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THE FAY FAMILY HOMEPAGE

BIOGRAPHIES, OBITUARIES,
CENSUS DATA AND MISCELLANEOUS
   
FAY BIOGRAPHIES; CENSUS DATA; CEMETERY RECORDS
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JAMES FAY (1791-1882)
CYRUS M. FAY (1822-1924)
James FAY, son of Cyrus, was born in Sturbridge, Mass., married Olive RICE, of Brookfield, Mass., and came to Cattaraugus county in 1829, in 1830 settling on the farm now owned by Cyrus M. FAY, his son. He was a man highly respected, held several town offices, and was a member and deacon of the Presbyterian church. He died in 1882, aged ninety-two years. Of his five children four are living: William G., Sarah J. (Mrs. I. L. COLE), J. C., and Cyrus M. Cyrus M. FAY, living on the homestead, was born Nov. 13, 1833. In 1858 he married Ellen I., daughter of William M. PIERCE, of this town. Children: Sarah O. (Mrs. B. J. GREENE) and Elsie M. (Mrs. E. E. LITCHFIELD). He was supervisor from 1877 to 1879 and assessor nine years.
Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus Co. NY, ed by William Adams, pub 1893 History of the Town of Franklinville - Chapter XXVIII (28) Page 654
Surnames: FAY, RICE, COLE, PIERCE, GREENE, LITCHFIELD
Posted August 2000