Humphrys genealogy

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Proof that Rowland must be father of our John

This must be the same person. We call it as proven.

Rowland Fairchild,
born 1684.
He mar pre-1710 to Mary ----.
Lived Greatford, NE of Stamford, Lincolnshire.
In one week in April 1722, two of their children died, and one other was baptised.
Rowland was buried 28 Apr 1725, age 41 yrs.
Source is Lincolnshire Monumental Inscriptions record set, but seems to be burial record not grave inscription.
He was buried at St Thomas a Becket church, Greatford (see satellite view).
Rowland and Mary had issue:

  1. Rowland Fairchild,
    bapt 6 Aug 1710, Greatford,
    died as an infant, 2 Apr 1711, Greatford.

  2. Jasper Fairchild,
    bapt 23 Sept 1711, Greatford.

  3. Elizabeth Fairchild,
    bapt 24 Feb 1713, Greatford,
    died 10 Apr 1722, Greatford, age 9 yrs.

  4. John Fairchild,
    bapt 7 Apr 1719, Greatford.

  5. Richard Fairchild,
    bapt 19 Mar 1720, Greatford,
    died 11 Apr 1722, Greatford, age 2 yrs (one day after sister).

  6. Henry Fairchild,
    bapt 15 Apr 1722, Greatford.

Greatford, NE of Stamford.
From OS map. Surveyed: 1886. Published: 1887.

There is a Mary Fairchild, of the Workhouse, who was bur 7 Oct 1762, All Saints' Church, Stamford.
Could this be Rowland's widow Mary?
From here.

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