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William FAYER
Nellie KELLEY
Benjamin WICKHAM
(1768-1851)
Jerusha "Rusha" (---)
(Abt 1790-Aft 1856)
Michael FAYER
(Abt 1814-1900)
Philinda "Melia" WICKHAM
(Abt 1823-1888)
Michael "Chauncy" FAYER II
(1865-1945)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Rachel Ella YOUNG

Michael "Chauncy" FAYER II 2 3

  • Born: 3 Aug 1865, Poweshiek Co, IA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Rachel Ella YOUNG on 1 Dec 1886 in Montezuma, Poweshiek Co, IA 1 2
  • Died: 19 Mar 1945, IA at age 79 1
  • Buried: 23 Mar 1945, Jackson Twp Cem, Montezuma, Poweshiek Co, IA 1
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bullet  General Notes:

IA MARRIAGES, 1809-1992:
Groom's Name: Michael Fayer
Groom's Birth Date: 1865
Groom's Birthplace: Poweshiek Co, Iowa
Groom's Age: 21
Bride's Name: Rachel E Young
Bride's Birth Date: 1868
Bride's Birthplace: Poweshiek Co, Iowa
Bride's Age: 18
Marriage Date: 01 Dec 1886
Marriage Place: Montezuma, Poweshiek, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: Michael Fayer
Groom's Mother's Name: "Lucinda Wickem"
Bride's Father's Name: Wallen Young
Bride's Mother's Name: Caroline Hill
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status: Single
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status: Single
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02559-1
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1028403
Reference Number: p66 #1516

1895 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp:
Michael Fayer, 29, b. Poweshiek Co, IA, farmer;
Ellen Y., 25, b. Poweshiek Co, IA;
Eddie F., 7, b. Poweshiek Co, IA;
Stella, 4, b. Poweshiek Co, IA;
Ned Fayer, 31, single, b. Iowa Co, IA, farmer.

1900 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp: Mike Fayer, Aug 1865, 34, married 13 yrs, b. IA, father b. Ireland, mother b. OH, farming; wife Ella, July 1869, 30, married 13 yrs, 2 children, 2 living, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. VA; son Eddie, Aug 1887, 12, b. IA, parents b. IA; dau. Stella, Mar 1890, 10, b. IA, parents b. IA; brother Ned, Mar 1863, single, b. IA, father b. Ireland, mother b. OH, farming.

1905 IA STATE CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp: Michael Fayer, Ellen Fayer, Stella Fayer, Ned Fayer.

1910 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp: Michael Fayer, 44, 1st marriage, married 23 yrs, b. IA, father b. Ire-Irish, mother b. OH, farmer, own farm; wife Ella R., 40, 1st marriage, married 23 yrs, 3 children - 3 living, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. VA; dau. Stella, 20, single, b. IA, parents b. IA; dau. Bertha, 4, b. IA, parents b. IA; brother Edward Fayer, 47, single, b. IA, father b. Ire-Irish, mother b. OH, farm labor, home farm.

1915 IA STATE CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp, Montezuma P.O.: Michael Fayer, 49, married, farmer, owned farm, b. IA, father b. Ireland, mother b. OH; Rachel E. Fayer, 45, married, housewife, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. VA; Bertha Fayer, 9, b. IA, parents b. IA.

1920 IA CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp: Mike Fayer, 54, b. IA, father b. Ireland-Irish, mother b. OH, farming, farm; wife Ella, 50, b. IA, father b. OH, mother b. VA; dau. Bertha, 14, b. IA, parents b. IA; brother Ned, 56, b. IA, father b. Ireland-Irish, mother b. OH, farming, farm.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Poweshiek Co, Union Twp: Ned Fayer, 62, b. IA, father: Michael Fayer who was b. Ireland, mother: "Filie" Wickham who was b. OH and married IA, engaged in agriculture; head Michael Fayer, 59, b. IA, father: Michael Fayer who was b. IA, mother: "Filie" Wickham who was b. OH and married IA, engaged in agriculture; wife Rachel E. Fayer, 55, b. IA, father: Walice Young who was b. OH, mother Caroline Hill who was b. OH and married OH, engaged in personal service; dau. Bertha Fayer, 19, single, b. IA, father: Michael Fayer who was b. IA, mother: Rachel E. Young who was b. IA and married IA.

1930 IA CENSUS, Mahaska Co, Prairie Twp: Mike Fayer, 64. wd, b. IA, parents b. IA, retired. He was living with Harry & Grace Phillips.

OBIT, Montezuma (IA) Republican. Mar. 29, 1945 -
SERVICES HELD FRIDAY FOR MICHAEL FAYER - Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Steffy Funeral Home for Michael Fayer, who passed away early Monday evening. Rev. Merton D. Wyatt conducted the services, and Mrs. Burnell Haworth and Mrs. Kelley Davis sang "The Old Rugged Cross", and "God Will Take Care of You". Burial was in the local cemetery.
Pallbearers were Berton Stanford, Alfred Tish, Roy Pugh, Lee Littrel, Fred Davis, and Jacob Van Hoever.
Obituary.
Michael Fayer, son of Micah el and Melia Fayer, was born August 3, 1865, and passed away March 19, 1945, at the age of 79 years, 7 months and 16 days.
He married December 1, 1886 to Rachel Ella Young and to this union were born a son, Ed Fayer, and two daughters, Mrs. Estella James of Montezuma, and Mrs. Bertha Allan of New Sharon.
He was preceded in death by his wife in 1928, and also two brothers, John and Edward, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Coburn.
Mr. Fayer moved to a farm west of Montezuma with his parents when he was ten years of age and on this same farm he spent the rest of his life of almost 70 years. He continued to live alone in the old home after the death of his wife in 1928.
He is survived by one son and two daughters, and a host of friends and relatives.


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Michael married Rachel Ella YOUNG, daughter of Walling/Wallen/Watling YOUNG and Caroline HILL, on 1 Dec 1886 in Montezuma, Poweshiek Co, IA.1 2 (Rachel Ella YOUNG was born in Jul 1869 in Poweshiek Co, IA,2 4 died on 7 Aug 1928 in probably Poweshiek Co, IA 1 5 and was buried in 1928 in Jackson Twp Cem, Montezuma, Poweshiek Co, IA 6.)


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Sources


1 Obituary of Michael Fayer II.

2 IA, Marriages, 1809-1992.

3 Poweshiek Co, IA Heritage (1991).

4 1900 IA Census.

5 IA, Deaths & Burials, 1850-1990.

6 Grave Stone Records of Poweshiek Co, IA.


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