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Lewis Fay
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Birth: 1819
Cortland County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1887
Rooks County
Kansas, USA

Company A, 13th Regiment Kansas Volunteers, Civil War
Married Mary Barker, 30 March 1851, Athens Co., Ohio

May 5, 1887, Thursday - The Plainville Times
On last Saturday, April 30, Mr. Lewis Fay, an old an respected citizen of Loss Creek, was out hunting ground squirrels, his gun was accidentally discharged, the load taking effect just below the breast bone, killing him instantly. Deceased was an old soldier of the 13th Kansas and served through the war. He has lived in the state over 30 years, has been in Rooks county 9 years. Funeral services were conducted by Elder D. E. Dodge at the residence. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. T. J. McClellan and Mrs. E. P. Forrey and a host of friends to mourn his loss.

Atchison Daily Champion, Atchison, Kansas, May 7, 1887
Lewis Fay, a farmer 64 years old, living in Rooks county, accidently shot himself, on Saturday last, while out hunting. Death was instantaneous, the ball passing through his heart. He had evidently laid his gun down, with the muzzle towards him, while he poked into a hole with a stick, when, in some way, the gun discharged.

There was one more child, Franklin Fay, born about 1861 in Kansas, but what happened to him is unknown.
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  Mary Maria Barker Fay (1827 - 1874)*
  Mary Maria Fay McClellan (1852 - 1928)*
  George G. Fay (1856 - 1864)*
  Alice Jane Fay Forrey (1858 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Eureka Cemetery
Rooks County
Kansas, USA
Created by: G. Lester
Record added: May 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6454923
Lewis Fay
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Lewis Fay
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- G. Lester
 Added: Jan. 23, 2014

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