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Generation No. 1
1. JOHN PACKARD FAY was born 9/18/1805 in Jerico, Chittenden Co, Vt., and died 2/5/1877 in Linn County, Iowa. He is buried Lower Spring Grove Cemetery. He married (1) ELEANOR FAUST/FAUROT/FAURAT 1/30/1826. She was born 9/9/1805, and died 8/1836. He married (2) MARY ANN WARD 2/22/1838. She was born 12/17/1818 in Ohio, and died 3/4/1882 in Linn Co. She is buried in Lower Spring Grove Cemetery.
      
    John was a circuit rider preacher in Ohio first. Then he came to Spring Grove, Jackson township, Linn Co, Ia. in 1853 or 1854. He continued a circuit rider preacher and farmer in Iowa. He organized the Spring Grove Methodist Protestant Church in Aug 1856, but died 5 yrs. before the church building was built.

Licensed to exhort in Methodist Protestant Church May 19, 1832
Licensed to preach August 23, 1834
Licensed again January 7, 1837
Ordained elder in Methodist Protestant Church Sept 15, 1842?
Children of JOHN FAY and ELEANOR FAUROT are:
2.i. DAVID SALMON FAY, 1ST, b. 6/18/1828, Champaign Co, Oh.; d. 12/24/1901, Spring Grove.
   ii. JOHN HENRY FAY, b. 8/10/1832.
   iii. ELLEN JANE FAY, b. 5/1/1835.
Children of JOHN FAY and MARY ANN WARD are:
3.iv. JOSEPH EDWARD FAY, b. 4/20/1839, Allen Co. Ohio; d. 5/11/1905, Buried Lower Spring Grove Cem.
4.v. HORACE H. FAY, b. 11/8/1842; d. 7/12/1925.
   vi. AZUBAH CATHERINE FAY, b. 7/8/1848; d. 7/29/1909, Kansas; m. ROBERT BRADSHAW.
   vii. ELIZA CORNELIA FAY, b. 7/6/1855; d. 2/10/1924; m. MILLARD BRADSHAW, 11/16/1875.
Generation No. 2
2. DAVID SALMON FAY, 1ST (JOHN PACKARD) was born 6/18/1828 in Champaign Co, Oh., and died 12/24/1901 in Spring Grove, Ia. He married (1) ELIZABETH WARD 6/18/1855. She was born 1830, and died 1869. She is buried in Spring Grove Cemetery. He married (2) CLARISSA (DIX) WILLOUGHBY 1872. She was born 10/11/1841, and died 1/7/1918 in Spring Grove, Ia.
Children of DAVID FAY and ELIZABETH WARD are:
   i. NANCY ELEANOR DROMEDA FAY, b. 4/1/1856; m. ELGIN BENEDICT.
   ii. IDA MAY FAY, b. 6/23/1858; d. 9/4/1929; m. JOHN A. DIX.
Children of DAVID FAY and CLARISSA WILLOUGHBY are:
   iii. CHARLES SALMON FAY.
5.iv. JOHN HENRY FAY, b. 10/16/1877, Troy Mills, Ia; d. 2/5/1959, Troy Mills, Ia.
3. JOSEPH EDWARD FAY (JOHN PACKARD) was born 4/20/1839 in Allen Co. Ohio. He came to Iowa with his parents in 1853, and died there 5/11/1905. He is buried in Lower Spring Grove Cemetery. He married ELIZA MELENDY 12/31/1865. She was born 8/14/1843, and died 12/1/1901. She is buried in Lower Spring Grove Cemetery.
Children of JOSEPH FAY and ELIZA MELENDY are:
6.i. ORANGE EDWARD FAY, b. 11/18/1866, Ohio; d. 11/22/1939, Coggon, Ia.
7.ii. JOHN HENRY FAY, b. 1/11/1869; d. 12/29/1913, Buried Hoover Cem..
8.iii. HOWARD WILLIAM FAY, b. 3/19/1869; d. 10/3/1936, Buried at Hoover Cem..
   iv. MINNIE ELIZABETH FAY, b. 11/13/1870.
   v. EDITH BELLE FAY, b. 6/25/1873.
9.vi. WILLIAM DAVID FAY, b. 5/10/1877; d. 1/9/1926.
4. HORACE H. FAY (JOHN PACKARD) was born 11/8/1842, and died 7/12/1925. He married CLARISSA KLINGAMAN. She was born 4/2/1848, and died 12/22/1932. Both Horace and Clarissa are buried in Spring Grove Cemetery.
Children of HORACE FAY and CLARISSA KLINGAMAN are:
   i. SARAH ELLEN FAY, b. 2/17/1866.
   ii. HARRIET(HATTIE) AZUBAH FAY, b. 11/3/1867.
10.iii. ELMER ARDILLO FAY, b. 6/13/1869; d. 4/13/1951.
   iv. FLORENCE ANNA FAY, b. 1/9/1871.
   v. FLAVIA LILLIAN FAY, b. 2/7/1874.
   vi. MARY MYRTIS FAY, b. 10/15/1876.
   vii. RUTH LEBON FAY, b. 5/22/1890.
Generation No. 3
5. JOHN HENRY FAY (DAVID SALMON, JOHN PACKARD) was born 10/16/1877 in Troy Mills, Ia, and died there 2/5/1959. He married EDITH M. ROLAND 1/15/1900. She was born 1879, and died 1956.
Children of JOHN FAY and EDITH ROLAND are:
11.i. GILBERT G. FAY, b. 10/3/1900.
12.ii. DAVID SALMON FAY 2ND, b. 1/27/1902; d. 11/21/1977.
13.iii. MORRIS ROLAND FAY, b. 11/12/1903.
   iv. SARA MARGERY FAY, b. 4/14/1909.
   v. DORRIS LUELLA FAY, b. 3/27/1911.
6. ORANGE EDWARD FAY (JOSEPH EDWARD, JOHN PACKARD) was born 11/18/1866 in Ohio, and died 11/22/1939 in Coggon, Ia. He married IDA COOK 12/23/1891 in Independence, Ia. She was born 7/20/1868 in Putnam Ohio, and died 6/26/1951 in Cedar Rapids, Ia. They were both buried at Coggon Cemetery, Coggon, Iowa.
Children of ORANGE FAY and IDA COOK are:
   i. EDWARD SCOTT FAY, b. 3/14/1893; d. 1974; m. STELLA WATERHOUSE, Feb 26, 1917; b. 1890; d. 1980.
14.ii. JOHN ELMER FAY, b. 9/8/1894; d. 5/7/1977, Waterloo, Ia.
   iii. GUY HOWARD FAY, b. 12/9/1897; d. 4/28/1968; buried in Newhall, CA.
   iv. EARL DEVER FAY, b. 7/18/1903.
7. JOHN HENRY FAY (JOSEPH EDWARD, JOHN PACKARD) was born 1/11/1869, and died 12/29/1913. He is buried in Hoover Cemetery. He married MARY AMANDA SAXTON 12/28/1891. She was born 12/19/1870, died 9/1949, and is buried in Hoover Cemetery.
Children of JOHN FAY and MARY SAXTON are:
   i. CHARLES EVERETT FAY, b. 9/21/1892; d. 6/21/1962, buried Hoover Cem..
   ii. LUELLA PEARL FAY, b. 5/15/1895; m. ELMER KRUSE, 1/20/1915.
   iii. CLIFFORD HENRY FAY, b. 7/6/1901; d. 11/8/1953, buried Hoover Cem..
8. HOWARD WILLIAM FAY (JOSEPH EDWARD, JOHN PACKARD) was born 3/19/1869, and died 10/3/1936. He married MARY MARIE COOK 6/8/1892. She was born 2/2/1874 in Bellmore Ohio, and died 5/11/1957. They are both buried in Hoover Cemetery.
Children of HOWARD FAY and MARY COOK are:
15.i. CLARENCE E. FAY, b. 4/20/1893.
   ii. RAYMOND C. FAY, b. 7/9/1896.
   iii. NELLIE FAY, b. 3/18/1904.
9. WILLIAM DAVID FAY (JOSEPH EDWARD, JOHN PACKARD) was born 5/10/1877, and died 1/9/1926. He married NELLIE WARD 3/7/1905. She was born 9/3/1885, and died 10/2/1930. They are both buried in Hoover Cemetery.
Children of WILLIAM FAY and NELLIE WARD are:
16.i. FERN MARIAN FAY, b. 8/2/1906.
   ii. LUCILLE IONE FAY, b. 9/12/1908.
17.iii. WILMA RUTH FAY, b. 8/1/1912.
18.iv. BERNICE MAXINE FAY, b. 12/7/1916.
   v. INFANT DAUGHTER FAY, b. 8/10/1919.
10. ELMER ARDILLO FAY (HORACE H., JOHN PACKARD) was born 6/13/1869, and died 4/13/1951. He married CORA E. LEACH 1/25/1893 in Central City, IA. Elmer is buried in Spring Grove Cemetery.
Children of ELMER FAY and CORA LEACH are:
   i. LOIS ELIZABETH FAY, b. 11/9/1893.
19.ii. HAROLD BRUCE FAY, b. 7/13/1895; d. 6/10/1978, Victor, IA.
   iii. ESTHER CLARISSA FAY FAY, b. 4/2/1899.
Generation No. 4
11. GILBERT G. FAY (JOHN HENRY, DAVID SALMON, JOHN PACKARD) was born 10/3/1900. He married GLADYS WOOD 12/31/1930. The line continues.
12. DAVID SALMON FAY 2ND (JOHN HENRY FAY, DAVID SALMON, JOHN PACKARD) was born 1/27/1902, and died 11/21/1977. He married ETHEL SHAFFER 2/25/1928. The line continues.
13. MORRIS ROLAND FAY (JOHN HENRY, DAVID SALMON, JOHN PACKARD) was born 11/12/1903. He married DONNA L. ELLIOT 1/21/1926. She died 6/11/1999 in Skiff Med. Center, Newton, Ia, and is buried in Wilson Cemetery, Independence. The line continues.
14. JOHN ELMER FAY (ORANGE EDWARD, JOSEPH EDWARD, JOHN PACKARD) was born 9/8/1894, and died 5/7/1977 in Waterloo, Ia. He married CLARA LOIS SCHUMAN 10/20/1915 in Winthrop, Ia.. She was born 4/26/1895 in Buchanan Co. Ia., and died 9/21/1990 in La Porte City, Ia. They are buried in Wilson Cemetery, Independence, IA. The line continues.
15. CLARENCE E. FAY (HOWARD WILLIAM, JOSEPH EDWARD, JOHN PACKARD) was born 4/20/1893. He married ADA SAXON 4/29/1914. The line continues.
16. FERN MARIAN FAY (WILLIAM DAVID, JOSEPH EDWARD, JOHN PACKARD) was born 8/2/1906. She married EARL PEYTON 4/3/1926. The line continues.
17. WILMA RUTH FAY (WILLIAM DAVID, JOSEPH EDWARD, JOHN PACKARD) was born 8/1/1912. She married THEO SCHMITZ 11/1937. The line continues.
18. BERNICE MAXINE FAY (WILLIAM DAVID, JOSEPH EDWARD, JOHN PACKARD) was born 12/7/1916. She married LEONARD HOVEY. The line continues.
19. HAROLD BRUCE FAY (ELMER ARDILLO, HORACE H., JOHN PACKARD) was born 7/13/1895, and died 6/10/1978 in Victor, IA. He married EDITH BOWLSBY 6/15/1932 in Winterset, IA. He is buried in Spring Grove Cemetery. The line continues.