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William FAYER
Benjamin WICKHAM
Jerusha "Rusha" (---)
(Abt 1790-Aft 1856)
Michael FAYER
(Abt 1814-1900)
Philinda "Melia" WICKHAM
(Abt 1823-1888)


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1. Sarah A. (---)

John FAYER 2

  • Born: 27 Feb 1861, Iowa Co, IA 3
  • Marriage (1): Sarah A. (---) on 21 Jan 1890 1
  • Died: 23 May 1918, Montezuma, Union Twp, Poweshiek Co, IA at age 57 1 3
  • Buried: 25 May 1918, Jackson Twp Cem, Montezuma, Poweshiek Co, IA 3 4

bullet  General Notes:

1885 IA STATE CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp: Michael Fayer, township 78, range 15, section 3(?), SESE, 65, farmer, b. Ireland; wife "Belinda", 66, b. OH; son John, 23, b. IA; son Ned, 21, b. IA, son Michael, 18, b. IA.

1895 IA STATE CENSUS, Jasper Co, Rock Creek Twp: John Fayer, 33, b. IA; Sarah A. Fayer, 31, b. PA.

1900 IA CENSUS, Jasper Co, Rock Creek Twp: John Fayer, Jan 1861, 39, married 10 yrs, b. IA, father b. Ireland, mother b. OH, farmer; wife Sarah A., May 1863, 37, married 10 yrs, 0 children, 0 living, b. PA, parents b. NY.

1910 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp: John Fayer, 49, 1st marriage, married 20 yrs, b. IA, father b. Ire-Irish, mother b. OH, farmer, own farm; wife Sarah A., 47, 1st marriage, married 20 yrs, 0 children, 0 living; b. PA, parents b. NY; adopted dau., Rosa, 17, single, b. IA, parents b. US.

IA DEATHS & BURIALS, 1850-1990:
Name: John Fayer
Gender: Male
Burial Date: 25 May 1918
Death Date: 23 May 1918
Death Place: Union, Montezuma
Age: 57
Birth Date: 27 Feb 1861
Birthplace: Iowa County
Occupation: Training As A Toranang
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Father's Name: Mike Fayer
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Name: "Flinda Hickman"
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B86951-0
System Origin: Iowa-EASy Source
Film Number: 1769482
Reference Number: bk 4 p 14-A cn 153

OBIT, 1918: DIED THURSDAY - Funeral of John Fayer Held Saturday Afternoon
John Fayer, well known citizen, died Thursday evening at his home three miles west of Montezuma, following a week's illness. The deceased had a large circle of friends who mourn his death. The funeral services were held saturday afternoon at the late hme conducted by Rev. Cadwell.
John Fayer was born in Iowa county January 21, 1861, and departed this life May 23, 1918, at the age of 57 years, 4 months and 2 days. He has been in failing health for more than a year past but his last illness was of but a week's duration.
He was united in marriage with Sarah A. Frost, January 21, 1890. He leaves to mourn his loss a wife and two brothers, Mike and New Fayer, both of whom reside near Montezuma. A sister, Mrs. Mary Coburn, preceded him in death in April, 1908.

GRAVE STONE RECORDS OF POWESHIEK CO, IA, p. 243: John Fayer, b. 1861, d. 1918, Jackson Twp. Cem, Montezuma, IA.


John married Sarah A. (---) on 21 Jan 1890.1 (Sarah A. (---) was born in May 1863 in PA 5 and died after 1920.)



1 Obituary of John Fayer.

2 1870 IA Census.

3 IA, Deaths & Burials, 1850-1990.

4 Poweshiek Co, IA WPA Graves.

5 1900 IA Census.

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