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George Fairbanks b. 1650

February 21, 1676; Indian War broke out with about half the houses at Medfield burned and seventeen persons killed.  The residents present at this time on the w side of the river at Medway were; George Fairbanks Sr., George Fairbanks Jr., Joseph Daniell, Jonathan Adams, William Allen, and Peter Collyr.  Perhaps John Fussell, in all thirty persons.  Of these, Joseph Daniell, Jonathan Adams, William Allen and probably Peter Collyr had their houses burned.  The Fairbanks were living in the stone fort at Boggastow Pond at the time.   (History of Norfolk Co., Massachusetts - D. Hamilton Hurd)

1678;  George Fairbanks Jr. gave one shilling and one bushel of corn and Joseph Daniell gave two shillings sixpence and two bushels of corn as a contribution towards the "new college in Cambridge."  (History of Norfolk Co., Massachusetts - D. Hamilton Hurd)

1682, inherited homestead Sherborn.266

Was selectmen in 1693, & prominent in the formation of Medway.265

1693;  Tax list from w side of Charles river at Medway; John Adams, John Ellis, Abraham Harding, John Clark, Jonathan Adams Sr., Jonathan Adams Jr., Peter Adams, Josiah Rockett, John Partridge Jr., John Richardson, John Rockett, Samuel Hill, George Fairbanks Jr., Jonathan Fisher, Joseph Daniell, Joseph Daniell Jr.   (History of Norfolk Co., Massachusetts - D. Hamilton Hurd)

1693; George Fayerbanke and Joseph Daniel two of the selectmen of Medfield. (Handbook of Medway History 1713 - 1913)

1702;  The laying out of Black Swamp at Medway was ordered, 27 of the 123 proprietors were residents of the west side of the Charles;  Jasper Adams, John Adams, Jonathan Adams, Jonathan Adams Jr., Peter Adams, Benjamin Allen, William Allen, John Clark, Theophilus Clark, Timothy Clark, Ebenezer Daniell, Joseph Daniell, Joseph Daniell Jr., John Ellis Sr., George Fairbanks, Jonathan Fisher, Henry Guernsey, Abraham Harding, Samuel Hill, John Partridge, Samuel Partridge, Widow Rebecca Richardson, John Richardson, John Rockwood, Vincent Shuttleworth, Ebenezer Thompson.  (History of Norfolk Co., Massachusetts - D. Hamilton Hurd)

1705; Medfield votes to build a new Meeting House. "The inhabitants on the West Side of the river shall have half their pay toward building refunded if they build a Meeting House on that side within twenty years." George Fayerbanke and Joseph Daniel are appointed and act on
this committee in charge of building the new Meeting House. (Handbook of Medway History 1713 - 1913)

October 25, 1713;  "....Mr. George Fairbanks, a principle Inhabitant of the said Town of Medway, is hereby Directed and Impowered to Notify and Summon the Inhabitants duly Qualified for Voters to Assemble and meet together for the Choosing of Town Officers to stand until the next Annual Election according to Law."   (History of Norfolk Co., Massachusetts - D. Hamilton Hurd)

October 25, 1713;  Of the original 48 founders of the town of Medway, MA;  Daniel Adams, Jasper Adams, John Adams, Jonathan Adams Jr., Joseph Adams, Obadiah Adams, Peter Adams, John Bullard, Malachi Bullard, Ebenezer Daniell, Jeremiah Daniell, Joseph Daniel, Joseph Daniel Jr., Samuel Daniel, George Fairbanks, Abraham Harding, Abraham Harding Jr., John Harding, Thomas Harding, Samuel Hill, Samuel Hill Jr., Ephraim Hill, Michael Metcalf, Samuel Metcalf, Benoni Partridge, John Partridge, Jonathan Partridge, Samuel Partridge, Daniel Richardson, John Richardson, John Rockwood, Josiah Rockwood, Ebenezer Thompson, Nathaniel Whiting, Nathaniel Wight.   (History of Norfolk Co., Massachusetts - D. Hamilton Hurd)

October 29, 1714;  At a meeting at the house of Peter Adams in Medway, MA it was voted that the burying ground should be upon Bare Hill within 40 rods of the meeting house.  Committee of Captain George Fairbanks and Zackri Partridge and John Richardson was chosen to lay it out.   (History of Norfolk Co., Massachusetts - D. Hamilton Hurd)

October 16, 1715;  Grant of land at Douglas.  (Sherborn Town Records)

Military Service: August 21, 1725-September 18, 1725 sentinel268

1730, drew lands in Douglas, Massachusetts267



 
 


 
 


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