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Faught (Vogt) families in Ireland in 1709

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Re: Faught (Vogt) families in Ireland in 1709

Posted: 21 Aug 2011 12:26AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Faught, Highfield
Just recently found out that William Faught's middle name was Haughton (written as Horton on a marriage license). He was the son of Michael Faught and Mary Highfield (Hifield). In 1861 he married Rebecca Ann Walker in Dublin, Ireland. They apparently had a daughter in 1863. William's brother was John Highfield Faught (thus the confusion).

John was married twice, widowed the first time and had two daughters. He died in 1866 in Dublin. William came to the US sometime before 1868 because he married my great-great grandmother in New York City. Don't know if he left his wife and daughter behind or if they died about the time that his brother did and he came as a result of that. In any case he left his second wife in New York City about 1877. Family lore said that he was killed. Strange that his wife put an ad in the paper about fifteen years later looking for him. A William H. Faught was picked up about that time in Massachusetts for public drunkenness. Figure that gggrandfather was not a teetotaler.
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Eileen Glaholt 19 Aug 2001 2:04AM GMT 
Marie_Sacto 21 Aug 2011 6:26AM GMT 
Marie_Sacto 17 Sep 2012 12:57AM GMT 
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