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Descendants of Moses Fay: Overview
based on material gathered from census reports, family records, marriage lists, other sources
contributed by Diana Cooper and Gloria Lester
Click here for a discussion of Moses' Ancestry
   
Moses married Mary Hagar in Massachusetts, but moved soon afterwards to New York. There seven children are said to have been born to them (see Fay Conley's article). We know of five sons, each of whose family is outlined below:
   
MosesLambertLewisClementJarvis
   
Mary and Moses Sr. had traveled from Massachusetts to New York. Some of their children stayed in New York; others sought the less populated lands in Ohio. According to modern measurements, this is a journey of 400 miles, taking about 7 1/2 hours. It would be fascinating to know how long it actually took these first settlers.


New York, Ohio, 1856, G. W. Colton, details
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(different scale in the images)
   
   
Those who moved from New York to Ohio seem to have done so in two major groups. There are none of this family in Ohio in 1830. Shortly before 1840, probably about 1839, William, Moses Jr., Franklin and Clement arrived in Ohio; the dating can be approximated by the birthplaces and dates of the children. The 1840 Census shows us all of these (click here to see a summary of the census evidence).
   
The next wave came between 1840 and 1850, and brought Lewis and Willis. Then between 1850 and 1860, Samuel arrived.
   
This list may be missing a couple of names; we are working on it.
Descendants of Moses Fay
		
6  	Moses Fay
......	+Electa  b: about 1786
.....	7  	Benjamin Merritt Fay  b: 3/20/1811  d: 8/20/1897
...........	+Phebe A. Shaver  b: 9/20/1812  d: 12/25/1872
............	8  	Munro Fay  b: about 1835
............	8  	Loisa Fay  b: about 1837
............	8  	Walter Fay  b: about 1841
............	8  	William Fay  b: about 1849
............	8  	Ella Fay  b: about 1859
.....	7  	Franklin Fay  b: 1814
...........	+Julia Ann  b: 1818
............	8  	Polly Ann Fay  b: 1838
..................	+Mathias Love  m: 10/4/1857	
............	8  	Benjamin Fay  b: 1839
............	8  	Huldah Fay  b: 1841
..................	+William H. McKee  m: 10/26/1873	
............	8  	Elizabeth Fay  b: 1843
............	8  	Diana Fay  b: 1846
..................	+Lewis George Crane  m: 2/11/1868	
............	8  	Almyra (Alinissa) Fay  b: 1848
..................	+William Holland  m: 12/25/1867	
............	8  	Henry Monroe Fay  b: 1850
..................	+Mary E. Larrison (Weiss)  m: 11/18/1871	
....................	9  	Ida Fay  b: 1872
....................	9  	Ella U. Fay  b: 12/7/1873
....................	9  	Franklin Benjamin Fay  b: 7/5/1875
..........................	+Martha Jane Leonard
...........................	10  	Lawrence Rishel Fay  b: 9/23/1904  d: 5/9/1986
.................................	+Irene Dorothy Hall
....................	9  	Julia A. Fay  b: 1878
....................	9  	Louisa Fay  b: 3/8/1879
....................	9  	Jane P. Fay  b: 1881
....................	9  	Sylvia Fay  b: 1885
............	8  	Harriet Fay  b: 1852
............	8  	Louisa Fay  b: 1855
..................	+Daniel Farron  m: 8/17/1878	
.....	7  	Lambert W. Fay  b: about 1821  d: 3/22/1905
...........	+Charity P. Priest  b: 5/18/1822  m: 2/7/1847
............	8  	Juliette Fay  b: about 1847
............	8  	Mary J. Fay  b: 1852
..................	+Lee O. Halversen  b: 4/1848
....................	9  	Ruby B. Halversen  b: 12/1888
............	8  	Willis H. Fay  b: 1855  d: 5/11/1925
.....	7  	William Fay  b: about 1818
...........	+Cynthia Mitchell  m: 3/10/1845	
.....	7  	Hinman Fay
.....	7  	Aaron Fay
.....	7  	Electa Fay  b: about 1819
...........	+Eliphalet Cramer  m: 9/20/1839
............	8  	John F. Cramer  b: 3/1841
..................	+Georgiana  b: 8/1849
....................	9  	George A. Cramer  b: about 1871
....................	9  	Edith V. Cramer  b: 6/1877
............	8  	Franklin Cramer  b: about 1846
............	8  	Edward Cramer  b: 1850
..................	+Annie
....................	9  	Gertrude Cramer  b: about 1879
............	8  	Fanny Cramer  b: about 1853
............	8  	Eliphalet W. Cramer  b: about 1855
............	8  	Mary C. (May) Cramer  b: about 1857
.....	7  	Eliza Fay  b: about 1820
...........	+John Thompson  m: 12/12/1847
Descendants of Lambert Fay
		
6  	Lambert Fay  b: 1793
....	+Abigail Stafford
.....	7  	George B. Washington Fay  b: about 1812
...........	+Nancy Ottis  m: about 1832	  d: Bef. 1870
............	8  	Jerome Russell Fay
............	8  	Seymour Joseph Fay
............	8  	Maria Fanny Fay  b: 2/20/1837  d: 10/5/1900
..................	+John Conley  m: 10/28/1860  b: 12/4/1836  d: 4/5/1901
....................	9  	Mary Sophronia Conley  b: 12/6/1861
....................	9  	George Linwood Conley  b: 1/26/1863  d: 10/25/1935
..........................	+Jennie Troyer  m: 10/17/1886 b: 2/13/1863 d: 5/25/1965
...........................	10  	Glen Linwood Conley  b: 9/22/1887
...........................	10  	Fay Oliver Conley  b: 3/28/1889  d: 10/13/1981
.................................	+Pauline Quellette
...........................	10  	Clyde Francis Conley  b: 8/8/1892
....................	9  	Elnora Evaline Fay  b: 8/30/1864
....................	9  	Evered Elmer Fay  b: 10/3/1866
....................	9  	infant
....................	9  	William Henry Fay  b: 4/9/1874
............	8  	Sophronia Abigail Fay
............	8  	Willis Randolph Fay  b: 1840  d: 1912
..................	+Sarah E. Utter  b: 1841  d: 3/1/1877  m: 1/1/1861
....................	9  	Eugene W. Fay  b: 1864  d: 1884
....................	9  	Frank D. Fay  b: 1/12/1877  d: 9/7/1877
............	8  	Joseph Otis Fay
............	8  	Frank Fay
............	8  	Frederick D. Fay
.....	7  	Hallett Grunman Fay  b: 4/5/1816  d: 7/16/1894
...........	+Sarah Ann Morris  m: 1838  b: 1816
............	8  	Sarah Ann Fay  b: about 1839
............	8  	Wallace W. Fay  b: about 1841
............	8  	Nora Fay  b: about 1843
............	8  	Hallett Orvillo Fay  b: about 1845
..................	+Vietta Adele Redmond  m: about 1867  b: about 1850
....................	9  	Elton Fayette Fay  b: 9/16/1869  d: 6/5/1955
..........................	+Ida Carolyn Doane  m: about 1900  b: 1868
...........................	10  	Redmond Doane Fay  b: 11/30/1903 d: 4/16/1990
.................................	+Gretchen Coral Dean  m: 6/15/1927 b: 6/15/1905
...................................	11  	Donald Redmond Fay
.........................................	+Catherine Mary Cooley
...........................		*2nd Wife of Redmond Doane Fay:
.................................	+Ferne Leora Olmsted  m: Aft. 1930
...........................	10  	Franklin Hallett Fay  b: 1/22/1907 d: 8/27/1985
.................................	+Edith Margaret Lauten
............	8  	Flora Ad[a]lace Fay  b: 1/21/1849  d: 10/20/1925
..................	+Thomas Fisher Wilcox  m: 7/4/1864  b: 1843  d: 6/21/1925
............	8  	Bird A. Fay  b: about 1853
............	8  	Adelie A. Fay  b: about 1856
.....	7  	Sylvester Fay  b: 4/29/1821  d: 9/25/1870
...........	+Mary Case  m: 9/13/1849  b: about 1829
............	8  	Frances F. Fay  b: 12/9/1850  d: 5/24/1894
............	8  	Florence E. Fay  b: 12/18/1853  d: 6/15/1855
............	8  	Jennie D. Fay  b: 3/30/1858  d: 11/13/1875
.....	7  	Jane Fay  b: Bet. 1821 & 1822
.....	7  	Lewis D. Fay  b: about 1822
...........	+Lydia  b: about 1823
............	8  	Francis (Frank) A. Fay  b: about 1843
............	8  	Henrietta Fay  b: about 1844
............	8  	Ellen Fay  b: about 1847
............	8  	Lewis Fay  b: 1850
............	8  	Henry C. Fay  b: 8/13/1852
..................	+Mary E. Ostrander  m: 10/31/1876  b: 6/27/1850
....................	9  	Clarence H. Fay  b: 8/4/1877
....................	9  	Francis M. Fay  b: 6/27/1880
....................	9  	Evelyn O. Fay  b: 10/24/1888
.....	7  	Willis Fay  b: about 1825
...........	+Mary B. Snider  b: about 1829
............	8  	Ellen Fay  b: 1850
.....	7  	Mary Ann Fay  b: about 1829
...........	+Leonard Scott  b: about 1826
............	8  	Rowlin Fay  b: about 1848
............	8  	Abigal A. Fay  b: about 1849
.....	7  	Sophia A. Fay  b: 9/23/1832  d: 7/13/1893
...........	+Edward R. Hatch  b: 2/22/1830  d: 11/22/1908
............	8  	Jerome Fay Hatch born and died between censuses
.....	7  	Jerome Fay  b: Bet. 1832 & 1835
.....	7  	Martha Elizabeth Fay  b: about 1835
.....	7  	Charles Fay  b: about 1837
.....	7  	Ellen Fay  b: about 1838
		*2nd Wife of Lambert Fay:
....		+Martha

Descendants of Lewis Fay
		
6  	Lewis Fay
..	+unknown
.....	7  	Samuel Fay  b: about 1824
.........	+Emeline Slayton  b: about 1832
............	8  	Horatio Fay  b: about 1855
..................	+Jennie  b: 6/1856
....................	9  	Ori  b: 7/1886
....................	9  	Alda  b: 5/1893
....................	9  	Elery G.  b: 3/1897
............	8  	Gilbert Fay  b: about 1856
............	8  	Mary Fay  b: about 1858
............	8  	Charles Fay  b: about 1862
............	8  	Emma Fay  b: about 1864
.....	7  	Gilbert Fay  b: about 1824
.........	+Caroline  b: about 1836
.....	7  	Eveline Fay  b: about 1832
.....	7  	Sally Ann Fay  b: about 1838

Descendants of Clement Fay
		
6  	Clement Fay  b: about 1798
..	+unknown
.....	7  	Fanny (Frances) Fay  b: 6/14/1817  d: 7/1/1908
.........	+Benjamin Johnson  m: 5/3/1841  b: 12/17/1805  d: 8/27/1887
............	8  	Rebecca Johnson  b: about 1844
................	+unknown Kohlmeyer
............	8  	Benjamin C. Johnson  b: 9/29/1845  d: 5/17/1902
................	+Martha I.  b: about 1876
....................	9  	Hollace Johnson  b: about 1876
....................	9  	Frank E. Johnson  b: about 1878
............	8  	Sarah Marie Johnson  b: 1/22/1853  d: 6/8/1879
.....	7  	Lewis Fay  b: about 1819  d: 4/30/1887
.........	+Mary C. Barker  m: 3/30/1851  b: about 1827  d: 6/11/1874
............	8  	Mary Maria Fay  b: 2/4/1852  d: 5/4/1928
................	+Thomas J. McClellan  b: 2/6/1840  d: 9/28/1926
....................	9  	Willie L. McClellan  b: 9/21/1871  d: 1/8/1947
....................	9  	Mary Lavina McClellan  b: 10/30/1873  d: 2/1962
....................	9  	Ida Lee Pearl McClellan  b: 2/20/1876  d: 12/17/1879
....................	9  	Thomas Frederick McClellan  b: 12/10/1878  d: 6/14/1888
....................	9  	Edna May McClellan  b: 3/28/1880  d: 11/26/1858
....................	9  	James Rollie McClellan  b: 11/14/1882  d: 12/23/1967
....................	9  	Grover Cleveland McClellan  b: 9/25/1885
....................	9  	Carl Hendrick McClellan  b: 4/14/1887
....................	9  	Edith Frances McClellan  b: 8/29/1889  d: 4/1984
....................	9  	Ward Fay McClellan  b: 11/21/1893  d: 12/17/1948
............	8  	George G. Fay  b: 6/12/1856  d: 11/26/1864
............	8  	Alice Jane Fay  b: 4/27/1858  d: 12/5/1938
................	+Elihu Percival Forrey  m: 10/15/1879	
....................	9  	Joseph Leroy Forrey  b: 2/21/1880
....................	9  	Burdette Fay Forrey  b: 9/15/1882
....................	9  	Edith Pearl Forrey  b: 2/10/1885  d: 12/1949
....................	9  	Thomas Strickler Forrey  b: 6/13/1890  d: 10/18/1971
....................	9  	Mary Maria Forrey  b: 2/27/1974  d: 1/7/1974
............	8  	Franklin Fay  b: about 1861
.....	7  	Emily Fay
.....	7  	Laura (Lavina) Fay  b: about 1824  d: Aft. 1880
.........	+Zefaniah Fulton  m: 12/15/1842  b: about 1822  d: Aft. 1880
............	8  	Fanny Fulton  b: about 1844
............	8  	Lewis W. Fulton  b: 4/27/1847  d: 10/31/1911
................	+Clara A.  b: about 1847
....................	9  	Laura L. Fulton  b: about 1872
....................	9  	Mary F. Fulton  b: about 1878
............	8  	Mary A. Fulton  b: 1849
............	8  	John Ellsworth Fulton  b: Bet. 1859 & 1861
............	8  	Newton Zephaniah Fulton  b: about 1854
.....	7  	Marcus Fay  b: about 1832  d: Aft. 1900
.........	+Eliza J.
............	8  	Emma Fay  b: about 1863
............	8  	George W. Fay  b: about 1866
............	8  	William Fay  b: about 1871
............	8  	Charles Fay  b: about 1872
.....	7  	George Fay  b: about 1835
.....	7  	James Fay  b: about 1835
	*2nd Wife of Clement Fay:
..	+Emeline Irwin  m: 3/16/1848	
.....	7  	Louisa Fay  b: about 1848
.....	7  	Clement Fay  b: about 1849

Descendants of Jarvis Fay
		
6  	Jarvis Fay  b: about 1800
..	+Nancy  b: about 1805
.....	7  	Alonzo Fay  b: about 1827
.........	+Sarah A.  b: about 1830
............	8  	Lorinda (Lucinda) Fay  b: about 1847
............	8  	Edgar Fay  b: about 1849
.....	7  	Frederick Fay  b: about 1829
.........	+Sally  b: about 1832
.....	7  	Malissa J. Fay  b: about 1834
.....	7  	Sally M. Fay  b: about 1838
.....	7  	Charlotte Fay  b: about 1844
.....	7  	Mary E. Fay  b: about 1847