Warren Herbert Fairbank

b. January 8, 1852
  • THIS LISTING HAS NOT YET BEEN AUDITED, AND MAY NOT BE ACCURATE; A.
  • Warren Herbert Fairbank was born on January 8, 1852 in Harvard, Massachusetts.2
  • He was the son of Andrew Fairbanks and Anne Augusta Houghton.1
  • Warren Herbert Fairbank lived on the old homestead, which had been for generations occupied by his ancestors.2
  • The census of 1855 shows:
    Warren Herbert Fairbank in the household of
    Artemas Fairbanks and
    Rachel Houghton
    living at Harvard, Massachusetts.3

  • The census of 1860 shows:
    Warren H. Fairbanks, 9, attending school; in the household of
    Andrew Fairbank, 36, a farmer with $4000 real estate and $1000 personal estate; and
    Ann A. Fairbanks, 29;
    living at Harvard, Massachusetts.4

  • In early life he had a desire for an education, which was not encouraged by his father who, having been successful as a farmer, wished his son to follow in his footsteps.2
  • The census of 1870 shows:
    Warren H. Fairbanks, 18, a farm laborer; in the household of
    Artemas Fairbanks, 82, a farmer with $2000 real estate and $2000 personal estate;, Also living there were Minnie French, 13, without occupation, attending school; and Emily Merriam, 41, keeping house;
    living at West Berlin P.O., Harvard, Massachusetts.5

  • He taught school three terms, and then entered the Mass. Institute of Technology, where he remained two years, intending to become a civil engineer. But his father urged him to remain at home and join him in the management of the farm. This he consented to do, and he prospered. The large and commodious mansion is jointly occupied by his own and his father's family.2
  • Warren Herbert Fairbank was educated at Winchenden Acadamy, Winchendon, Massachusetts, for one term2
  • and at Lancaster Academy, Lancaster, Massachusetts, for one term.2
  • Warren married Catherine Alice Houghton, daughter of Marcellus Houghton and Catherine Charlotte Fogg, on September 14, 1876. They were second cousins. Catherine was a resident of Concord.2
  • The census of 1880 shows:
    Warren H. Fairbank, a farmer; in the household of
    Andrew Fairbanks, a farmer; and
    Ann A. Fairbank
    living at Harvard, Massachusetts.6

  • Warren Herbert Fairbank was elected as Selectman for three years; Assessor seven years. He was a member of the School Committee fourteen years; trustee of the Public Library eleven years; trustee of the Warner Free Lecture Fund of ten thousand dollars; and trustee of the Bromfield Academy for ten years; chairman of the building Committee of the Public Library. He has peculiar gifts as a presiding officer, and has served for many years as Moderator of Town and other public meetings.2
  • Warren Herbert Fairbank was a man of good mental ability, and one of the most prominent citizens
    of the town.2
  • The census of 1900 shows: Warren H. Fairbank, 23, a farmer; and Katherine A. Fairbank, 23, mother of 3, of whom 2 were still living; listed with Alice A. Fairbank and Mildred E. Fairbank
    living at Harvard, Massachusetts.
    Also living there were Helen C. Farnsworth, 23, a boarder and school teacher; and Frank Flynn, 25, a servant, farm laborer from Ireland.7

  • Last Edited: 15 Sep 2009

Family: Catherine Alice Houghton b. May 3, 1856

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p. 642.
  2. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p. 792.
  3. "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ4D-2QS : 15 November 2014), Rachel Fairbank in household of Artemus Fairbank, Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 953,963.
  4. 1860 United States. Census Office. 8th census, Population schedules of the eighth census of the United States, 1860, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives. Central Plains Region, (1950, 1967) , Census Place: Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll M653_529; Page: 406; Image: 408.. (With few exceptions, names are listed exactly as they appear on the census.).
  5. 1870 United States. Census Office. 9th census, Population schedules of the ninth census of the United States, 1870, Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, (1962, 1968) , Census Place: Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll M593_653; Page: 140; Image: 281.. (With few exceptions, names are listed exactly as they appear on the census.).
  6. 1880 United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880 federal population census, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives and Records Service, ([19--]) , FHL Film 1254563; National Archives Film T9-0563; Page 244C.
  7. 1900 United States. Census Office. 12th census, 1900 population census schedules, Washington, District of Columbia: Bureau of the Census Micro-Film Laboratory, ([197-]) , Census Place: Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll T623_692; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 1636.
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Abigail Fairbanks1

b. April 17, 1703, d. November 6, 1730
  • Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , pp.54-5.
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Allen Sidney Fairbanks

b. September 27, 1883, d. December 31, 1966
  • Last Edited: 5 Sep 2009

Family: Nettie Marie Thomas b. July 25, 1891, d. October 20, 1988

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p. 792.
  2. Joseph Neil Fairbanks, RootsWeb.com Post-em Display from e-mail address to Steven G. Levine, 2002-07-29 22:54:05.
  3. 1930 United States. Bureau of the Census. 15th census, United States, 1930 federal census : population schedules ; NARA microfilm publication T626, Washington, District of Columbia: Bureau of the Census Micro-Film Laboratory, ([19--?]) , Census Place: Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll 963; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 199; Image: 690.0.
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Andrew Fairbanks1

b. August 13, 1823
  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2016

Family: Anne Augusta Houghton b. October 24, 1830, d. January 31, 1890

Citations

  1. 1870 United States. Census Office. 9th census, Population schedules of the ninth census of the United States, 1870, Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, (1962, 1968) , Census Place: Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll M593_653; Page: 140; Image: 281.. (With few exceptions, names are listed exactly as they appear on the census.).
  2. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p. 401.
  3. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p. 641.
  4. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p. 642.
  5. "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ4D-2QS : 15 November 2014), Rachel Fairbank in household of Artemus Fairbank, Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 953,963.
  6. 1860 United States. Census Office. 8th census, Population schedules of the eighth census of the United States, 1860, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives. Central Plains Region, (1950, 1967) , p. 415. ref to p 406. (With few exceptions, names are listed exactly as they appear on the census.).
  7. 1860 United States. Census Office. 8th census, Population schedules of the eighth census of the United States, 1860, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives. Central Plains Region, (1950, 1967) , Census Place: Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll M653_529; Page: 406; Image: 408.
  8. 1880 United States. Census Office. 10th census, 1880 federal population census, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives and Records Service, ([19--]) , FHL Film 1254563; National Archives Film T9-0563; Page 244C.
  9. Marshall L. McClanahan, John & Beatrix (Joselyn) Houghton of Lancaster, Massachusetts, Seal Beach, Calif.: (1973) , p. 147.
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Annette E. Fairbanks1

b. 1920 or 1921
  • Last Edited: 5 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. 1930 United States. Bureau of the Census. 15th census, United States, 1930 federal census : population schedules ; NARA microfilm publication T626, Washington, District of Columbia: Bureau of the Census Micro-Film Laboratory, ([19--?]) , Census Place: Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll 963; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 199; Image: 690.0.
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Artemas Fairbanks1

b. November 3, 1787, d. July 22, 1874
  • Last Edited: 1 Dec 2016

Family: Rachel Houghton b. September 23, 1793, d. April 23, 1870

Citations

  1. 1870 United States. Census Office. 9th census, Population schedules of the ninth census of the United States, 1870, Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, (1962, 1968) , Census Place: Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll M593_653; Page: 140; Image: 281.. (With few exceptions, names are listed exactly as they appear on the census.).
  2. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p. 401.
  3. "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ4D-2QS : 15 November 2014), Rachel Fairbank in household of Artemus Fairbank, Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 953,963.
  4. 1860 United States. Census Office. 8th census, Population schedules of the eighth census of the United States, 1860, Washington, District of Columbia: National Archives. Central Plains Region, (1950, 1967) , Census Place: Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll M653_529; Page: 406; Image: 408.. (With few exceptions, names are listed exactly as they appear on the census.).
  5. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p. 642.
  6. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p. 789.
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Benjamin Fairbanks1

b. May 23, 1722, d. 1756
  • Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , pp.54-5.
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David Fairbanks1

b. February 7, 1700/1
  • Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , pp.54-5.
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Deborah Fairbanks1

b. February 8, 1712/13
  • Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , pp.54-5.
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Elizabeth Fairbanks1

b. perhaps 1763
  • Last Edited: 13 Apr 2010

Citations

  1. Robert Safford Hale, Genealogy of descendants of Thomas Hale of Watton, England, and of Newbury, Mass., , at https://archive.org/stream/genealogyofdesce00hale . Albany, N.Y.: Weed, Parsons and Company, printers, (1889) , p. 228.
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Elizabeth Fairbanks1

b. April 4, 1707
  • Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , pp.54-5.
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Hannah Fairbanks1

b. April 28, 1710
  • Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , pp.54-5.
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Hannah Fairbanks1

b. January 10, 1740, d. June 28, 1824
  • Hannah Fairbanks was born on January 10, 1740,daughter of Benjamin and Abigail (Ellis) Fairbanks.1
  • Hannah married Rev. Roland Green, son of James Green and Deborah Browne, on August 26, 1761.1
  • Hannah died on June 28, 1824 at age 84.1
  • Last Edited: 16 Sep 2016

Family: Rev. Roland Green b. September 10, 1737, d. July 4, 1808

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p. 60.
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Jeremiah Fairbanks1

b. January 31, 1674/75, d. March 28, 1735
  • Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016

Family: Mary Penfield b. October 24, 1678

Citations

  1. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary or The first Settlers of New England showing Three Generations or Those who came Before May, 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, (1862) , vol. 3, p. 388.
  2. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , p.39.
  3. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , pp.54-5.
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Jeremiah Fairbanks1

b. January 8, 1717/18, d. August 28, 1735
  • Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , pp.54-5.
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Jerusha Fairbanks1

b. September 5, 1708
  • Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , pp.54-5.
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Jonathan Fairbanks1

b. March 29, 1714, d. January 8, 1733
  • Last Edited: 8 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks A.M., Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897, , at https://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C . Boston, MA: American Printing and Engraving Co., (1897) , pp.54-5.
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