Margaret <I>Fairbanks</I> Wight


Margaret Fairbanks Wight

Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 31 Oct 1787 (aged 101)
Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Sect 16, Grave 201
Memorial ID 16615554 View Source
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wife of Jonathan Wight who died 1779

D/o George and Susanna Fairbanks. She married Jonathan Wight (16615484)December 14, 1704 in Medfield, MA. They had 9 children - Jonathan, John, Samuel, Phebe, Asa, Benjamin, Aaron, William and Margaret.

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Medfield, MA - Death Records, 242. Wight, Margret, wid. Jonath(a)n, Oct. 31, 1787, a. 103.

Catalog of Graves in the Old Section of Vine Lake Cemetery - Medfield, MA (Compiled in 1976), 5. Grave #201, Wight, Margret (sic), age at death - 103 yrs.; date of death - Oct . 31, 1787.

Lorenzo S. Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family In America, 1633-1897. (Boston: American Printing and Engraving Company, 1897), 46. #6. Margaret, born Jan. 5, 1685; married, Dec. 14, 1704, Jonathan Wight, who was born Sept. 11, 1682, and died Feb. 19, 1779, aged 96 yrs., 5 mos., 8 ds. She died Oct. 31, 1787, aged 102 yrs., 9 mos., 26 ds., leaving ninety-seven grand-children, and great-grand-children.

Note - The Margaret Wight that was born 1767 and died 4/11/1849 was the d/o of Jonathan Wight (b.1734) and Lois Clark. This Margaret's great granddaughter. And was never married.

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