Taintor,  Fanny

Taintor, Fanny

Female 1785 - 1851  (66 years)  

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  • Name Taintor, Fanny 
    Born 1785 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Nov 1851  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1162  Sackett
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2009 

    Family 1 Smith, Lory,   b. 1788,   d. 1823  (Age 35 years) 
     1. Smith, Frances Ann,   d. 1848
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F498  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Levaughn, James,   d. Unknown 
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F499  Group Sheet

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  • Notes 
    • Widow of James Levaughn
      Charles Taintor, of South Wales, came to America in 1638, and settled at Fairfield, Conn., where he engaged in business, in connection with which he made frequent trips to European ports. In October, 1654, the vessel in which he was crossing the ocean, foundered and he was drowned.

      Joseph Taintor, 1613-1690, son of above, was born in Wales. He preceded his father to America by several months, coming over on the ship Confidence, which sailed from Southampton, Eng., April 24, 1638. About 1640, he was married to Mary Gray, 1619-1705, daughter of Nicholas Gray and his wife Jane, all of whom had crossed with him on the ship Confidence, from England to America in 1638.

      Jonathan Taintor, 1654-1712, son of above Joseph and Mary Gray Taintor, was married, in 1681, to Elisabeth Warren, 16__-1692, daughter of Daniel Warren, of Watertown. In 1702 he was married to his second wife, Mary Randall, of Watertown, who survived him . He participated in King Philip's War, and is credited with being in the Great Swamp fight in 1675.

      Deacon Joseph Taintor, 1688-1764, third child of above Jonathan and Elisabeth Warren Taintor, was born at Watertown, Mass., and was married, Apr. 20, 1815 [sic], to Thankful Barrett, of Marlborough. They had ten children.

      John Taintor, 1716-1805, of Marlborough and Shrewsbury, in Mass, Woodstock, Conn., Boston, Mass., and Halifax, N. H., son of Deacon Joseph Taintor, was married ad Sudberry, Mass., by Rev. Israel Loring, Jan. 1, 1739, to Hannah Goodell, who lived but a few months thereafter. On May 20, 1741, he was married to his second wife, Sarah Ward, daughter of Obediah Ward.

      Joseph Taintor, 1745-179_, of Shrewsbury, Mass., and Norwich, Conn., son of above mentioned John and Sarah Ward Taintor, was married to Dorcas Post, of Norwich. He was an active participant in the war of the Revolution, serving in company commanded by Capt. Phineas Stern.

      Fanny Taintor, 1783-1848, daughter of Joseph and Dorcas Post Taintor, was married first to James Levaughn, and lived in Genesee, NY., and had sons James and William. Her second husband was Lory Smith, of Hartford, Conn., and their daughter, Frances Ann Smith was the first wife of Loren Sacket.

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