Benjamin M. FAY came to Hinsdale in his childhood. The family
the neighborhood known as FAY hollow. Benjamin was an expert
was a farmer and a lumberman. He married Phebe A. SHAVER
(deceased) and had
four children. Their daughter Louisa married Spencer S. PEAKE, a
milk dealer. Children: E. Earle, Lua A., Lilla E., and Mearl B.|
Mr. PEAKE enlisted in Co. K, 85th N. Y. Vols. in April, 1861,
years, and re-enlisted as a veteran in the same regiment. He was
twelve months, was wounded at the battle of Plymouth, N. C., and
promoted second lieutenant.
Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus Co.
NY, ed by
William Adams, pub 1893
History of the Town of Hinsdale - Chapter XXXI (31)
Pages 711 & 712|
Surnames: FAY, SHAVER, PEAKE