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 Mary A. <I>Woodbury</I> Fairbanks

Mary A. Woodbury Fairbanks

Death 1912 (aged 91–92)
Burial Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot 24-C
Memorial ID 81667883 · View Source
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WHITMAN gravestone:

Silas H. [Houghton] Fairbanks 1820-1904
Mary A.[Ann] Woodbury [Fairbanks] wife 1820-1912

Harry [Henry]S. Whitman 1848-1915
Mary E. Fairbanks [Whitman] wife 1852-1938

Daisy G. [Whitman] 1875-1880
Ina A. [Whitman] 1871-1957
Maurice S.[Stone] Whitman Sr. 3/10/1899-11/1/1965

Russell W. Colley 1915-2002
Mildred A. [Whitman] Colley 1922-2006

M. Edith [Whitman] 1873-1972

9 low or flat markers:
Daisy, MEW, HSW, Mother, Father
COLLEY Russell W.& Mildred A.,
Edith, Ina, &

Maurice S.[Stone] Whitman
Mass. Pvt. Co. L
104 Inf. WWI
1820 Birth Record Bolton, MA. MARY ANN WOODBURY [FAIRBANKS], parents: ISRAEL WOODBURY (1785-1852) & TABITHA WILDER (1783-1822). This info is from "My Hartland" family tree, owner: "DorisMayesBennett."

1822 August 25 Baptism Record, New Salem, MA. SILAS HOUGHTON FAIRBANKS. Father: AMOS FAIRBANKS. Also baptized that day with Silas was "LUCETTA" FAIRBANKS, daughter of AMOS.

1842 May 27 Marriage Record Lancaster, MA. MR. SILAS H. FAIRBANKS of West Boylston wed to Miss MARY ANN WOODBURY of Lancaster.

1849 June 16 Birth date on Naturalization Card for HENRY [HARRY] S. WHITMAN, born in Nova Scotia, Canada. Residence in December 2, 1893, is 294 Main Street, Marlborough, MA.

1850 U.S. Census Clinton, Massachusetts. SILAS FAIRBANKS age 30, occupation is "Dresser". Wife MARY A. [WOODBURY] FAIRBANKS age 30. Son Alonzo age 6. Living with them are 3 women ages 22, 19 and 40 with no occupation listed. Next door is the family of SAWYER FAIRBANKS age 23 and wife Caroline 19 and 1 year old Eddy Fairbanks. Sawyer is also a "Dresser."

1860 U.S. Census Westborough, MA. SILAS FAIRBANKS age 40 is a farmer. Wife MARY A.[WOODBURY] FAIRBANKS age 40. Two children: Alonzo P. Fairbanks age 15, MARY E. FAIRBANKS [WHITMAN] age 8.Also living with them is 70 year old Lewis Gale.

1863 June Civil War Registration Record. SILAS H. FAIRBANKS age 43, born in Massachusetts, carpenter.

1871 July 19 Marriage Record Marlborough, MA. HENRY S. WHITMAN age 23, shoemaker, parents: THOMAS A. WHITMAN & MARY OAKS. Bride is MARY E. FAIRBANKS age 19, born in Clinton, MA, parents: SILAS H. FAIRBANKS & MARY A. WOODBURY.

1875 Sept. 15 Birth Record, Marlborough, MA. DAISY GERTRUDE WHITMAN born to parents: shoemaker HENRY [HARRY] WHITMAN (born in Nova Scotia, Canada) & MARY E. FAIRBANKS (born in Clinton, MA).

1880 June 20 Death Record, Marlborough, MA. DAISY G. WHITMAN age 4 years & 8 months, parents: HENRY G. WHITMAN & MARY E. FAIRBANKS. Cause of death: "Spinal disease."

1880 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. SILAS FAIRBANKS age 60, carpenter. Wife MARY A. [WOODBURY] FAIRBANKS age 60. They are living in the same house as [HARRY]HENRY WHITMAN age 31, born in Nova Scotia, works in a shoe shop. Wife is MARY E.[FAIRBANKS] WHITMAN age 26, born in Mass. Daughters: INA WHITMAN 8, M.EDITH WHITMAN 6,& DAISY G. WHITMAN 4.

1900 U.S. Census, Marlborough, MA, 265 Lakeside Avenue. SILAS FAIRBANKS age 80, born January 1820, owns his house. Wife MARY ANN [WOODBURY] FAIRBANKS age 80, born April 1820, married for 58 years, it says "0" for number of children [this would appear to be a census taker error].

1900 U.S. Census, Marlborough, MA, 70A West Main Street. HENRY [HARRY] WHITMAN age 51, born June 1848 in Canada, occupation: "Groceries". Wife MARY [E.FAIRBANKS] WHITMAN age 48, born January 1852, married 29 years, had 3 children, 2 are living. Two daughters: INA WHITMAN age 28 born Dec. 1871, school teacher, EDITH WHITMAN age 26 born October 1873.

Regarding Maurice S. Stone [Whitman]: info from McCluskey Family Tree, owner: "katm43".

1891 [About] Marriage of CHRISTINA MacPHEE age 21 to ALBERT M. STONE born about 1870. [no source listed]

1900 U.S. Census, Peabody, MA, 69 Lyman Street. MAURICE S. STONE age 1 year, born March 1899. Maurice is living with his married mother, CHRISTINA [MacPHEE] STONE age 35, born in Nova Scotia, immigrated in 1886, married 9 years, had 6 children, 5 living with her, all born in Massachusetts: SARAH L. STONE 7; WARREN L. STONE 6; NELLIE A. STONE 4; & RALPH L. STONE age 2 years. No father is listed living here.


1904 August 10 Death Record, Marlborough, MA, Lakeside Avenue. SILAS H. FAIRBANKS age 84 years & 6 months & 21 days, born in New Salem, MA, married parents: AMOS FAIRBANKS (born West Boylston) & LUCY HOUGHTON (born in Berlin, MA). Cause of death: "Valvular disease of the heart and dropsy, 8 months."

1910 U.S. Census, Marlborough, MA, 5 Northboro Road. MARY A.[WOODBURY] FAIRBANKS age 90 widowed mother-in-law, had 3 children, but 2 living. Mary Fairbanks is living with HENRY [HARRY] S. WHITMAN,age 61, merchant in Tea Store, immigrated from Nova Scotia in 1868, owns his home. Wife MARY [E.FAIRBANKS] WHITMAN,58, married 38 years, had 3 children but only 2 living. Daughters: INA A. WHITMAN age 38 public school teacher, and M. EDITH WHITMAN age 36, a milliner in her home. Also living with them is 11 year old "state ward" MAURICE S. STONE [possibly same as who is buried with them, "Maurice S. Whitman"], and also a 74 year old widower uncle Andrew J. Johnson.

1912 January 11 Marlborough, MA, Northboro Road. MARY A. [WOODBURY] FAIRBANKS, widow of SILAS FAIRBANKS, age 91 years & 9 months & 5 days, born April 16 1830 [it says 1830 but must be a typo, meant 1820], housewife. Parents: ISRAEL WOODBURY (born in New Salem, MA) & TABATHA WILDER (born in Bolton, MA). Cause of death: "Valvular disease of heart, contributed by age."

1915 Dec. 15 Birth Date from Social Security Death Index for MILDRED A. [WHITMAN] COLLEY of Marlborough, MA.

1920 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA, 226 Lakeside Avenue. MARY E.[FAIRBANKS] WHITMAN age 67 widow. Daughters living with her: INA A. WHITMAN age 48 is a teacher in the public schools, and EDITH M. WHITMAN age 46. Also listed is son MAURICE S.[STONE] WHITMAN age 20 working in a shoe shop. And living with them appears to be an Elizabeth Thomas age 44 and her widowed mother Mary Davies age 79.

1930 U.S. Census, Marlborough, MA, 216 Lakeside Avenue. MARY E. [FAIRBANKS] WHITMAN age 78,owns this house, she was married at age 20. Also Daughter M.EDITH WHITMAN age 56, single, no occupation listed. And Grandchild MILDRED A. WHITMAN [COLLEY] age 7, her mother was born in Connecticut.

1930 U.S. Census, Marlborough, MA, renting at 24 Gay Street. "MORRIS"[MAURICE STONE] WHITMAN age 31, married at age 22, he drives a truck delivering coal. Wife is ETHEL L. WHITMAN age 31. Children: GASTON D. WHITMAN 10, MILDRED A. WHITMAN [COLLEY] age 7, SHIRLEY G. WHITMAN 5, & MARY E. WHITMAN age 1.

1940 U.S. Census, Marlborough, MA, Lakeside Avenue. INA A. WHITMAN age 68, single, finished 2 years of college, house is owned & valued at $3,500. Her sister M. EDITH WHITMAN age 66 single, finished 1 year college. Their niece MILDRED A. WHITMAN [COLLEY] age 17.

1951 City Directory Marlborough, MA, 24 Gay Street. MAURICE S. [STONE] WHITMAN, employed by Bleachery Fuel Co. Wife ETHEL L. WHITMAN, is a clerk at United Stores. ELIZABETH WHITMAN is working at Deerfoot Farms, and living at this same address.

1957 City Directory Marlborough, MA. RUSSELL W. COLLEY truck driver, & wife MILDRED A. [WHITMAN] COLLEY. House is at 69 Broad Street.

1994 U.S. Public Records Index, MILDRED A. [WHITMAN] COLLEY born 15 Dec. 1922, address this year is 61 Northboro Road East, Marlborough, MA.

2002 Oct. 17 Death Index [limited info on an "index"] Marlbourgh, MA. RUSSELL WENDELL COLLEY, born 28 March 1915, spouse MILDRED [WHITMAN] COLLEY; Russell W. Colley died in Marlborough, MA.

2006 January 6 Death Index for Marlborough, MA. MILDRED A. [WHITMAN] COLLEY, born 15 Dec. 1922.

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  • Added: 7 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 81667883
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary A. Woodbury Fairbanks (1820–1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 81667883, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Chris Enright Snyder (contributor 46910196) .