Capt. George Fairbanks

Male 1619 - 1682  (~ 62 years)


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  • Christened 28 Nov 1619  Shelf, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Emigration 1633  [2, 4, 5
    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.
    Freeman Abt 1651  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Moved to 1657  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    He was one of the early settlers in Sherborn, in that part which later became East Medway, then Millis. 
    Military say 1660  [2, 4
    He was a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston. 
    Died 10 Jan 1682  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Cause: drowning 
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I226  | Roy Line
    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) 
    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) 
    Married 20 May 1617  Sowerby, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Adams,   b. 1628, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1711, Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1646  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    • Lawson (1998) and MacKenzie (1966) give their marriage date as 26 August 1646. [1, 2]
    Children 
     1. Mary Fairbanks,   b. 10 Nov 1647, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1682, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     2. George Fairbanks,   b. 26 May 1650, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1737, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Samuel Fairbanks,   b. 28 Oct 1652, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1676, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +4. Eliezer Fairbanks,   b. 8 Jun 1655, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1741, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Jonas Fairbanks,   b. 23 Feb 1656/57, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1676, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     6. Jonathan Fairbanks,   b. 1 May 1662, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1719, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     7. Margaret Fairbanks,   b. 27 Jun 1664, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1714, Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     8. Berry Fairbanks,   b. Abt 1668, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1683  (Age ~ 15 years)
    Last Modified 25 May 2019 
    Family ID F270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Nov 1619 - Shelf, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Oct 1646 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - Abt 1651 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - He was one of the early settlers in Sherborn, in that part which later became East Medway, then Millis. - 1657 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: drowning - 10 Jan 1682 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1070] Lawson, Stephen M. Ancestry of Stephen Lawson - Fairbanks , (Online http://sml.simplenet.com/smlawson/fairbank.htm. Printout dated 12 March 1998).

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

    3. [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).

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

    5. [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).



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