Absalom T. Fair & Louisa Rogers

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Family Group Report

Husband

Absalom Titus Fair

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 3 May 1843 Glen Easton, Marshall, West Virginia  (birth-date/place from death-certificate)
Marriage 22 May 1862 Wetzel, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 7, 38th line ]
Death 6 Nov 1938 New Martinsville, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Williams Cemetery, New Martinsville, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father Conrad Fair  (1806-1890)
his Mother Rebecca Kerns  (1815-1843)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Bronchial Pneumonia  (age 95y-6m-3d)
Wife

Louisa Rogers

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 6 Aug 1843 England  (birth-date/place from death-certificate)
Death 13 Dec 1921 New Martinsville, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Williams Cemetery, New Martinsville, Wetzel, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father William Rogers, born in England  (1815-1892)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Mother Lydia Brunhill, born in England  1819-1889)  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Diabetic Gangrene  (age 78y-4m-7d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Josephus Fair b 15 Nov 1863 Wetzel, WV  (birth-date/place from death-cert)  
m 30 Dec 1882 (m1) Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license ] Rowena Hall
m 21 Apr 1894 (m2) Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 49 ] Arminta Belle Bland [ dc ]
d 26 Nov 1947 Reader, Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Limestone Meth.
2 M William Fair b 15 Mar 1867* Wetzel, WV  (birth-date/place from death-cert) [ sp. d.c. 1872-1957 ]
m 7 Jun 1893 Wetzel, WV  [ marriage-license page 359 ] Nancy C. Leap
d 6 Jul 1929 Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Williams Cemetery
3 M Conrad O. Fair b 17 Aug 1870 Wetzel, WV  (birth-date/place from death-cert)  
d 28 Jun 1943 Wetzel, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Northview Cem.
4 M Friend Fair b 20 Jul 1873 Wetzel, WV  (full birth-date on tombstone)  
d 23 Jan 1957 Weston, Lewis, WV  [ death-certificate ] bur: Northview Cem.
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Notes about Children: according to the 1900 & 1910 census years, Louisa gave birth to 5 children with 4 living by 1900.
2) William - birthdate difference: birth-register 14 Mar 1867; death-certificate and tombstone 15 Mar 1867

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Absalom Titus Fair Spouse: Louisa Rogers
Date / Place of Birth: 1843 / Marshall, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1843 / England
Date / Place of Death: 1938 / Wetzel, WV Date / Place of Death: 1921 / Wetzel, WV
Marriage Date / Place: 1862 / Wetzel, WV
1850 ST Va COUNTY: Marshall Twp The 33rd District Pg# Stp 263
7-year-old Absalom T. Faire is with his parents, Conrad Faire (age 43, Farmer, $800, Md). Other household members: Elizabeth (20), Eliza A. (15), Susan (14), John S. (11), Matthias W. (9), and Rebecca (1).
1860 ST   COUNTY:   Twp   Pg#  
(haven't yet found Absalom Fair in the 1860 census).
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Wetzel Twp Post-Office: Proctor Pg# no.117
16-year-old Louisa Rodgers (born in Eng.) is with her parents, William Rodgers (age 45, Farmer, Eng.) & Lydia (age 42, England).
Siblings: George (17), & Eliza A. (13), both born in Eng. & another household member: Andrew Gausney (25, Farm Laborer, Va)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel Twp Proctor Township Pg# no. 37
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Fair, Absolom 28 Va Farmer; Real-Estate value $500; Personal-Estate value $250
", Louisa 28 Eng Keeping house; both parents foreign born
", Josephus 6 WV  
", William 3 WV  
Lines 30-33; Enum-Dwelling #273; Enum-Family #273
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:104; Proctor District Pg# No. 36
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Fair, Absalom 37 Va Md-Md; married; Farmer
", Louisie (wife) 36 Eng Eng-Eng; married; Keeping House
", Josephus (son) 16 WV Va-Eng; Farm-Labor; attended school during the year
", William (son) 13 WV Va-Eng; attended school during the year
", Conrad (son) 9 WV Va-Eng; attended school during the year
", Friend (son) 6 WV Va-Eng; attended school during the year
Lines 20-25; Enum-Dwelling #302; Enum-Family #316
1900 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Pg#  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Fair, Absolem (head) 57 Va Pa-Pa; born May 1843, married-39-years; Farmer
", Louisa (wife) 56 Eng Eng-Eng; born Aug 1843; married-39-years; 5-children-born / 4-children-living
", Conrad (son) 29 WV Va-Eng; born Aug 1870; single; Laborer, Farm
", Friend (son) 26 WV Va-Eng; born July 1873; single; Laborer in Oil Field
", Roy (gr-son) 10 WV WV-WV; born Apr 1890; attended school 5 months during the year
", Louisa (gr-dau) 16 WV WV-WV; born Aug 1883; attended school 3 months during the year
", Pearl (gr-dau) 15 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1885; attended school 3 months during the year
Lines 41-47; Enum-Dwelling #51; Enum-Family #51; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 42
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:157; New Martinsville; Magnolia District Pg# Sheet 19B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Fair, A. T. (head) 66 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-47-years; Commissioner, County; W.
", Louisa (wife) 66 End Eng-Eng; 1st-marriage; married-47-years; 5-children-born / 4-children-living
", Conrad 39 WV WV-Eng; single; none
Lines 74-75; Enum-Dwelling #417; Enum-Family #436; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1920 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Pg#  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
       
       
(haven't found Absalom in the 1920 census, he is not listed with his wife)
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:148; Magnolia District Pg# Sheet 10B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Fair, Louisa (head) 76 Eng Eng-Eng; married; immi-1850 / Na; none
", Conrod (son) 45 WV PA-WV; single; Farmer, Retired
", Vera (gr-dau) 23 WV WV-WV; single; Operator Tel., Office; W.
208 North Street; Lines 63-65; Enum-Dwelling #227; Enum-Family #250; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Wetzel ED ED:52-14; New Martinsville; Magnolia District Pg# Sheet 6A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Fair, Absalom T. (head) 86 WV PA-PA; widower; none
", Conrad O. (son) 59 WV WV-Eng; single; none
208 North Street; Lines 49-50; Enum-Dwelling #123; Enum-Family #133; Owns-home, value $3,700

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