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THE FAY FAMILY HOMEPAGE

GENEALOGIES
   
Hiram Fay (about 1821 - 1864) of New York
And his Descendants
  
John of Marlborough

David (4/23/1679 - 4/10/1738) m. Sarah Larkin

Edward (OPF 9)(5/16/1717 - 1806) son of David; m. Sarah ( - 12/23/1755)

Israel (OPF 82)(2/25/1744 - 8/17/1797) son of Edward; m. 12/15/1768 Mary Torrey (4/19/1748 - 12/23/1837)

James Israel (4/13/1785 - 1855) son of Israel; m. Chloe Torrey (abt 1784 - 1868)

James Israel and Chloe Torry had several children, of whom only one, Silas, is reported by Orlin P. Fay (p. 235). The line has been extensively documented by Charles Peterson at Selvage and Peterson Families and More. The children recorded by Charles are:

1. Silas FAY b: 17 MAY 1803 in Connecticut
2. Rufus FAY b: 26 OCT 1805 in Stafford Township, Tolland County, Connecticut
*. Russel FAY b: BET 1806 AND 1807
3. James Riley FAY b: 15 NOV 1813 in Java, Wyoming County, New York
4. Chloe P. FAY b: BET 1817 AND 1818 in Bethany, Genesee County, New York
5. Horace Albert FAY b: ABT 1820 in New York
6. Hiram FAY b: ABT 1821 in New York
7. Matilda FAY b: ABT 1826 in Java Township, Wyoming County, New York

*Russel is said to be the child of a second spouse but the dates prove that he must be the child of Chloe.
  
Peterson's material includes census data, family papers, probate records.

The line of James Riley Fay (number 3 above) has been continued further down by the contributions of Fay Hoyt and George Walker. Hiram is the brother of James Riley, and his daughter Lauretta's line is continued here.
  
Family Photographs and Documents

Who's Where When: Evidence from the Census
   

New York / Pennsylvania / Iowa
Hiram married early in the 1840's, and had four children before 1850. He left New York with his young family (wife Lucy, children Hiram Orson or Orson Hiram, Arvilla and Lauretta; Adam, the oldest child, seems to have died in infancy), and resettled in Iowa, arriving there about 1856. He travelled with his brother Horace and his family. By 1850, they had reached Pennsylvania. By 1860 they were in Iowa, where Lauretta and James Wilson's family lived for two generations.
   

Scott County, Iowa, in 1875, by A. T. Andreas
image copyright by Cartography Associates
used with permission
   
THE PRESTON CONNECTIONS
Susan Sophia Fay and Vilas A. Preston
William Fay and Emeline Preston
Daniel Fay and Rachel Preston
Arvilla Fay and George Washington Preston
   
Descendants of Hiram Fay
Contributed by Wanda Marie Wilson Burck
Significant Links and Contributions by Charles Peterson
The Preston line developed with the aid of Gene Junky

7  	Adam Fay  b: before 1844
   

Descendants of Orson Hiram Fay

7  Orson Hiram Fay  b: 6/2/1844  d: 9/29/1903
...+Mary Ann McGoldrick  m: 2/14/1882  b: 11/18/1856  d: 5/9/1914
......8  Orson Hiram Fay  b: 5/3/1883  d: 11/13/1939
............9  line continued by Peterson
......8  Fred Fay  b: 6/3/1885  d: 4/3/1886
......8  Lauretta Alvira (Etta) Fay  b: 6/3/1885  d: 12/31/1971
.......  +Paul Bernard Towne  m: 1/12/1908  b: 10/26/1873  d: 2/17/1946
............9  line continued by Peterson
   

Descendants of Arvilla Fay

7  Arvilla Fay  b: 7/28/1846  d: 11/6/1871
...+George Washington Preston b: 12/7/1832 d: 11/25/1901 m: 1862
......8  Homer Orson Preston  b: 7/30/1865  d: 9/8/1906
.......  +Linnie May (Lindy) Wright b: 1/2/1871 d: 5/5/1962 m: 1891
............9  Gladys Arvilla Preston  b: 3/26/1892  d: 3/27/1892
............9  Clyde Orson Preston  b: 9/18/1893  d: 11/16/1893
............9  Lloyd Fay Preston  b: 10/18/1895  d: 7/8/1978
.............  +Ida Nickelson  m: before 1920
.............  +Opal Marie Dawson  m: 1926
..................10  Donald Preston  b: 1927
............9  Willard Elmer Preston  b: 1/26/1897  d: 4/15/1904
............9  Oscar Homer Preston  b: 7/31/1899  d: 4/14/1984
.............  +Berdena Frances House  b: 8/22/1903  d: 5/24/1989
..................10  Shirley Joyce Preston  b: after 1930
..................... +Max Eugene Stanley  b: 8/28/1930
............9  Murald Wright Preston  b: 12/3/1901  d: 11/10/1981
......8  Edith Arvilla Preston  b: 1869  d: 2/10/1924
.......  +Samuel McClellan Conley  b: 8/22/1865  d: 12/6/1925
............9  Mabel Arvilla Conley  b: 12/17/1888
.............  +William Nelson Morse  b: 10/10/1872  d: 1/1964
..................10  Edith M. Morse  b: 1914
............9  Elva Mae Conley  b: 11/4/1890
.............  +Wallace Harold Cruise  b: 6/17/1880
..................10  Mabel Esther Cruise  b: 2/24/1915  d: 2/26/1952
..................... +Omar Oby Vrooman  b: 3/16/1908  d: 8/1970
..................10  Harold Wallace Cruise b: 11/3/1916 d: 12/11/2002
..................... +Velma L. Peterson  b: 11/21/1917  d: 2/12/2001
............9  Howard William Conley  b: 4/20/1892  d: 7/25/1954
.............  +Vera Orr  b: 5/7/1892  d: 4/29/1931  m: 1915
............9  Clifford Martian Conley  b: 11/2/1896  d: 3/22/1899
............9  Dorothy Ellen Conley  b: 12/1/1899  d: 1/1973
.............  +Jack Casebeer Wood  b: 6/22/1897  d: 5/1984
..................10  Jack Casebeer Wood, Jr.  b: 1921
..................10  Erma R. Wood  b: 1923
..................10  Jessie E. Wood  b: 1927

After Arvilla's death, George remarried.

  	George Washington Preston  b: 12/7/1832
	+ (2) Clara E. Everts b: 6/9/1849  d: 12/16/1901  m: 1871
	......8  Charles William Preston  b: 1/12/1874  d: 12/10/1951
	......8  Mary Angeline (Annie) Preston  b: 8/28/1875 
	......8  Sarah Asenath Preston  b: 1/17/1880  d: 6/28/1963
	......8  George Isaac Preston  b: 3/8/1883  d: 12/1969
   

Descendants of Lauretta Fay

7  Lauretta (Etta) Fay  b: about 1848
...+Calvin W. Wilson  b: 8/1835
......8  Warren W. Wilson  b: about 1865
......8  Eleanor E. (Ella) Wilson  b: about 1867
.......  +Frank DuBois
......8  Frederick E. Wilson  b: about 1869
......8  James G. Wilson  b: 2/14/1867  d: 12/4/1954  m: 10/9/1892
.......  +Margaret Elizabeth Plunkett b: 2/15/1877 d: 12/29/1933
............9  Dallas James Wilson  b: 11/3/1892  d: 10/29/1956
.............  +Elsie Hoffman  m: 2/19/1913  b: 9/12/1895  d: 6/9/1975
..................10  Clarence Wilson  b: 1/7/1914  d: 1/29/1972
..................... +Vera Peden  m: 4/3/1937
..................10  Florence Rosemond Wilson b:2/18/1916 d:6/14/1975
..................... +Frank Guy Becicka  m: 4/23/1932
..................10  Marvin Earl Wilson  b: 12/20/1917
..................... +(1)Lois Andrews
..................... +(2)Dorothy Mae Ransier
..................10  Mildred Bernice Wilson  b: 9/1/1921  d: 11/7/1929
..................10  Kathryn Marie Wilson  b: 9/3/1922
..................10  Floyd Kenneth Wilson  b: 6/10/1926  d: 12/11/1972
..................... +Esther Ellen Jay Maeder  m: 2/1944  b: 8/11/1921
.........................11  Wanda Marie Wilson
..................10  Roy Dallas Wilson  b: 8/22/1929  d: 11/11/1987
..................10  Bernard Dwight Wilson b:10/28/1931 d:10/31/1931
............9  Winifred A. Wilson  b: 1/1895
............9  Geneva E. Wilson  b: 7/1896
............9  Edith M. Wilson  b: 12/1897
............9  Moses Earl Wilson  b: 2/1899
.............  +Helen M.  b: 1905
..................10  Alvera J. Wilson  b: 1929
............9  Sybil Beatrice Wilson  b: 8/10/1900
.............  +George Hoffman
..................10  Alvin Hoffman  b: 1916
..................10  Dorothy Hoffman  b: 1918
..................10  Earl Hoffman  b: 1921
..................10  Margaret Hoffman  b: 1922
..................10  Howard Hoffman  b: 1923
............9  Oma I. Wilson  b: 1903  d: 1931
.............  +Forest E. Krouth  b: 1899
............9  Cyril F. Wilson  b: 1908
............9  Dwight Wilson
............9  Erma Wilson
......8  Orson Wilson  b: about 1873
......8  Sadie M. Wilson  b: about 1879
.......  +? Merritt

After Lauretta's death, Calvin remarried.

  	Calvin W. Wilson  b: 8/1835
	+ (2) Dora Schoening m: 1887 
	......8  Emma  b: 1892 
	......8  John  b: 1896