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OF  THE  CATAMOUNT  TAVERN
  
  
FAMILY RECORD
Capt. Stephen Fay
  
Capt. Stephen Fay came from Hardwick, Mass. to Bennington, VT about 1766. He died May 17, 1781, aged 67 years.

Ruth, his wife, died August 6, 1802, aged 88 years.

John, the eldest son of Capt. Stephen Fay and Ruth his wife, married Mary Fisk, daughter of Henry and Mary Fisk of Sturbridge, Mass. They had seven children, viz, Susanna, Nathan, Henry, Helen, John, Joseph and Hiram. John Fay was killed in the Battle of Bennington, August 16, 1777. Hiram, the youngest son of John and Mary Fay died Sunday, Aug. 24, 1777, aged 4 months and 24 days.

Mrs. Fay died of grief on Sunday, August 31, 1777, aged 39 years. Joseph, the fourth son of John and Mary Fay, died in Sunday, Sept. 14, 1777, aged 5 years 9 days.

Susanna, the eldest child of John and Mary Fay was born in 1759, married Timothy Follett, Esq. in 1780. He died in Bennington, March 23, 1803, in his 49th year. Mrs. Follett died at Burlington, VT, June 27, 1837, aged 78 years.

Jonas, the second son of Capt Stephen Fay, died at the age of 82.

Joseph, the sixth son died in New York at the age of 51.

David, the seventh son, died June 5, 1827, in this 66th year. The three last were public men of whom honorable mention is made in Miss Hemenways Vermont Gazetteer.

Stephen, the third son died May 26, 1804, in this 66th year.

Elijah, the fourth son died July 5the 1835, aged 85 years.

Benjamin, the fifth son was born Nov. 22, 1750, was the first sheriff in the State of Vermont, died June 19, 1786.

Mary, the eldest daughter was married to Gov. Moses Robinson, and died Feb. 12, 1801, at the age of 57 years.

Sarah, was married to Gen. David Robinson, and died in 1801 at the age of 43.

Beulah, was married to Major Samuel Billing and died Sept. 18, 1833 at the age of 88 years.

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