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Thomas Fairchild, II

Birthplace: Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
Death: March 27, 1686 (41)
Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Fairchild and unknown Fairchild
Husband of Susanah Sara Fairchild and Sarah or Susan Fairchild
Father of Alexander Fairchild; Eunice Fairchild; Emma [2] Fairchild; Ruth Hickox; Sarah [1] Fairchild and 3 others
Brother of Lt. Samuel Fairchild; Sarah Preston; John Fairchild; Dinah Fairchild; Zachariah Fairchild, Sr. and 3 others
Half brother of Joseph Fairchild; Edward Fairchild; Priscilla Peet and John Fairchild

Label: Susannah Sarah Preston. He died on 27 March 1686, in Woodbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 41.
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About Thomas Fairchild, II

Thomas 2d son of Thomas Fairchild ist m Sarah UNKNOWN and removed to Woodbury and died Mar 27 1686/7. Children:

  1. Emma b Aug 30 1672
  2. Alexander
  3. Samuel

Children according to Orcutt's History of Stratfield: Emma b. Aug 30 1672, Alexander b. February 18, 1681and Samuel b. January 16, 1677.

Other sources:

Thomas Fairchild was born February 21, 1644 in Stratford, Conneticut, and died March 27, 1686 in Woodbury, Conneticut. He married Sarah Preston or Susan Preston or Sarah Unknown. Even reliable sources who give the name Sarah Preston don't connect her with William Preston and Mary Seabrook Preston.

Thomas was one of the first settlers of Woodbury. His lands were recorded in the Woodbury town records June of 1679. The inventory of Thomas is dated April 16, 1686. He left a widow and five children.


  1. Emma "Emm", b. August 30, 1672, Stratford, Connecticut.
  2. Sarah, b. Woodbury, Connecticut; d. young. Baptised on April 11, 1674, Woodbury, Connecticut
  3. Samuel, b. January 16, 1676, Woodbury, Connecticut.
  4. Ruth, b. January 15, 1678, Woodbury, Connecticut; d. May 28, 1727, Woodbury, Connecticut; m. Joseph Hickox on November 03, 1697, Woodbury, Connecticut.
  5. Alexander, b. February 1680, Woodbury, Conneticut.
  6. Sarah, baptised: February 04, 1682, Woodbury, Conneticut
  7. Katherine, b. Stratford, Conneticut.


A History of the Old Town of Stratford and the City Bridgeport., Volume 2 page 1198. By Samuel Orcutt, Fairfield County Historical Society, Bridgeport, Conn

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Thomas Fairchild, II's Timeline

February 21, 1645
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
August 30, 1672
Woodbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
August 30, 1672
Stratford, Fairfield, Conn.
August 30, 1672
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
April 11, 1674
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
January 16, 1677
Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
February 18, 1681
Woodbury, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
February 4, 1682
Woodbury, Litchfield, Conn
May 31, 1684
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA