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Children of John Fairbanks:
1. Jonathan Fairbanks died between 1 Jun 1668 and 26 Jan 1669. He married Grace Unknown.
Note: George Fairbanks died after 28 May 1650, when he wrote his will. [Ref]
He was a clothier in Somerby, Halifax, Yorkshire. [Ref] In his will he mentions John Hargraves of Hingham; "Michael Fairbanks my brother", "my brother Deanes children which he had by my sister", "my brother John Oxenhoppe", Ellis Rutter and his wife, "my brother Jeremiah's wife and children", "children of Henry Blackley he had by my sister Abigail", Jonathan Fairbanks, Susan Chadwick, George Fairbanks son of George Fairbanks, Abraham Platts, Nathan Bates, Henry Stahope, Nathan Hobroyd, Sarah Chadwick daughter of Susan Chadwick, Nicholas Cunliffe, Grace Riluer, Nathan son of Michael Carter, Sarah Platts, James Sharp, James Casson, Mary wife of James Platts, Sarah daughter of James Platts, John Bawden and his wife, Mary Earnshawe and her three children, Michael Earnshaw, "loving cousin Jonathan Fairbanks in New England." [Ref] How is he related?
JONATHAN FAIRBANKS (d. 1668/9) of Dedham
Parents: John Fairbanks
Jonathan Fairbanks died between 1 Jun 1668 and 26 Jan 1669. He married Grace Unknown.
Jonathan Fairbanks, Sr. of Dedham made his will on 1 Jun 1668; it was deposed on 26 Jan 1669. He mentions his wife Grace; his oldest son John; his second son George; his third son Jonas; his youngest son Jonathan; his daughter Mary, the wife of Christopher Smith; his son-in-law Ralph Day, the husband of his deceased daughter Susan. [Ref]
See a photo of his house which still stands and is believed to be the oldest woodframe house in the United States
Children of Jonathan and Grace:
MARY FAIRBANKS (d. aft 1654)
Parents: Jonathan Fairbanks and Grace Unknown
Mary Fairbanks married first Michael Metcalf on 2 Mar 1644. [Ref] She married second Christopher Smith.
She was granted administration on her husband's estate on 26 Apr 1654. [Ref]
A John Fairbanks is on the 15 May 1690 Dedham list of freemen. [Ref]
Dean, John, trans., "Medfield's Contribution to Harvard College," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 10, 1856, 49 - 50.
Fairbanks, Lorenzo Sayles, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America: 1633-1897, Boston, Printed for the author by the American Print. and Engraving Co., 1897.
Nourse, Henry S., The Birth, Marriage, and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts: 1643-1850, Lancaster, unknown, 1890.
Trask, William, "Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record in the County of Suffolk, Mass.," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, various issues.
Whiting, Caroline, "Will of George Fairbanks of Yorkshire, England," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 7, 1853, 303.