William FAYER
Michael FAYER
(Abt 1814-1900)


Family Links

1. Philinda "Melia" WICKHAM

2. Julia A. FROST

Michael FAYER 3

  • Born: Abt 1814, Ireland 4
  • Marriage (1): Philinda "Melia" WICKHAM on 2 Nov 1856 in Poweshiek Co, IA 1
  • Marriage (2): Julia A. FROST on 29 May 1889 in Montezuma, Poweshiek Co, IA 2
  • Died: 5 Aug 1900, Mt. Pleasant, Henry Co, IA about age 86 5
  • Buried: Mt. Pleasant, Henry Co, IA 6

bullet  General Notes:

NAME: There are various spellings of Michael's last name.

IA MARRIAGES, 1809-1992:
Groom's Name: Michael Fayer
Groom's Birth Date: 1833
Groom's Birthplace: Ireland
Groom's Age: 56
Bride's Name: Julia A Frost Brown
Bride's Birth Date: 1833
Bride's Birthplace: New York
Bride's Age: 56
Marriage Date: 29 May 1889
Marriage Place: Montezuma, Poweshiek, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: William Fayer
Groom's Mother's Name: Nellie Kelly
Bride's Father's Name: Joseph Frost
Bride's Mother's Name: "Betsey" Kent
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status: Unknown
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Previous Husband's Name: Brown
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02559-1
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1028403
Reference Number: P 93

1895 IA STATE CENSUS, Jasper Co, Rock Creek:
"Michal" Fayer, 84.
Julia I. Fayer, 43, b. NY.
(Since each person is listed seperately on the 1895 census, it is assumed that Michael and Julia were living in the same household.)

1900 IA CENSUS, Henry Co, Center Twp., Iowa Hospital for Insane:
Michael B. Fayer, patient, b. April 1806 age 94, wd, b. Ireland, parents b. Ireland.

Montezuma (IA) Republican; Aug. 8, 1900 -
A telegram was received here Sunday announcing the death of Michael Fayer at the asylum in Mt. Pleasant. His sons left for that place Sunday evening and returned with the remains Tuesday.


Michael married Philinda "Melia" WICKHAM, daughter of Benjamin WICKHAM and Jerusha "Rusha" (---), on 2 Nov 1856 in Poweshiek Co, IA.1 (Philinda "Melia" WICKHAM was born about 1823 in OH 7 and died on 30 Apr 1888 in Mahaska Co, IA 5.)


Michael next married Julia A. FROST, daughter of Joseph FROST and Betsey KENT, on 29 May 1889 in Montezuma, Poweshiek Co, IA.2 (Julia A. FROST was born in 1833 in NY 2.)



1 Poweshiek Co, IA Marriage Records - Book A.

2 IA, Marriages, 1809-1992.

3 Obituary of Michael Fayer II.

4 1870 IA Census.

5 Ancestry.com One World Tree.

6 Info from Judy Striegel.

7 1880 IA Census.

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