|. Ebenezer Fairchild, c1730 - 1805, s/o Caleb Fairchild
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
135 Ebenezer Fairchild,4 13 (Caleb,3,Zachariah,2,Thomas,1)
. b ca 1730 Stratford, Fairfield Co, Conn; d 16 Feb 1805 Howard's Creek, Watauga Co, NC.
. m(1) 17 Aug 1750 Morristown, Morris Co, NJ to Salome Goble, b 13 Apr 1730 Morristown, NJ, d/o Robert and Mary Goble.
. m(2) Mary (?Goble).
. 1787 Wilkes Co, NC tax list, 150 acres.
. 1790 Wilkes Co census, p 151, Eben Fairchild, 1-2-4.
. 1800 Ashe Co, NC census, Morgan, p 78, Abineser Farchilds, 00001-00001.
. 1806 Wilkes Co, NC, Ebenezer Fairchild's estate settled. His will, dated 1 Nov 1790, names wife Mary, youngest son Cyrus,
. second son Abijah, oldest son Abiud, and dau's Salome, Abigil, and Meheteble. See will quoted below in Ref 1.
. 1810 census, Mary not located.
. 1. Sarah Fairchild, b ca 1749-51, d 2 Feb 1772 Rowan Co, NC (or Nov 1775), m 5 Dec 1769 Rowan Co, NC to Ebenezer
. Frost, b 23 Nov 1746 Morristown, Morris Co, NJ, d 7 Jan 1824 Rowan Co, s/o William Frost.
. 2. Salome Fairchild, b ca 1752.
. 3. Abigail Fairchild, b ca 1752-53, d Dec 1799 Wilkes Co, m 3 Feb 1779 Wilkes Co to James Jackson, d 1826 Ashe Co, NC.
. 4. Mehitable Fairchild, b ca 1754.
. 5. Mary Anne Fairchild, b ca 1773 (? or ca 1755), d 1843 Scott, Ky, m Jonas Wiggins, b ca 1764, d 23 Jul 1832 Muhlenberg
. Co, Ky, s/o Absalom Wiggins and Katherine Fairchild.
1351 6. Abiud Fairchild, b 20 Oct 1762 Westmoreland Co, Va, m(1) Rebecca Jackson, m(2) Abigail Arms.
. Moved to Floyd Co, Ky.
1352 7. Abijah Fairchild, b 2 Oct 1763 NJ, m(1) Sarah ____, m(2) Violet Gullett.
1353 8. Cyrus Fairchild, b 26 Apr 1767 Sussex Co, NJ, m Susannah Bradley.
. Ref: 1. Will of Ebenezer Fairchild posted on www.genforum.com on 19 Jul 2003 by Ann Whalen, courtesy of Jean Fairchild
. Gilmore, sent to her by Elva Kluener:
. Will of Ebenezer Fairchild, Dated 1 Nov 1790 - never signed - estate settled in 1806
. In the name of God amen. I Ebenezer Fairchild, being in health and sound in mind and memory, thanks be to God for it,
. therefore calling to mind the mortality of my body knowing that it is appointed once to die make and appoint this my
. Last Will and testament that is peaceably and first of all I give my Soul to God that gave it and my body to the earth to
. be decently buried at the discretion of my executors nothing doubting but I shall receive the same again at the Ressur-
. rection by the mighty power of God - and as concerning __________ worldy goods as it hath pleased God to endow me
. with dispose of in the manner as followeth. That I give and bequeath to my youngest son Cyrus all my land on Lewes-
. fork and one hundred acres on Howards Creek on the north side of New River and one mear. Furthermore I give and
. bequeath to my second son Abilah five pounds to be paid out of the estate by my executors -- furthermore I give and
. bequeath to my oldest son Abiud five pounds to be paid out of the estate to him by the executors, furthermore I give
. and bequeath to my daughter Salome five pounds to be paid her out of the estate by my executors - -futhermore I give
. and bequeath to my daughter Abigil five pounds to be given her out of the estate by my executors -- -- futhermore I give
. and bequeath to my daughter Meheteble one bed and furniture there unto belonging and two cows together with her
. __________ futher I give and bequeath to my wife Mary all the remainder of my movabel estate, my debts being first
. paid out - - that is to say horsses cattel hogs farming utenshels household goods as with the use of the land at Lewes-
. fork during any widdow. Afterwards the horsses and cattel hogs sheep to by Cyruses if yet alive. The rest of the move-
. abels to be divided among the girls and furthermore I constitute and appoint my wife Mary and son Cyrus sole execu-
. tors of this my last Will and Testament renouncing, publishing and desclaiming all other executor wills or testaments
. conforming establishing this and No other as my Last Will and Testament pronouncing publishing and decleared by the
. fair Ebenezer Fairchild of Wilks County in North Carolina of his Last Will and Testament this twenty first of Novem-
. ber in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety in testimony whereof I have set my hand and seal
. the day and year above written.
. 2. Mary Lou Fairchild's notes (1980's).