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THE FAY FAMILY PAGE

GENEALOGIES
   
Jonas Fay (11/14/1768 - 10/30/1830)
And his Descendants
   
John Fay
   
John (OPF #2) (11/30/1669 - 1/5/1747) son of John and Mary Brigham
   
James (OPF #32) (12/27/1707 - 6/12/1777) son of John and Elizabeth Wellington
   
Reuben (OPF #70) (11/29/1739 - 10/26/1800) son of James and Lydia Child
   
Jonas (OPF page 28) (11/14/1768 - 10/30/1830) son of Reuben and Elizabeth Perkins
   
the search for Jonas and his children
   
Jonas' birth in Hardwick to Reuben and Elizabeth is listed by Orlin, registered in Hardwick, and published in a well documented genealogy at NEHGS. There are two dates given, November 11 and November 14; I suspect that one is birth and one is registration. The genealogical record at NEHGS is found in the Register for 1986, volume 140, pp. 291ff. This is entitled The Daniel Shays Family, and contains some information about Daniel's father and siblings. One of those siblings is Margaret Shay, who married Elijah Barnes in Hardwick. They had a daughter named Polly or Mary. The record then continues:
   
"Polly, b. at Hardwick, Mass., 9 July 1778; d. at Royalton, Vt., 14 April 1841; m. Jonas Fay, b. at Hardwick, Mass., 15 Nov. 1768, d. at Royalton, 30 Oct. 1830, son of Reuben and Elizabeth (Perkins) Fay" [page 393].
   
This confirms what LDS also says, that Jonas married Mary Barnes in Royalton. Orlin does not tell us anything of Jonas' marriage or children, and the Shay genealogy tells us nothing about the children of Jonas and Mary.
   
While continuing to hunt for more information, I ran across a reference to a book on the Royalton website. This book was Evelyn M. Wood Lovejoy's History of Royalton, Vermont : with family genealogies, 1769-1911, Royalton, Vt.: The Town and the Royalton Woman's Club, 1911. It turned out to be available on genealogy.com, and it proved to have exactly the information I wanted. All of the children of Jonas and Mary were listed, along with marriage information in most cases, and descendants in many cases. What is below owes most to that book, and the rest to census documents and other sources. With one exception, and that is the case of the oldest son, Silas. THAT page is still under construction, but will be coming soon.
   
The 13 children of Jonas and Mary Barnes Fay (with links to their descendant lines) are:
   
Silas | Susannah | Nancy | Mary | James | James | Thomas | Carlos | William | Deborah | Orin | Charles | George W.
   
   
6  Silas Fay  b: 1/20/1794
   
6  Susannah Fay  b: 3/13/1797	
...+Luther Rugg  b: 8/25/1790  m: 2/2/1817
   
6  Nancy Fay  b: 1/17/1799	
...+Foster Swift
......7  Heman Swift  b: 1822
.......  +Mary  b: 1825
......7  Norman Swift  b: 1825
.......  +Jane L. Meacham  b: 2/19/1830  m: 1/1/1851
............8  George H. Swift  b: 11/1/1851
.............  +Abbie Armstrong
..................9  John Norman Swift 
............8  Marian Evelyn Swift  b: 6/14/1855
.............  +Edward Charles Batchelder 
............8  Elizabeth J. Swift  b: 7/4/1858
.............  +John Lockwood Brown 
............8  Frank M. Swift  b: 10/15/1861 
............8  Frederick N. Swift  b: 1864
.............  +Anna M. Reynolds
............8  Mary E. Swift  b: 9/2/1866
............8  Anna Louise Swift  b: 8/16/1869
......7  George W. Swift  b: 1833
.......  +Emma A.  b: 1844
............8  Alice E. Swift  b: 1864
............8  Gertie E. Swift  b: 1873
   
6  Mary Fay  b: 5/25/1803	
...+Calvin Russ
   
6  James Fay  b: 6/14/1804  d: 1/31/1805
   
6  James Fay  b: 6/2/1805  d: 6/1869
...+Jerusha Lyman  m: 12/9/1830
......7  Francis E. Fay  b: 11/21/1833
.......  +Harriet Dustin  b: 1838  m: 1856  d: 4/2/1864
............8  Fred J. Fay  b: 1862
.......  +Anna S. Leonard  b: 1841  m: 9/1868
............8  Louisa Fay  b: 1868
......7  Douglass W. Fay  b: 6/1842
   
6  Thomas Barnes Fay  b: 11/9/1807  d: 8/26/1872
...+Hannah Walcott  b: 7/11/1811  d: 10/23/1852  m: 11/1831
......7  Franklin M. Fay  b: 6/21/1833  d: 2/1/1868
......7  Chauncey W. Fay  b: 8/8/1838	
......7  Helen M. Fay  b: 6/13/1842  m: 9/8/1864
.......  +Henry Christopher Smith  b: 2/23/1841  d: 9/19/1903
............8  N. Fay Smith  b: 2/6/1866
.............  +Amy N. Boehne  m: 1897
..................9  Richard Smith
..................9  Paul Smith
..................9  Helen Smith
..................9  Henry Smith
......7  Frances Adelaide Fay  b: 4/19/1844	
.......  +Edgar R. Shedd  b: 1842  m: 3/9/1864
......7  Hannah W. Fay  b: 10/3/1852
.......  +Sam Broome Day  b: 3/3/1846  d: 3/14/1905  m: 2/10/1872
...+Julia A. Belcher  b: 1821  m: 1863 (second wife of Thomas B.)
   
6  Carlos Fay  b: 6/27/1811
...+Emily Plimpton  b: 2/3/1818  m: 11/28/1839
......7  Albert C. Fay  b: 8/1846
.......  +Julia F. b: 4/1853  m: 1871
............8  Albert Samuel Fay  b: 11/16/1872
.............  +Minnie F.  b: 1/1877
..................9  Elton Fay  b: 1902
.................... +Florence  b: 1901  
........................10  Barbara Fay  b: 1927  
..................9  Helen Fay  b: 1906
..................9  Merlin Fay  b: 1917
............8  Carrie M. Fay  b: 1875
............8  Theresa Fay  b: 8/1777
   
6  William Fay  b: 6/17/1818  d: 2/20/1897
...+Elizabeth Walcott	  m: 12/17/1836
......7  Henry Fay		
......7  Jonas A. Fay  b: 4/3/1841  d: 4/15/1876
......7  Laura Jane Fay  b: 4/4/1844  d: 10/26/1903
.......  +Charles Adam Lyman b: 10/21/1831 d: 4/14/1909 m: 4/5/1866
............8  Albert Fay Lyman  b: 11/27/1867  d: 5/11/1901
.............  +Ruth L. Preston b:9/9/1874 d:9/18/1909 m:11/20/1893
..................9  Gladys Fay Lyman  b: 7/8/1895	
..................9  Marion Lydia Lyman b: 6/17/1896 d: 1/3/1908
..................9  Charlotte Ruth Lyman  b: 5/31/1898	
..................9  Fay Charles Lyman  b: 8/20/1900	
............8  Ida C. Lyman  b: 8/6/1872	
............8  Alba Fay Lyman  b: 12/12/1873  d: 11/27/1877
............8  Elizabeth Walcott Lyman  b: 12/5/1875	
.............  +Edward Lyman Messer	  m: 9/9/1896
..................9  Lawrence Lyman Messer		
......7  Sarah Fay
   
6  Deborah Fay  b: 1/14/1816  d: 11/11/1861
...+Aurin Luce  b: 12/18/1819  d: 10/28/1895  m: 2/2/1841
......7  Mary Luce  b: 4/26/1842	
.......  +Stephen Thomas Russ  b: 9/16/1845  d: 1864  m: 12/6/1863
............8  Mary Alice Russ  b: 8/30/1864	
.............  +Asa Hawes		
......7  Martha Rosina Luce  b: 10/30/1843	
.......  +Alson Lee Weatherhead	  m: 11/27/1878
......7  George Washigton Luce  b: 2/6/1845  d: 12/30/1862
......7  Charles Alson Luce  b: 9/6/1847  d: 9/17/1862
......7  Aurin F. Luce  b: 4/1849  d: 4/11/1904
.......  +Della Lamphere		
......7  Ada Alida Luce  b: 3/1851	
.......  +Charles S. Holman  m: 4/27/1869
   
6  Orin Fay  b: 1/30/1818
...+Eliza  b: 1826
......7  Mary Fay  b: 1853
......7  Wilber Fay  b: 1857
...+Samantha S.  b: 1824
   
6  Charles Fay  b: 12/8/1820  d: 1/22/1890
...+Elizabeth Marshall  b: 1/27/1825  d: 11/5/1902  m: 1/10/1842
......7  Alba Marschall Fay  b: 7/16/1845  d: 2/1/1863
......7  Alice Louise Fay  b: 12/8/1864	
.......  +John Hinkley  b: 12/27/1865  m: 11/10/1890
   
6  George W. Fay  b: 2/22/1823  d: 5/11/1896
...+Nancy Betsey Robinson  b: 1824  d: 1901
......7  Ida M. Fay  b: 1855
......7  Charles J. Fay  b: 2/1860
.......  +Ida H. b: 11/1863  m: 1880
............8  Charles J. Fay  b: 12/16/1881
.............  +Carrie B.  b: 1888
..................9  Raymond Fay  b: 1907
............8  Nora I. Fay  b: 2/1882
............8  Anna M. Fay  b: 8/1884
............8  George Henry Fay  b: 10/21/1887
......7  William Martin Fay b: 1862 d: 1923
.......  +Jeanne Louise Wuillemin  b: 1872  d: 1961
............8  Richard William Fay b: 1912  d: 1972