......

Captain Fayssoux's daughter, Mrs. Z. N. Scudder, of Vicksburg, wife of State Senator Scudder, reached the city yesterday morning, and was present at the funeral. Mr. Wm. McL. Faussoux, son of the deceased, was in Virginia when the news of his father's death reached him and hastened home, just missing the train at Vicksburg which was conveying the body to this city. He reached here in time, however, to attend the funeral.

Captain Fayssoux was a member of the Sons of the Revolution, an association of descendants of officers who took part in the war of 1776. He was, both on his father's and mother's side, entitled to membership in that patriotic band. His paternal grandfather was chief surgeon of the revolutionary forces during the war of Independence, and his maternal grandfather was General Irvine, who commanded a division under Washington at the crossing of the Delaware......."

 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Simons Fayssoux (1793 - 1833)
  Rebecca Armstrong DeRosenthal Irvine Fayssoux (1794 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Antoinette McLellan Fayssoux (1839 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Leonora Levensaler Fayssoux Hadden (1862 - 1935)*
  Seymoura Longley Fayssoux Scudder (1865 - 1922)*
  William McLellan Fayssoux (1873 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edwards S Fayssoux (1812 - 1852)*
  Peter S Fayssoux (1814 - 1874)*
  Ann Callender Fayssoux Pagan (1816 - 1899)*
  Callender Irvine Fayssoux (1820 - 1897)
  Clement Stevens Fayssoux (1822 - 1864)*
  James Hunter Fayssoux (1824 - 1887)*
  Martha Fayssoux Randell (1826 - 1902)*
  Rebecca Lyon Fayssoux Mills (1830 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lafayette Cemetery Number 1
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: Marilyn (Green) Day
Originally Created by: Alberta Daniels Withrow
Record added: Sep 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11849392
Callender Irvine Fayssoux
Added by: Lester Letson
 
Callender Irvine Fayssoux
Added by: Lester Letson
 
Callender Irvine Fayssoux
Added by: Mike & Bushy Hartman
 
 
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- Lester Letson
 Added: Aug. 15, 2012
 
 
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