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Capt George Fairbanks

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Capt George Fairbanks

Birth
Halifax, Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England
Death 10 Jan 1683 (aged 63)
Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 29941598 View Source
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NOTE: The date above is his baptism date, rather than his birth date.

Came with his father from England and resided in Dedham until about 1657, when he removed to the southern part of Sherborn (afterward Medway and now Millis). He was the first settler there, and was an esteemed citizen and one of the selectmen, and a member of the Artillery Company (Ancient and Honorable).

He married Mary Adams on Oct 26,1646(o.s.).

Children: Mary Fairbanks Daniels, George Fairbanks Jr, Samuel Fairbanks, Eliezur Fairbanks, Jonas Fairbanks, Jonathan Fairbanks, and Margaret Fairbanks Holbrook Thayer(second wife of Josiah Thayer).

Gravesite Details

George,s headstone was not in the 1905 listing by John Brainerd or in the 1989 listing. The burial is noted only from the Medway Historical Society and an account that George was buried with three of his children in this cemetery.


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