Otis Fairbanks

M, #6503, b. 26 Dec 1814, d. 28 Dec 1880
     Otis Fairbanks was born on 26 Dec 1814 in Canaan, Somerset Co., ME.1 He was the son of Benjamin Fairbanks and Ruth Rhines.

Otis Fairbanks married Mary Jane Smith on 26 Dec 1844 in FL.2 Otis Fairbanks was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Leon Co., FL, with others in the household: Mary Jane Smith and Henry Harrison Fairbanks.3

Otis Fairbanks was awarded land, as follows: bounty land in Jackson Co., FL, for his service in Captain Byrd and Other's Companies, Florida Militia, Four Services, Florida War.4 On 2 Apr 1855 Otis Fairbanks purchased land in Bay Co., FL, from Martha J. Rawls, widow of Joseph Rawls (80.11 acres) and from Henry Mills (40.05 acres.)5 On 16 Jun 1856 Otis Fairbanks purchased land in Leon Co., FL, consisting of 40.12 acres.6

On 15 Jan 1859 , Otis was finally paid $596.64 due him for labor and money expended in setting out stone steps for the Capitol in 1852.7 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Leon Co., FL, with others in the household: Mary Jane Smith and Henry Harrison Fairbanks.8

Otis Fairbanks was living in Leon Co., FL, between 1867 and 1868, where he was on the list of voters.9 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Leon Co., FL, with others in the household: Mary Jane Smith.10 Otis Fairbanks was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Leon Co., FL.11

Otis Fairbanks died on 28 Dec 1880 in FL at age 66.2

Child of Otis Fairbanks and Mary Jane Smith

Citations

  1. [S778] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897 (Boston: Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks (American Printint and Engraving Co.), 1897), p. 198 and 392. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America.
  2. [S778] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, p. 392.
  3. [S414] US1850.
  4. [S991] Bureau of Land Management, "Search Documents" (Springfield, VA: Bureau of Land Management, 2014), T5N, R7W, Section 7, SW 1/4 (21864). Hereinafter cited as BLM: GLO.
  5. [S991] BLM: GLO, T1S, R13W, Section 15, N1/2SW1/4 (56215)
    T1S, R13W, Section 15, SW1/4 NW1/4 (98078).
  6. [S991] BLM: GLO, T1S, R1W, Section 9, SE1/4SE1/4 (12778).
  7. [S1783] Sessions Laws, The Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Florida, passed at its ninth session (Tallahassee: Office of the Floridian and Journal, Jones & Dyke, 1859), pp. 136-7. Hereinafter cited as Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of Florida.
  8. [S402] US1860.
  9. [S1782] "Voter Registration Rolls, 1867-68," Images, State Library and Archives of Florida (https://www.floridamemory.com/collections/election1867/ : accessed 1 Jan 2016), Oath in Book B, Page 277.
  10. [S497] US1870.
  11. [S496] US1880.

Mary Jane Smith

F, #6504, b. circa 1822, d. 26 Jun 1877
     Mary Jane Smith was born circa 1822 in GA.1

Mary Jane Smith married Otis Fairbanks, son of Benjamin Fairbanks and Ruth Rhines, on 26 Dec 1844 in FL.2 Mary Jane Smith was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Leon Co., FL, in the household of Otis Fairbanks.1 Mary Jane Smith was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Leon Co., FL, in the household of Otis Fairbanks.3 Mary Jane Smith was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Leon Co., FL, in the household of Otis Fairbanks.4

Mary Jane Smith died on 26 Jun 1877.2

Child of Mary Jane Smith and Otis Fairbanks

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850.
  2. [S778] Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America, 1633-1897 (Boston: Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks (American Printint and Engraving Co.), 1897), p. 392. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Fairbanks Family in America.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S497] US1870.

Leah M. Gruber

F, #6505, b. circa 1842
     Leah M. Gruber was born circa 1842 in FL.1

Leah M. Gruber married John Grimes on 29 Mar 1860 in Leon Co., FL.2

Leah M. Gruber married David Duncan Redd, son of David B. Redd and Epsiby <...>, on 1 Jan 1868 in Leon Co., FL.3 Leah M. Gruber was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Sopchoppy, Wakulla Co., FL, in the household of David Duncan Redd.1

Child of Leah M. Gruber and David Duncan Redd

Citations

  1. [S497] US1870.
  2. [S335] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Leon Co., FL (Leon County Clerk of Courts, Tallahassee), Book A, page 12.
  3. [S335] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Leon Co., FL, Book A, page 53.
  4. [S1102] Death Registration from Florida death records created by Florida Department of Health and Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, Florida, Family History-Beta. Hereinafter cited as Florida Deaths, 1877-1939.

John Grimes

M, #6506
     John Grimes married Leah M. Gruber on 29 Mar 1860 in Leon Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S335] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Leon Co., FL (Leon County Clerk of Courts, Tallahassee), Book A, page 12.

Lenoir McDowell

F, #6507, b. 21 Jan 1890, d. 23 Oct 1941
     Lenoir McDowell was born on 21 Jan 1890 in FL.1,2 She was the daughter of William L. McDowell and Nellie J. Farr. Lenoir McDowell was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Arcadia, DeSoto Co., FL, in the household of William L. McDowell.2

Lenoir McDowell died on 23 Oct 1941 at age 51.1

Citations

  1. [S201] Cemetery Marker in Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando, Orange Co., FL (It is situated between Gore St to the south, SR-408 expressway to the north, S. Mills to the west and Bumby Ave to the east. The entrance is on Greenwood St. off of S. Mills Ave. (GPS 28 32.06400, 81 21.4500)).
  2. [S555] US1900.

Archibald McDowell

M, #6508, b. circa Jan 1888
     Archibald McDowell was born circa Jan 1888 in FL.1 He was the son of William L. McDowell and Nellie J. Farr. Archibald McDowell was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Arcadia, DeSoto Co., FL, in the household of William L. McDowell.1

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.

Archibald L. Farr

M, #6509, b. 31 Oct 1836, d. 28 Nov 1886
     Archibald L. Farr was born on 31 Oct 1836 in Albion, Orleans Co., NY.1,2

Archibald L. Farr married Jane H. Strong, daughter of Myron Strong and Jane Hopkins, on 29 Oct 1856 in NY.1 Archibald L. Farr was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in York, Livingston Co., NY, with others in the household: Jane H. Strong.3 Archibald L. Farr was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Champaign, Champaign, IL, with others in the household: Jane H. Strong and Nellie J. Farr.2 Archibald L. Farr was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL, with others in the household: Jane H. Strong and Nellie J. Farr.4

Archibald L. Farr left a will dated 30 Apr 1886 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL. Heir and Executor: Jane H. Strong, his wife. Witnesses: Luther B. Long, his son-in-law.5

Archibald L. Farr died on 28 Nov 1886 in Orange Co., FL, at age 50.6 His estate was probated on 29 Dec 1886 in Orange Co., FL.7

Child of Archibald L. Farr and Jane H. Strong

Citations

  1. [S1796] Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton,
    Massachusetts
    , Vol. 2 (Massachusetts: J. Munsell, 1871), p. 911. Hereinafter cited as The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong.
  2. [S497] US1870.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S498] FL1885.
  5. [S1794] Archibald L. Farr will (30 Apr 1886), Will of Archibald L. Farr: Probate Packets, File No. 244-260, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as Will of Archibald L. Farr.
  6. [S1777] "Florida, Wills and Probate Records, 1810-1974," Images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 27 Dec 2015), Citing Florida County, District and Probate Courts, Probate Packets, File No· 244-260.
  7. [S1777] "Florida, Wills and Probate Records, 1810-1974," Images, Ancestry.com, Probate Packets, File No. 244-260.

Jane H. Strong

F, #6510, b. 10 Jun 1831, d. 7 Aug 1907
     Jane H. Strong was born on 10 Jun 1831 in NY.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Myron Strong and Jane Hopkins. Jane H. Strong was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Rochester, Monroe Co., NY, in the household of Myron Strong.4

Jane H. Strong married Archibald L. Farr on 29 Oct 1856 in NY.5 Jane H. Strong was enumerated in the census of 1860 in York, Livingston Co., NY, in the household of Archibald L. Farr.6 Jane H. Strong was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Champaign, Champaign, IL, in the household of Archibald L. Farr.3 Jane H. Strong was enumerated in the census of 1885 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL, in the household of Archibald L. Farr.7

In the will of Archibald L. Farr, dated 30 Apr 1886 in Orlando, Orange Co., FL, Jane H. Strong, his wife, was named as an heir, and executor of the estate.8 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in DeLand, Volusia Co., FL, with others in the household: Jennette H. Strong (her twin sister.)9 On 7 Jun 1907 was quite ill while visiting her daughter, Nellie, in Tampa. Jane and her sister, Jennette, prepared to return to their home in DeLand, accompanied by Nellie, and Nellie's daughter, Lenoir.10

Jane H. Strong died on 7 Aug 1907 in FL at age 76.1,2 She was buried on 8 Aug 1907 in Oakdale Cemetery, DeLand, Volusia Co., FL.1,2

Child of Jane H. Strong and Archibald L. Farr

Citations

  1. [S1102] Death Registration from Florida death records created by Florida Department of Health and Vital Statistics in Jacksonville, Florida, Family History-Beta. Hereinafter cited as Florida Deaths, 1877-1939.
  2. [S1792] Cemetery Marker in Oakdale Cemetery, DeLand, Volusia Co., FL (W Plymouth Ave at Adelle Ave (29.04140 -81.31030)).
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S414] US1850.
  5. [S1796] Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton,
    Massachusetts
    , Vol. 2 (Massachusetts: J. Munsell, 1871), p. 911. Hereinafter cited as The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong.
  6. [S402] US1860.
  7. [S498] FL1885.
  8. [S1794] Archibald L. Farr will (30 Apr 1886), Will of Archibald L. Farr: Probate Packets, File No. 244-260, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as Will of Archibald L. Farr.
  9. [S555] US1900.
  10. [S1793] Tampa Tribune, Tampa, Hillsborough Co., FL, page 8. Hereinafter cited as Tampa Tribune.

Myron Strong

M, #6511, b. 13 Jul 1800
     Myron Strong was born on 13 Jul 1800 in Scipio, Cayuga Co., NY.1

Myron Strong married Jane Hopkins on 4 Jan 1827 in Rochester, Monroe Co., NY.1 Myron Strong was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1850 in Rochester, Monroe Co., NY, with others in the household: Jane Hopkins, Jane H. Strong and Jennette H. Strong.2

Children of Myron Strong and Jane Hopkins

Citations

  1. [S1795] Early Rochester Family Records, Rochester Post-Express, Rochester, NY. Hereinafter cited as Rochester Post-Express.
  2. [S414] US1850.

Jane Hopkins

F, #6512, b. 13 Jun 1804
     Jane Hopkins was born on 13 Jun 1804 in Goshen, Litchfield Co., CN.1

Jane Hopkins married Myron Strong on 4 Jan 1827 in Rochester, Monroe Co., NY.2 Jane Hopkins was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Rochester, Monroe Co., NY, in the household of Myron Strong.3

Children of Jane Hopkins and Myron Strong

Citations

  1. [S1796] Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton,
    Massachusetts
    , Vol. 2 (Massachusetts: J. Munsell, 1871), p. 911. Hereinafter cited as The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong.
  2. [S1795] Early Rochester Family Records, Rochester Post-Express, Rochester, NY. Hereinafter cited as Rochester Post-Express.
  3. [S414] US1850.