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Balthazaar "Balthus" Faith[1]

Male 1811 - 1878


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  • Born  28 Apr 1811  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  14 Apr 1878  Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Buried  15 Apr 1878  Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Person ID  I6  Clancy
    Last Modified  16 Mar 2010 

    Mother  Mary A. Gable, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F9  Group Sheet

    Family  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  [2
    Children 
    >1. Joseph Faith,   b. Jun 1854, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1921, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Francis Faith,   b. Jun 1856, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1937, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Rose Agnes Faith,   b. 22 Mar 1859, Springifeld, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Apr 1950
     4. George H. Faith,   b. abt. 1862, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Margaret L. Faith,   b. Feb 1866, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1948, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  14 Oct 2007 
    Family ID  F4  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.
    Intestate document for Balthus Faith
    Intestate document for Balthus Faith
    Death Register Listing: Balthus Faith
    Death Register Listing: Balthus Faith

    Headstones
    Headstone: Balthus Faith
    Headstone: Balthus Faith
    Picture from FindAGrave

    Histories
    Biographical Sketch: Balthus Faith
    Biographical Sketch: Balthus Faith
    As published on the ILGenweb site

  • Notes 

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  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Pritchard Funeral Home Records: Book 2 -15 Oct 1939 -- 29 Mar 1962, Illinois Genweb - Sangamon County, (http://www.rootsweb.com/~ilmaga/sangamon/funer_home-illiopolis2.html), 263.
      Information on Rose A.'s death info mentions she is daughter of Balthus and Emily Gordon.

    2. [S4] History of Sangamon County, Illinois, (Inter-State Publishing Company), ILGenweb Site., 1015.

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

    4. [S24] Intestate Document for Balthus Faith. State of Illinois - Sangamon County. 01 May 1878. Copy in possession of author..

    5. [S26] Illinois Death Register Listing.

    6. [S16] Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 21138226