The Fay Family: Auburn Directory

Fay Lines in Aurelius and Auburn The beginnings: the stories of Ephraim Brigham, Hilem Bennett and Edmund Bowen
Three Fay Lines: OverviewThe ancestry and descendants of each of these three Fays, in outline format
Brigham FayThe continuation of Brigham's story, census records 1800-1840 for Reed. Joanna Reed.
Eliza Fay and the Skadan ConnectionBrigham's sister, her husband, Robert Skadan, and their descendants
James W. FayThe older son of Brigham, married to Elizabeth Cottle.
Edwin Reed FayYounger son of Brigham, the founder of the family's wealth and social position. A man of many talents. Jane Maria Van Vechten.
Fred Hollister FayThe younger son of Edwin. The best thing he ever did was to marry Flora Ward.
Harold Van Vechten FaySon of Fred and Flora. A man of much education, war correspondent, much in the political scene.
Moscow NowadaysArticle in the Atlantic Monthly written by Harold Van Vechten Fay in 1921.
Fay Burials in Fort Hill CemeterySource of much information on dates and relationships.
Related Burials in Fort HillJames C. Reed; Van Vechten group.
Auburn Cousins: Ward, Reed,
Van Vechten
Flora Ward, Joanna Reed, Jane Van Vechten: strong women. Their ancestors.
Auburn Cousins: RikerTogether with the Canfields, married into the Fay line.
Auburn Cousins: CanfieldTogether with the Rikers, married into the Fay line.
Harold Van Vechten Fay's scrapbookPhotographs between about 1900 and about 1904.
Photographs of the family of
Edwin Reed Fay
Beginning in 1849 with a photo of David Ward at 27, continuing down.
The Mausoleum:
Stained Glass Window
Rescued from vandalism and donated to the Cayuga Museum.
Dudly Ward Fay's MemoirsReminiscences of family, friends, life.
David Ward: AutobiographyFull of insight, anecdotes, historical glimpses, family biographies, personal ethics.
Dudley Ward Fay:
David Ward's House
Dudley was David's grandson.
Harold Van Vechten Fay:
Witness to Japan's April 1920 Offensive in the Russian Far East
Written by Jamie Bisher, this scholarly treatment is of interest to the Fay and Ward families, and to historians of military history.
Reunion of the Association of
Descendants of Andrew Ward
1908. Full of information about Andrew, his family, and the early settlers of that area of Connecticut.
Edwin Ruthven Fay
and his Descendants
The story of Emily Louisa Bostwick Fay
Peter Ward Fay (1924 - 2004)Obituary
Auburn PrisonA short discussion of the Prison and three Fay prisoners