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Susan Fairebanks

Female 1627 - 1659  (~ 31 years)


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  • Name Susan Fairebanks 
    Christened 23 Dec 1627  Thornton-in-Craven, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • Joseph (2012) gives the date as 10 December 1627. [1]
    Gender Female 
    Emigration 1633  [4, 5, 6
    Jonathan and Grace came to New England with their children settleing in Dedham, Massachusetts where he built a home that is still standing. It is known as the "Fairbanks House". 
    • Joseph (2012) gives their emigration year as 1636.
    The Fairbanks House
    The Fairbanks House
    The Fairbanks House in Dedham, MA is the oldest known wood structure still standing in North America. Built circa 1637 for Jonathan and Grace Fairbanks and their six children, it was home to eight generations of the Fairbanks family over the course of 268 years. The Fairbanks House is now a historic house museum and on the National Register of Historic Places.
    Married To 12 Oct 1647  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9
    Sgt. Ralph Day. He was a mason. He became a freeman in 1645 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. After Susan's death, on 15 November 1659 Ralph, married second, Abigail Craft, at age 25, daughter of Griffin Craft and Dorcas French, in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. On 1 June 1668 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Sgt. Ralph Day was mentioned in the will of Jonathan Fairebanke. He left a will on 12 September 1677 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. He died on Sunday 28 November 1677 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Elizabeth Day (1648-1648)
    2. Mary Day (1649-____)
    3. Susan Day (1652-____)
    4. John Day (1654-____) 
    Died 8 Jul 1659  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 8
    Person ID I16518  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2018 

    Father Jonathan Fairebanke,   b. After 18 May 1595, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1668, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Grace Smith,   b. Abt 1599, Warley, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1673, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 20 May 1617  Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 6, 10
    Family ID F268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 Dec 1627 - Thornton-in-Craven, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Sgt. Ralph Day. He was a mason. He became a freeman in 1645 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. After Susan's death, on 15 November 1659 Ralph, married second, Abigail Craft, at age 25, daughter of Griffin Craft and Dorcas French, in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. On 1 June 1668 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Sgt. Ralph Day was mentioned in the will of Jonathan Fairebanke. He left a will on 12 September 1677 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. He died on Sunday 28 November 1677 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Elizabeth Day (1648-1648) 2. Mary Day (1649-____) 3. Susan Day (1652-____) 4. John Day (1654-____) - 12 Oct 1647 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jul 1659 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1203] Joseph, Ruth Fairbanks and and James Swan Landberg. "Jonathan Fairbank of Dedham, Massachusetts, and His Family in the West Riding of Yorkshire" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume 116, July 2012).

    2. [S1070] Lawson, Stephen M. "Fairbanks Ancestry of Stephen Lawson, Online , (http://sml.simplenet.com/smlawson/fairbank.htm. Printout dated 12 March 1998).

    3. [S1204] Trask, William B. "Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record and on the Files in the County of Suffolk, Mass.", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume XIX, 1865).

    4. [S804] MacKenzie, George Norbury. Colonial Families of the United States of America, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966).

    5. [S74] Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts, (New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907).

    6. [S1202] Fairbanks, Hiram Francis. "Fairbanks Marriages in the Parish of Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire, England From 1538 to 1624" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume LXX, April 190v).

    7. [S960] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 1: Births and Baptisms, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    8. [S1000] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 2: Deaths , (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    9. [S95] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 3: Marriages, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    10. [S1222] Torrey, Clarence Almon. "Francis Chickering of Dedham, Massachusetts", (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume XVII, number 2, October 1940).