Jonathan Fairbanks


Jonathan Fairbanks

Jonathan Fairbanks (1594 – December 5, 1668 [ [http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=glencoe&id=I14153 The Ancestry of Overmire Tifft Richardson Bradford Reed] ] ) was born in Heptonstall, Halifax, Yorkshire, England. He first built the Fairbanks House in Dedham, Massachusetts which is today the oldest house in North America. He had "long stood off from the church upon some scruples about public profession of faith and the covenant, yet after divers loving conferences..., he made such a declaration of his faith and conversion to God and profession of subjection to the ordinances of Christ in the church that he was readily and gladly received by the whole church."cite book | title=A New England Town| last=Lockridge| first=Kenneth| date=1985| pages=31| publisher=WW Norton & Company| location=New York| isbn=0-393-95459-5]

As was common at the time Jonathan used several spellings of his surname: Fairbanke, Fairebanke, Fayerbanke, and on his will Fairbanck. ["Nathaniel Kellogg Fairbank, his antecedents and descendents", a monograph by Helen de Freitas ] His sons and grandsons began spelling the name Fairbank or Fairbanks.

He is an ancestor of Presidents George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush [Lineage as follows: [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P171 Jonathan] (b. 1595) to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P358 Jonathan] (b. 1628) to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d153.htm#P442 Jeremiah] (b. 1674) to his daughter [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d153.htm#P442 Mary] who married Richard Bush and together had Timothy Bush (b. 1728). The lineage continues with Timothy's son Timothy Bush, Jr. (b. 1761) to his son Obadiah Newcomb Bush(b. 1791) to his son James Smith Bush (b. 1825) to his son Samuel P. Bush (b. 1863) to his son Senator Prescott Bush to his son President George H. W. Bush who is George W. Bush's father.] . Other political descendants include William Howard Taft [Lineage as follows: [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P171 Jonathan] (b. 1595) to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d140.htm#P174 George] (b. 1619) to his daughter [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d169.htm#P396 Mary] who married Joseph Daniels and together they had a son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d61.htm#P413 Eleazer] (b. 1681). It continues through his son [http://www.uia.net/~lsforeman/sanprom.htm David] to his daughter Cloe who married Seth Davenport and together had a child Anna. Anna married William Torrey whose son Samuel had a daughter Louisa. Louisa married Alphonso Taft and together they had President William Howard Taft.] , Vice President Charles W. Fairbanks [Lineage as follows: [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P171 Jonathan] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P173 Jonas] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d151.htm#P456 Jabez] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d94.htm#P129 Joshua] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d97.htm#P137 Luther] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d97.htm#P2298 Luther] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d164.htm#P5514 Loriston Monroe] who was the father of Vice President [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d122.htm#P10273 Charles Warren Fairbanks] .] and the father and son Governors of Vermont Erastus Fairbanks and Horace Fairbanks [Lineage as follows: [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P171 Jonathan] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d155.htm#P355 John] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d158.htm#P391 Joseph] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d158.htm#P490 Joseph] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d128.htm#P936 Ebenezer] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d158.htm#P1543 Joseph] to his son Governor [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d135.htm#P3377 Erastus Fairbanks] to his son Governor [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d149.htm#P7466 Horace Fairbanks] .] . He was also an ancestor of Emily Dickinson [Lineage as follows: [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P171 Jonathan] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d140.htm#P174 George] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d131.htm#P399 Eliesur] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d130.htm#P575 Eliesur] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d130.htm#P926 Eleazer] to his daughter [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d184.htm#P1529 Sarah] who married Jude Fay to their daughter Betsey who married Joel Norcross to their daughter Emily who married Edward Dickinson and their child was Emily Dickinson.] and Margaret Mead [Lineage as follows: [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P171 Jonathan] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d140.htm#P174 George] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d131.htm#P399 Eliesur] to his daughter Martha who married Ebenezer Leland, and together they had a child Caleb whose daughter Hannah married John Ware. Their son Orlando had a daughter Emily who married James Pecker Fogg, who had a son James Leland Fogg. He married Elizabeth Bogart Lockwood and they had a daughter Emily Fogg who married Edward Sherwood Mead. Together their child was Margaret Mead.] . He is also the ancestor of singer/actress, Nola Fairbanks [Lineage as follows: [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P171 Jonathan] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P173 Jonas] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d151.htm#P456 Jabez] to his son [http://www.gencircles.com/users/poppete/13/data/47456 Joseph] to his son [http://www.gencircles.com/users/poppete/13/data/46209 Joseph] to his son [http://www.gencircles.com/users/poppete/13/data/44909 Joseph VII] to his son [http://www.websitetherapy.com/larkin/shoshone/pafg01.htm David] to his son [http://www.websitetherapy.com/larkin/shoshone/pafg02.htm#14 Ralph Jacobus] to his daughter [http://www.websitetherapy.com/larkin/shoshone/pafg03.htm#10 Zella Vonola] who married Alexander Revard Modine, who had a daughter Nola Josephine Modine who is also known as Nola Fairbanks.] , actor Matthew Modine [Lineage as follows: [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P171 Jonathan] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P173 Jonas] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d151.htm#P456 Jabez] to his son [http://www.gencircles.com/users/poppete/13/data/47456 Joseph] to his son [http://www.gencircles.com/users/poppete/13/data/46209 Joseph] to his son [http://www.gencircles.com/users/poppete/13/data/44909 Joseph VII] to his son [http://www.websitetherapy.com/larkin/shoshone/pafg01.htm David] to his son [http://www.websitetherapy.com/larkin/shoshone/pafg02.htm#14 Ralph Jacobus] to his daughter [http://www.websitetherapy.com/larkin/shoshone/pafg03.htm#10 Zella Vonola] who married Alexander Revard Modine, who had a son, Mark Alexander who had a son who is Matthew Modine.] and American pioneer, prospector and entrepreneur, Ralph Jacobus Fairbanks [Lineage as follows: [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P171 Jonathan] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P173 Jonas] to his son [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d151.htm#P456 Jabez] to his son [http://www.gencircles.com/users/poppete/13/data/47456 Joseph] to his son [http://www.gencircles.com/users/poppete/13/data/46209 Joseph] to his son [http://www.gencircles.com/users/poppete/13/data/44909 Joseph VII] to his son [http://www.websitetherapy.com/larkin/shoshone/pafg01.htm David] to his son Ralph Jacobus Fairbanks.]

External links

* [http://www.familyorigins.com/users/k/e/e/Louis-J-Keester/FAMO1-0001/d157.htm#P171 Will Of Jonathan Fairbanks, 1668]
* [http://books.google.com/books?id=rbJ3WLoOEo0C The Fairbanks Family in America by Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks, 1897]

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