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Joseph Faith

Male 1854 - 1921


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  • Born  Jun 1854  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  27 Sep 1921  Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Buried  30 Sep 1921  Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID  I5  Clancy
    Last Modified  16 Mar 2010 

    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  Mary Ann Galligan,   b. Oct 1856, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1920 
    Married  01 May 1880  Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Notes 
    • 1st child was stillborn. [9]

    Married:
    • At time of marriage, his residence was 25 Salisbury Tsp and her residence was 23 Fancy Creek Tsp. [6]
    Children 
     1. George B. Faith,   b. Aug 1882, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907
     2. Phillip Francis Faith,   b. 25 Jul 1885, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921
     3. Emily E. Faith,   b. Feb 1888, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nell Faith,   b. abt. 1890, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt. 1930s?
    >5. Anna Marie Faith,   b. 21 Jun 1891, Fancy Creek, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1980, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Bertha A. Faith,   b. Mar 1897, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    Marriage Register: Joseph Faith & Anna Marie Galligan
    Marriage Register: Joseph Faith & Anna Marie Galligan
    From Sangamon County, Illinois
    Last Modified  16 Mar 2010 
    Family ID  F3  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

    Link to full image.
    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 IL Census: Joseph Faith (Head)
    1900 IL Census: Joseph Faith (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 7 Jun 1900
    Enumeration District: 110
    Sheet: 8A
    Location: Fancy Creek, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #155
    1. Joseph Faith - b. Jun 1854, age 45, married 20 years, born in Maryland, father born in Germany, mother born in Maryland, Farmer
    2. Mary A. - born Oct 1856, age 43, married 20 years, mother of 6 children with 5 still living, born in Canada
    3. George B. - son, born Aug 1882, age 17, Farm Labor
    4. Phillip F. - son, born Jul 1885, age 14
    5. Emily E. - daughter, born Feb 1888, age 12
    6. Anna M. - daughter, born in June 1892, age 7
    7. Bertha A. - daughter, born in Mar 1897, age 3
    1910 IL Census: Joseph Faith (Head)
    1910 IL Census: Joseph Faith (Head)
    Enumeration Date: 2 May 1910
    Enumeration District: 168
    Sheet: 9B
    Location: Fancy Creek, Sangamon County, Illinois

    Dwelling #156
    1. Joseph - Head, age 55, married 29 years, born in Maryland, Father born in Germany, mother born in Maryland, Farmer
    2. Mary - Wife, age 53, married 29 years, mother of 6 children, 4 still living, born in Canada?, parents born in Ireland
    3. Phillip - son, age 24, born in Illinois
    4. Marie - daughter, age 18, born in Illinois
    5. Bertha- daughter, age 13, born in Illinois
    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
    Joseph Faith: Probate Proceedings
    Joseph Faith: Probate Proceedings

    Headstones
    Headstone: Joseph Faith, Bertha Faith & Philip Faith
    Headstone: Joseph Faith, Bertha Faith & Philip Faith

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 33227801


    2. [S23] Delayed Birth Certificate for Anna Marie Faith, 17 Jul 1981, File No. 201166, Illinois State Department of Public Health. Uncertified copy in possession of Peggy Clancy..

    3. [S17] Illinois Death Certicate.
      Certificate #29374

    4. [S18] The State Journal: Newspaper of Springfield, Illinois, 12, 1921.
      28 Sep 1921

    5. [S1] Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900, (Ancestry.com).

    6. [S2] Sangamon County, Illinois Marriage Applications: March 26,1879 thru Dec.31,1881, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilsangam/marr1879.htm).

    7. [S3] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.sos.state.il.us/departments/archives/marriage.html).
      Volume 5, pg. 284

    8. [S25] Illinois Marriage Register.

    9. [S27] Faith, Anna Marie. Autobiographical account as told in 1975. Copy in possession of author..