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Pvt Horace Rawson Fairchild
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Birth: May 6, 1840
Oakfield
Genesee County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1924
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA

Horace-8 Rawson was the son of Mary-7 Warner and her husband Rev. John Fairchild. His middle name, Rawson, was the maiden name of his grandmother, Olive (Rawson) Warner.

3 FAIRCHILD siblings:

1. [Self] Horace Rawson Fairchild (1840-1924).
2. Helen Jane "Nellie" (Fairchild) McCarty (1843-1940).
3. George Boardman Fairchild (1846-1891).
4. Laura L. (Fairchild) Baker (1847-1904).
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CIVIL WAR veteran: Horace enlisted in Co. E, 21st MI Infantry on February 22, 1865, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was discharged on October 9, 1865.

A news article states that Horace served for 3 years; perhaps he served in some other regiment prior to 2/22/1865.
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Horace was a farmer.

Horace was born in Oakfield, Genesee, NY and came to MI in 1852 at the age of 12, 15 years before before his marriage to Charlotte Sweet (12/1/1849-1925) in McCords, Caledonia Twp., Kent, MI on October 29, 1867. All of their children were born in Kent Co., MI. Charlotte Sweet came from upstate NY to MI in 1853, all according to a news clipping about their 50th Wedding Anniversary.

10 FAIRCHILD children:

1. Charles Henry Fairchild (8/24/1868-9/27/1868); Alaska Ctemetery.

2. George Horace/Coleman Fairchild (9/27/1869-9/22/1904) never married; Alaska Cemetery.

3. John H. Fairchild (11/8/871-1942) m. May Chatterdon (1872-1936) on 10/29/1889 in Kent Co., MI. 2 children; 1.) Vera M. (5/23/1896-1/6/1897), Merriman Cemetery, Kent Co., MI.

4. Fred M. Fairchild (1872-8/25/1872); Alaska Cemetery.

5. Abba Fairchild (9/5/1873-9/18/1873); Alaska Cemetery.

6. Amanda "Minnie" Fairchild (10/14/1874-?) m. Charles Hughes on 1/4/1905 in Kent Co., MI.

7. Dwight L. Fairchild (4/1876-?); m. Ida Lewis, on 10/17/1901 in Kent Co., MI.
No children.

8. Mary V. Fairchild (8/20/1877-2/4/1964) died in Sheffield, Colbert, Alabama, and was buried there (?); m. Charles J. Drake (6/6/1874-12/15/1966), or, Mary died in Pickens Co., Alabama.
1 children: Orra George Drake.

9. Nettie Fairchild B-10/14/1878; m. Harvey Lewis (7/18/1868-9/15/1918); on 5/19/1897 in Kent Co., MI.
2 children.

10. Ester Fairchild, no dates, died as infant, Alaska Cemetery, Alaska, Kent, MI.
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Reference:

1850 Alabama, Genesee, NY:
John Fairchild M 46 New York
Mary Fairchild F 32 New York
-->Horace R. Fairchild M 10 New York B-1840
Helen O. Fairchild F 6 New York B-1844
George B. Fairchild M 4 New York B-1846
Lonra A. Fairchild F 2 Canada B-1848 [Laura]

1860 Caledonia, Kent, MI: [Fairchild]
John Fairchilds M 56 New York
Mary Fairchilds F 43 New York
Horace Fairchilds M 20 New York
Boardman Fairchilds M 14 New York [George]
Laura Fairchilds F 12 Canada

1870 Michigan:
Horace Fairchild M 30 New York
Charlotte Fairchild F 20 New York
Coleman Fairchild M 0 Michigan

1880 Caldedonia, Kent, MI: [Fairchild]
Self Horace Fairchilds M 40 New York
Wife Charlotte Fairchilds F 30 New York
Son George H. Fairchilds M 11 Michigan
Son John H. Fairchilds M 10 Michigan
Daughter Minnie Fairchilds F 5 Michigan
Son Dwight Fairchilds M 4 Michigan
Daughter Mary Fairchilds F 3 Michigan
Daughter Nettie Fairchilds F 2 Michigan

1894 Caledonia, Kent, MI:
Husband Horace Fairchild M 54
Wife Sharlot Fairchild F 44 [Charlotte]
Son George Fairchild M 24
Daughter Minnie Fairchild F 19
Daughter Mary Fairchild F 16
Son Dwight Fairchild M 18
Daughter Nettie Fairchild F 15

1900 Bowne Twp., Kent, MI: [Fairchild]
ad Horace Fairchilds M 60 New York
Wife Charlotte Fairchilds F 51 New York
Son George Fairchilds M 31 Michigan
Daughter Minnie Fairchilds F 26 Michigan

1910 Wyoming, Kent, MI:
Head Horace Fairchild M 69 New York
Wife Charlotte Fairchild F 60 New York
Mother-in-law Amanda Sweet F 79 New York

1920 Grand Rapids, Kent, MI: [Fairchild]
Head Horace R. Fairchilds M 79 New York
Wife Charlotte Fairchilds F 70 New York

Horace B. Fairchild [R.]
Birth Date: 1840
Birthplace: Rossey, Wayne Co., NY
Age: 27
Spouse's Name: Charlotte Sweet
Spouse's Birth Date: 1849
Spouse's Birthplace: Canedea, Allegan, MI
Spouse's Age: 18
Event Date: 29 Oct 1867
Event Place: Caledonia, Kent, Michigan

Name: Horace R. Fairchilds [Fairchild]
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 29 Sep 1924
Event Place: Grand Rapids, Kent, MI
Gender: Male
Age: 84
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 06 May 1840
Birthplace: New York
Birth Year (Estimated): 1840
Father's Name: John Fairchilds [Fairchild]
Mother's Name: Mary Warner
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WARNER Lineage: Horace-8 Rawson Fairchild, Mary-7 (Warner) Fairchild, David-6 Calvin Warner Jr., David-5 Calvin Warner Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER, an Englishman who sailed with his wife and several children to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1632-33 from Broad Oak, Essex, England.
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Research: Mary E. Warner, 2011, 2013.
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Census search: Fraya Weiss, 2012, 2013.
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Also information from Vivian Kolderman and daughter Linda Bailey, 2012.
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Preliminary source: "The Descendants of Andrew Warner" by Luther Warner and Josephine Genung Nichols, pub. 1919, pg. 466.
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NOTE: The spelling of Fairchild was converted to Fairchilds in the 50th Wedding Anniversary news article.
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NOTE: In the book above, the name of Orra, child of Mary and Charles Drake was misspelled; also there were other children born in this family that were not reported or recorded because they died young; they have now been recorded in 2011.
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Reference for Charles and Mary V. Drake:

1900 Kent Co., MI:
Charles Drake M 25 Michigan
Mary Drake F 23 Michigan

1910 Wyoming, Kent, MI:
Charles J. Drake M 34y Michigan
Mary Drake F 32y Michigan
SON Ira George Drake M 3y Michigan

1920 Kent Co., MI:
Charles C. Drake M 44y Michigan
Mary Drake F 42y Michigan
SON Ora G. Drake M 12y Michigan [Orra]

1930 Grand Rapids, Kent, MI:
Head Charles J. Drake M 54 Michigan
Wife Mary V. Drake F 52 Michigan
Son Orra G. Drake M 23 Mich

Mary V. Drake
Death Date: 04 Feb 1964
Death Place: Sheffield, Colbert, Alabama
Age at Death: 86y
Estimated Birth Date: 1878
Father's Name: Horace Fairchild
Mother's Name: Charlotte Sweet
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WARNER Lineage: Mary-9 V. (Fairchild) Drake, Horace-8 R. Fairchild, Mary-7 (Warner) Fairchild, David-6 Calvin Warner Jr., David-5 Calvin Warner Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER, an Englishman who sailed with his wife and several children to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1632-33 from Broad Oak, Essex, England. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Fairchild (1803 - 1879)
  Mary Warner Fairchild (1817 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Charlotte Sweet Fairchild (1849 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Ester Fairchild*
  Charles Henry Fairchild (1868 - 1868)*
  George Horace Fairchild (1869 - 1904)*
  John Horace Fairchild (1871 - 1942)*
  Fred Fairchild (1872 - 1872)*
  Abba Fairchild (1873 - 1873)*
  Amanda Fairchild Hughes (1874 - 1958)*
  Dwight Fairchild (1876 - 1964)*
  Nettie Fairchild Lewis (1878 - 1971)*
  Mary Vivian Fairchild Drake (1878 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Horace Rawson Fairchild (1840 - 1924)
  Helen Jane Fairchild McCarty (1843 - 1940)*
  George Boardman Fairchild (1846 - 1891)*
  Laura L. Fairchild Baker (1847 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alaska Cemetery
Alaska
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary E. Warner
Originally Created by: Kevin & Georgetta
Record added: Apr 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67846401
Pvt Horace Rawson Fairchild
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Pvt Horace Rawson Fairchild
Added by: Mary E. Warner
 
Pvt Horace Rawson Fairchild
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