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Marion Amos Fairchild
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Birth: 1825
Washington County
Ohio, USA
Death: 1865
Eagle Pass
Maverick County
Texas, USA

Amos worked for Mr Hunter, government clerk and was taking correspondence west when caught at Eagle Pass by Duff's raiders and hung for refusing to join their Conferate Band. His family from Illinois all belonged to the Union Army and some had been killed, so his loyalties could not belong with the Confederates, especially the renegades that roamed this part of the country at that time. His wife, Lucretia was pregnant with their last child, Amy. 
 
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 Parents:
  Erastus Fairchild (1799 - 1874)
  Elizabeth Giddings Fairchild (____ - 1852)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucretia Jane McDonald Morgan (1833 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  Cloe Irena Elizabeth Fairchild Lacey (1852 - 1926)*
  Louisa Curley Fairchild Hazelwood (1855 - 1959)*
  Gilet L. Fairchild Taylor (1858 - 1943)*
  Hezecar Warden Fairchild (1859 - 1952)*
  Erastus S Fairchild (1862 - 1933)*
  Amy Fairchild McDonald (1864 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  John G Fairchild (____ - 1878)*
  Marion Amos Fairchild (1825 - 1865)
  Eli Williamson Fairchild (1829 - 1907)*
  Francis Marion Fairchild (1835 - 1865)*
  Susan Melissa Fairchild Barnett (1838 - 1900)*
  Ann Marie Fairchild Bowermaster (1840 - 1885)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Middle Animas Cemetery
Animas
Hidalgo County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: ryoungpe
Record added: Mar 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67312546
Marion Amos Fairchild
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Added by: C. Fahey
 
 
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- Julia Cruz
 Added: May. 11, 2013
Although not a uniformed member of the armed forces, there's significant enough written evidence to suggest that Marion Amos Fairchild lost his life defending freedom and the Union cause during the Civil War.
- Patriot Seeker
 Added: Jul. 29, 2012
 
 
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