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THE FAY FAMILY PAGE

GENEALOGIES
   
Almon Fay
And his Descendants
   
contributed by
Linda Sue Fay (William Henry)
Charles Pierce (Catherine Louisa)
with additions from other sources
   
John of Marlborough
Almon Fay
Almon Fay
birth state unknown
in Kentucky for the census of 1830
in Indiana for the censuses of 1840 and 1850
died in Indiana between 1850 and 1860
   
   
Almon first appears in Shippingport, Jefferson County, Kentucky, in the census of 1830. In his household are one male and one female each in the 20-30 group, one male under five; and two females, one under 5, one 5-10. Shippingport existed between 1803 and 1828, at which point it was incorporated into Louisville.
   
The next time we see Almon, he is in Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana, which is a little over 100 miles away from Shippingport. Both he and the female in his household are in the 30-40 age group. What is totally surprising is that there are no children at all in the household. My first guess was that he had left the children with grandparents in Kentucky when he moved to IN. It is also possible that the older girl was married by then.
   
In 1850, Almon is in Huntsville, Randolph County, Indiana. His household consists of four people: Almon, said to have been born about 1798 in New Jersey, Hannah said to have been born about 1810 in New Jersey, and two children, Catharine and Jonathan.
   
1850    Huntsville, Randolph, Indiana
   
Almon died before the census of 1860, but Hannah is listed with her children in the census of 1860 and with Jonathan in the census of 1870. She seems to be gone by 1880, since she is with neither child. The only time we see Almon directly is in 1850, and he is said to have been born in New Jersey. There are indirect references in the census records of his children.
   
It should be noted that Catherine and Jonathan both list their state of birth as Indiana in 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, and 1900. (The birthstate of William, on the other hand, is given as Kentucky.) In both 1860 and 1870, Hannah is said to have been born in Canada. In the census records from 1880 on, an individual's birth state is shown, and also the birth states of the individual's parents. If we look at Catherine and Jonathan, who are Hannah's children, we see the pattern IN NY Canada for Catharine in 1880, 1900 and 1910 -- more evidence that Hannah was indeed born in Canada. Jonathan leaves the birthstate of his parents blank in 1880, but shows the same IN NY Canada in 1900.
   
William has a different pattern. He was born in Kentucky (census 1860, 1880, 1900, 1910). He lists his parents as KY KY in the census of 1880; and as NH OH in 1900 and 1910. It seems that if William's mother had been born in Canada, one of the three censuses at the very least would have shown it. The fact that two agree on Ohio as her birth state seems significant. This is why I think Almon had two wives. One must also note that after Almon's death, we see no contact between Hannah and William; if William were her oldest child, it would be usual for her to be found with him at some point, rather than just with Catherine and Jonathan. This evidence is not conclusive, but it seems convincing.
   
I do not have direct evidence that William was the son of Almon, but I think it very likely. The identification was sent to me by a descendant, who referred to evidence, but did not send any. It must also be noted that William's first son was named Almon Reuben. Reuben was the name of Mary Ann Hunt's father, and by convention, a man's first son often bore the name of his father and the name of his wife's father.
   
DESCENDANTS OF ALMON FAY AND AN UNKNOWN WOMAN
There is only one known child of Almon and his first wife:
William Henry Fay
   
DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM HENRY FAY AND MARY ANN HUNT
....2  William Henry Fay  b: 1/8/1829  d: 3/27/1919
...... +Mary Ann Hunt  b: 2/1/1833  d: 4/7/1906
........ 3  Almon Reuben Fay  b: 1859  d: 3/14/1870
........ 3  Sarah Emma Fay		
........ 3  Shelby Kester Fay  b: 6/30/1864  d: 4/12/1940
............+Sarah Jane Taylor  b: 5/1866	
............. 4  Samuel M. Harold Fay  b: 8/12/1896  d: 9/1954
.................+(1)Ruth Eleanor Crumback  b: 4/13/1902  d: 12/3/1926
.................  5  Norma Jane Fay  b: 11/26/1926	
......................+Paul W. Cosby		
.................+(2)Dorothy Louise Crumback b: 3/25/1908 d: 3/19/1992
.................  5  Ruth Lucile Fay  b: 1/22/1932  d: 1/22/1932
.................  5  Linda Sue Fay  b: 8/16/1945	
............. 4  Mildred Fay  b: 1901	
.................+Osborn Athy Runion  b: 3/4/1900	
.................  5  Gloria Runion  b: 1927	
.................  5  Maxine Runion  b: 1928	
............. 4  Millburn Fay  b: 1901	
........ 3  Cora A. Fay  b: 7/31/1868  d: 4/28/1926
........ 3  Harvey Fay  b: 3/1871  d: 3/6/1953
........ 3  William Henry Fay, Jr.  b: 1874  d: 9/11/1955
........ 3  Cassius Martin Fay  b: 5/1877  d: 6/30/1880
   
DESCENDANTS OF ALMON FAY AND HANNAH
There are two known children of Almon and Hannah:
Catherine Louisa Fay
Jonathan T. Fay
   
DESCENDANTS OF CATHERINE LOUISA FAY AND THOMAS JAMES HENSON
....2  Catherine Louisa Fay  b: 2/14/1841  d: 7/3/1912
...... +Thomas James Henson  b: 12/23/1836  d: 5/19/1910
........ 3  Mary Hannah Henson  b: 7/18/1861  d: Aft. 1930
............+William H. Lipscomb  b: 6/1850  d: Aft. 1930
............. 4  William Elmer Lipscomb  b: 12/25/1873
.................+Onie Visbe Lambert  m: 9/4/1901
.................  5  William O. Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1902
......................+Elsie
.....................   6  Virginia Lipscomb  b: 1924
.....................   6  Alma Jeanette Lipscomb  b: 1929
.................  5  Leroy Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1906
.................  5  Ida Mae Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1908
......................+Bedford W. Lewallen  b:  2/3/1902  d: 7/22/1967
.....................   6  Harold W. Lewallen  b: 1927
.....................   6  Edward Lewallen  b: 1928
.....................   6  Anna M. Lewallen  b: 1929
.................  5  Mary M. Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1912
.................  5  Roy Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1915
.................  5  Charles H. Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1919
.................  5  Clarence Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1921
.................  5  Earl Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1923
.................  5  Dorothy P. Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1925
............. 4  Harry Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1898
............. 4  Clara Lipscomb  b: Abt. 1908
.................+Paul Bain  b: Abt. 1905
.................  5  Kathryn Bain  b: Abt. 1925
.................  5  June Bain  b: Abt. 1925
.................  5  Robert Bain  b: Abt. 1927
.................  5  Richard Bain  b: Abt. 1928
.................  5  Franklin L. Bain  b: Abt. 1929
........ 3  Solomon Henson  b: 10/24/1862  d: 7/1906
............+Amanda J. Hire  m: 8/14/1883
............+Emma Jane Fordyce  m: Abt. 1897
............. 4  Clifton Henson  b: Abt. 1899  d: 7/27/1917
............. 4  Marion Henson  b: Abt. 1906
.................+Ethel  b: Abt. 1909
.................  5  Erma J. Henson  b: Abt. 1928
............. 4  Grace Henson  b: Abt. 1909
.................+Charles B. Farrington
........ 3  Minerva Henson  b: 4/14/1864  d: 1866
........ 3  Jane S. Henson  b: 8/10/1865  d: Bef. 1904
............+(1)Curtis Walters
............+(2)Rollin Wiggans  b: 10/1865
............. 4  Clarence Peach Wiggans  b: 5/1886
.................+Cora Miller  b: Abt. 1883
............. 4  Florance M. Wiggans  b: 7/1890
.................+Chester Devers  b: 12/2/1889
............. 4  Ruby Wiggans  b: 7/1896
............. 4  Ruth Wiggans  b: Abt. 1904  d: 5/24/1910
........ 3  Rose Henson  b: 3/7/1868  d: Bef. 1900
............+Francis Smith  b: Abt. 1874  d: 12/8/1893
............. 4  Elmer Smith  b: 12/1889
............. 4  Charles Smith  b: 1/1891
............. 4  Frank Smith  b: 4/1894
............. 4  Earl Smith  b: 8/1898
........ 3  Martha Henson  b: 1/21/1872
............+Francisco Jacona  b: 3/1858
............. 4  Harrison Jacona  b: 1/1889
............. 4  James Jacona  b: 1/1895
........ 3  John A. Henson  b: 4/23/1874  d: 3/1935
............+(1)Celia Morrish  b: 12/1876  d: 5/2/1912
............. 4  Ruth "Gussie" Henson  b: 8/7/1899  d: 6/1983
.................+Russell Eugene Austin  b: 1/14/1899  d: 8/1970
.................  5  [line continues]
............. 4  Bessie Henson  b: 6/3/1903  d: 2/11/1911
............. 4  James Henson  b: 3/6/1909
............. 4  Marie C. Henson  b: 2/1/1910  d: 5/1987
.................+Thermal Johnson  b: 3/18/1906  d: 12/1978
.................  5  [line continues]
............. 4  John Rollo Henson  b: 4/18/1912  d: 3/22/1992
.................+(1)Florence
.................  5  [line continues]
.................+(2)Ruth
.................  5  [line continues]
............+(2)Mary Pierce  b: 3/2/1875  d: 10/22/1946 (2nd, John A)
........ 3  Louis Almond Henson  b: 5/29/1876  d: 6/1938
............+(1)Lillie Bell Richardson  b: 8/8/1874  d: 8/11/1952
............+(2)Flora Bell Revalee  b: 10/16/1882  d: 5/26/1925
............. 4  Anna S. Henson  b: 5/16/1904  d: 3/1970
.................+(1)Clarence Shaver  b: 9/16/1892  d: 1/1971
.................+(2)Ernest H. Hughes  b: 1/13/1893  d: 10/1963
.................  5  Mary Jane Hughes  b: 4/27/1923  d: 9/1994
......................+Herbert T. Moore  b: 4/11/1919  d: 12/20/1978
.....................   6  [line continues]
.................  5  June E. Hughes  b: 7/9/1925  d: 5/1985
......................+Davis
.....................   6  [line continues]
.................  5  Lois I. Hughes  b: 1928
......................+William Benton  b: 4/24/1924  d: 2/1981
.....................   6  [line continues]
............. 4  Ralph A. Henson  b: 11/7/1906  d: 4/1/1979
.................+Erva S. Forsman  b: Abt. 1892  d: 11/4/1965
............. 4  Mildred Ruth Henson  b: 3/18/1909  d: 5/13/1989
.................+Vernon Pierce  b: 7/8/1904  d: 6/16/1985
.................  5  [line continues]
............. 4  Esther Henson  b: Abt. 1912  d: 4/4/1913
............. 4  Franklin H. Henson  b: 1/23/1914  d: 8/1986
.................+(1)Viola  b: 10/8/1918  d: 10/1/1941
.................  5  [line continues]
.................+(2)Mabel Webb
.................  5  [line continues]
............. 4  Alice M. Henson  b: 7/27/1917  d: 1936
.................+George Pfoutz  b: 3/25/1901  d: 7/1984
.................  5  [line continues]
............. 4  Clarence E. Henson  b: 1/24/1919
.................+Connie  b: 7/23/1934  d: 4/30/2000
.................  5  [line continues]
............. 4  Alma Margaret Henson  b: 6/16/1922  d: 7/5/2002
.................+William Ewbank
.................  5  [line continues]
............. 4  Jeanette Henson  b: Abt. 1924
............. 4  Geneva Henson  b: Abt. 1924  d: 1924
........ 3  Alice Henson  b: 5/29/1876  d: 1880
........ 3  Henson  b: Abt. 1880  d: Abt. 10/6/1884
........ 3  Martin Henson  b: 2/21/1881  d: 10/4/1884
   
DESCENDANTS OF JONATHAN T. FAY AND HANNAH J. CONDON
....2  Jonathan T. Fay  b: 12/1843  d: after 1900
...... +Hannah J. Condon  m: 12/17/1881  d: before 1900
(Hannah died very soon after their marriage, and Jonathan did not remarry. No known children.)