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Faught (Fought, Focks)

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Re: Faught (Fought, Focks)

Posted: 25 Aug 2011 7:54PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Faught, Highfield
William H. Faught was actually William Haughton Faught, son of Michael Faught and Mary Hifle (Highfield). His brother was named John Highfield Faught, thus the confusion. Michael and Mary were married in Kilkenny and may have been part of the Palatine community that settled in the Kilkenny/Tipperary area.

Michael and family were in Dublin in the 1850s. He was a shoemaker/bootmaker as were other Faughts. William married Rebecca Ann Walker in 1861 and they had a child, Margaret, in 1862. He left Ireland sometime before 1868 (John died in 1866). Don't know if he deserted his wife and daughter or whether they had died by then but he married my gggrandmother in New York City in 1869 (and deserted her less than 10 years later).

Does anyone have information on this branch of the Faughts?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
fritzgla 26 Jun 2002 12:28AM GMT 
KathyLawrence... 29 Oct 2002 11:43PM GMT 
Eileen Glaholt 30 Oct 2002 1:48AM GMT 
Marie_Sacto 26 Aug 2011 1:54AM GMT 
frboyle 18 Jun 2013 10:55PM GMT 
Marie_Sacto 19 Jun 2013 5:06PM GMT 
frboyle 19 Jun 2013 8:27PM GMT 
Marie_Sacto 5 Jul 2013 7:04PM GMT 
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