PVT Daniel Fair

PVT Daniel Fair

Birth
Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Mar 1868 (aged 81–82)
Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 48788142 · View Source
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Daniel Fair, is my 3rd great grandfather. He is a veteran of the War of 1812. Daniel was at Ft.McHenry when the British attacked Baltimore, MD. Daniel marched from Berks County, PA to Baltimore with the Pennsylvania Militia. He married Catherine "Kate" Wolf and had three children. George Washington, Isaac and Reuben D. Fair. Catherine passed away in 1825.

In 1826 Daniel married the widow Mary (Housman) Jones. Two daughters were born to this union. Catherine Fair b. 1830 d. 1891 and Matilda Fair b. 1831 d. 1899.

Daniel Fair is the son of Revolutionary War veteran, Marks Fair.

Muster roll of Capt. Jonathan Jones' company, in the First regiment, Pennsylvania militia, under the command of Col. Jeremiah Shappell, at York, Pennsylvania. In service from September 1, 1814 to December 4, 1814, from Berks county.

A VETERAN - whether active duty, discharged, retired, reserve or passed away - is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check made payable to The United States of America, for an amount of up to, and including their life. Thank You for your Service to our Country. May God Bless You.

It's the Soldier who has given us the freedom of the press... It's the Soldier, who has given us the freedom of speech... It's the Soldier that ensures our right to Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness... It's the Soldier who salutes the flag, who serves beneath the flag & whose coffin is draped by the flag.

I am bound to them, though I cannot see their eyes or hear their voices. I honor their history. I cherish their lives. I will tell their story. I will remember them.
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We come through you and must not forget you. You lived - felt the sun and the wind and had life and we are of you, as our children and our children's children will be of us.


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  • Created by: Jerry Fair
  • Added: 25 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48788142
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Daniel Fair (1786–17 Mar 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48788142, ; Maintained by Jerry Fair (contributor 47065935) Unknown.