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John Francis Faith[1]

Male 1856 - 1937


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  • Born  Jun 1856  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  28 Feb 1937  Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried  Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID  I23  Clancy
    Last Modified  2 Dec 2008 

    Father  Balthazaar "Balthus" Faith,   b. 28 Apr 1811, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1878, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Emily Gordon,   b. abt. 1824, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Nov 1897 
    Married  16 Aug 1851  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F4  Group Sheet

    Family  Caroline,   b. 1875,   d. 1917  [5
    Notes 
    • He was widowed by 1920 census.
    Last Modified  16 Oct 2007 
    Family ID  F15  Group Sheet

  • Documents

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    1860 IL Census: B Faith (Head)
    1860 IL Census: B Faith (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 30 Sep 1860
    Page: 303
    Location: 17th Subdivision, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #2190
    1. B. Faith - age 47, real estate $100, personal estate 200,
    2. E - female, age 37, born in Maryland
    3. J - male, age 7, born in Indiana
    4. J F - male, age 5, born in Indiana
    5. R. A. - female, age 1, born in Illinois

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    1870 IL Census: Wallace Faith (Head)
    1870 IL Census: Wallace Faith (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 2 Jul 1870
    Page: 4
    Location: Sacket, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #133
    1. Wallace - age 56?, born in Berne, Bavaria, real estate $4000, personal estate $600, parents of foreign birth
    2. Emiline - age 34, born in Maryland
    3. Joseph - age 17, born in Maryland
    4. John - age 15, born in Maryland
    5. Rose A. - age 11, born in Maryland
    6. George - age 8, born in Illinois
    7. Margaret - age 2, born in Illinois

    Note: I think "Wallace" is a misrepresentation of his name - he may have been nicknamed Balthus.
    1880 IL Census: Emily Faith (Head)
    1880 IL Census: Emily Faith (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 15 Jun 1880
    Enumeration District: 216
    Page: 13
    Location: Salisbury Township, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #119
    1. Emily - age 56, born in Maryland
    2. Joseph - age 26, born in Maryland, married
    3. Mary A. - age 23, born in Mass, married
    4. John H. - age 23, son, born in Maryland
    5. Agnes - age 21, daughter, born in Illinois
    6. G.H. - age 18, son, born in Illinois
    7. Margaret - age 14, daughter, born in Illinois
    1900 Census: John F. Faith
    1900 Census: John F. Faith
    Enumeration Date: 15 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 110
    Sheet: 11A
    Location: Fancy Creek, Sangamon County, Illinois

    #200
    1. P., A. - Head, age 53, born Nov 1846 in Ohio
    2. Angeline R. - wife, age 47, born Oct 1852 in Maryland, married 17 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still alive
    3. Lewis W. - son, age 8, born Oct 1891 in Illinois
    4. Faith, John F. - laborer, age 43, born Jun 1856 in Maryland, father born in Germany, mother born in Maryland

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    1920 IL Census: Margaret L. Briggs
    1920 IL Census: Margaret L. Briggs
    Enumeration Date: 7 Jan 1920
    Enumeration District: 128
    Sheet: 7B
    Location: Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #1102 N. 8th Rd
    1. Margaret L. Briggs - age 52, widowed, dressmaker
    2. Helen - daughter, age 15
    3. John Faith - brother, age 63, widowed
    4. Joseph Faith - brother, age 65, widowed

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    Newspaper Obituary: Joseph Faith
    Newspaper Obituary: Joseph Faith
    Published in the State Journal
    Springfield, Illinois
    Wednesday, 28 Sep 1921
    Pg. 12, col. 1
    1902 Springfield, Illinois Directory
    1902 Springfield, Illinois Directory
    R.L. Polk & Co. Polk City Directory ... Springfield, Illinois: Including Grandview, Jerome, Leland Grove, and Southern View. Detroit, MI: R.L. Polk & Co, 1902.

    Headstones
    John H. Faith is buried in Calvary Cemetery in the Faith Family plot.
    John H. Faith is buried in Calvary Cemetery in the Faith Family plot.

  • Notes 
    • Middle name is from Pritchard Funeral home records.

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] R.L. Polk & Co. Polk City Directory ... Springfield, Illinois: Including Grandview, Jerome, Leland Grove, and Southern View. Detroit, MI: R.L. Polk & Co, 1902. .

    2. [S11] Calvary Cemetery Inscriptions, Illinois Genweb - Sangamon County, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilsangam/cem-cal_ad.htm).

    3. [S9] Illinois Statewide Death Index: 1916-1950, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/GenealogyMWeb/idphdeathsrch.html).
      Cert #6574

    4. [S7] Pritchard Funeral Home Records: Book 1 - 19 Feb 1921 -- 15 Oct 1939, Illinois Genweb - Sangamon County, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmaga/sangamon/funer_home-illiopolis.html), 529.

    5. [S11] Calvary Cemetery Inscriptions, Illinois Genweb - Sangamon County, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilsangam/cem-cal_ad.htm).
      they are buried together