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William Fallass
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1804
Harvard
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1863
Kent County
Michigan, USA

William's first wife was Wealthy Winslow. They were married on March 21, 1827 in Cazenovia, Madison County, New York and proceeded to have seven children who are documented. She died in 1854 and William then married Betsey (Burgess) McKee on April 15, 1857.

Betsey and William had two daughters, Ellen Elizabeth (b. 1858) and Ermina May (b. 1861).

William died 12 days after Betsey - both in 1863 - their daughters being five and two. The orphaned girls were reared by their half-sister, 24-year-old Satira Fallass.


1830 United States Federal Census

Name: William Fallis Junior
Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Dryden, Tompkins, New York
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
[William Albert?]
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
[William?]
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
[Mary Jenet?]
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
[Wealthy?]
Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69: 1
[unknown female?]
Free White Persons - Under 20: 2 [Mary Jenet and unknown male?]
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2 [William and Wealthy?]
Total Free White Persons: 5 [includes female 60-69]
Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 5


1840 United States Federal Census

Name: William Fallas
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Dryden, Tompkins, New York
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
[John Emery?]
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 2
[William Albert and Orlando?]
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
[William?]
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
[Satira?]
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
[Alphleda Jane?]
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
[Mary Jenet?]
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
[Wealthy(b.1805)?]
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1 [William?]
Free White Persons - Under 20: 6 [Mary Jenet, William Albert, Alphleda, Orlando, John Emery and Satira?]
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2 [William and Wealthy?]
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 8

Edwin was not born until 1844. Sometime between his birth in 1844 and the census enumeration in 1850, the family migrated west from New York and ended up in Kent County, Michigan. T.N.


1850 United States Federal Census

Name: William Fillas
Age: 45
Birth Year: abt 1805
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1850: Vergennes, Kent, Michigan
Gender: Male
Family Number: 142
Household Members: Name Age
William Fillas 45
Smithy Fallis 44 [sic; this is Wealthy Fallass.]
William A Fallis 20
Alphaleda F Fallis 18
Orlando Fallis 16
John E Fallis 13
Sating Fallis 10
Edwin Fallis 5


1860 United States Federal Census

Name: Wm Fallass
Age in 1860: 54
Birth Year: abt 1806
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1860: Vergennes, Kent, Michigan
Gender: Male
Post Office: Flat River
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Wm Fallass 54
Elizabeth Fallass 37
Satira R Fallass 20
Edwin Fallass 15
Ellen E Fallass 2


U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970

Name: William Fallas
SAR Membership: 36339
Birth Date: 1804
Death Date: 1860
Father: William Fallas
Mother: Hannah Stone
Spouse: Wealthy Winslow
Children: William Albert Fallas

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Could the 1850 census below refer to Elizabeth "Betsey" Fallass and her first husband? The data do match up with those on the 1860 census.

1850 United States Federal Census

Name: Elizabeth Mckee
Age: 27
Birth Year: abt 1823
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1850: Cannon, Kent, Michigan
Gender: Female
Family Number: 1638
Household Members: Name Age
H E Mckee 39
Elizabeth Mckee 27
Mandnes Mckee 6


1860 United States Federal Census

Name: Elizabeth Fallass
Age in 1860: 37
Birth Year: abt 1823
Birthplace: New York
Home in 1860: Vergennes, Kent, Michigan
Gender: Female
Post Office: Flat River
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Wm Fallass 54
Elizabeth Fallass 37
Satira R Fallass 20
Edwin Fallass 15
Ellen E Fallass 2 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Fallass (1775 - 1854)
  Hannah Stone Fallass (1779 - 1860)
 
 Spouses:
  Wealthy Winslow Fallass (1805 - 1854)
  Elizabeth Burgess Fallass (1823 - 1863)
 
 Children:
  Mary Jenet Fallass (1828 - 1849)*
  William Albert Fallas (1830 - 1898)*
  Alphleda Jane Fallass (1831 - 1855)*
  Orlando Fallass (1834 - 1853)*
  John Emery Fallas (1837 - 1918)*
  Satira R. Fallass Moon (1839 - 1920)*
  Edwin T. Fallas (1844 - 1936)*
  Ellen Elizabeth Fallass Mills (1858 - 1937)*
  Ermina May Fallass Murlin (1861 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Fallass (1804 - 1863)
  Eunice Fallass Davenport (1806 - 1878)*
  John Wesley Fallass (1812 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
d. April 12, 1863; a.- 59y 2m 13d
 
Burial:
Fallass Cemetery
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Tom Nelson
Record added: Sep 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96708995
William Fallass
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William Fallass
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William Fallass
Added by: Tom Nelson
 
 
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