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Miscellaneous Fay Biographies
p 135 FARNHAM, JOHN FAY, a native of Mass.; grad. at Harvard Coll., in 1811, was a lawyer of distinction and sec. of the Indiana hist. soc.; he d. at Salem, Ind., July 10, 1833, of cholera, a. 42.

p 136 FAY, CYRUS M., teacher; removed from Saratoga co., to Lowville, N. Y., having grad. at Union coll. in 1831, and was 3 y. a principal of the academy there; he taught 16 years in Buffalo, went to California and d. on his return, at. San Juan Nicaragua, Dec. 12, 1850, a. 45. (Lowville Acad. Semi-Cent. Celeb., p. 81).

p 136 FAY, DR. JONAS, a native of Vermont, he practiced medicine in Cazenovia, N. Y., as early as 1802; in the year 1810 he was the first president of the village; he moved to Utica and became a lumber dealer.

p 136 FAY, NAHUM, d. at Northborough, Mass., Nov. 16, 1841; was for more than forty years an instructor of youth, and he served his fellow citizens in various other offices.

p 136 FAY, SAMUEL PHILLIPS PRESCOTT, d. at Cambridge, Mass., May 18, 1856, a. 78; b. in Cambridge, Mass., in 1778; grad. at Harvard in 1798; studied law, was a member of the Massachusetts legislature; of the executive council in 1818 and 1819, and of the convention in 1820; in May, 1821, was appointed judge of probate for Middlesex co., and held this office 35 years.
Hough, Franklin Benjamin. American Biographical Notes: Being Short Notices of Deceased Persons, Chiefly Those Not Included in Allen's or Drake's Biographical Dictionary. Albany, NY: Munsell, 1875.
Posted 11 Jun 2000