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He married Sarah Barnard on 12 June 1821 at Newington Butts, Surrey, England.
|Detail of a lithograph of Michael Faraday delivering a Christmas lecture at the Royal Institution|
He was a member of the Sandemanian church, and is included in the list of members Sandemanian members list London. According to the members list, he was born in 1791, was admitted into the church in 1821 and died in 1867, occupation Scientist. He was also a Deacon and Elder in the Church. His wife Sarah was also a member and they had grown up in the church together.
He is portrayed in a famous lithograph, giving a lecture to the Royal Institution. The lithograph was by Alexander Blaikley. Both were members of the church, the Sandemanian meeting house in Islington.
In 1851 he was living at the Royal Institution at Albermerle Street, Hanover Square with his wife Sarah (57), his niece Jane F Barnard (8), and was described as 59 year old Professor of Chemistry.
In 1861 he was living at the Royal Institution at Albermerle Street, Hanover Square with his niece Jane Barnard.  Jane Barnard was a regular member of the Faraday entourage from the mid 1850's until his death in 1867. During the last few years of his life she lived with him and performed the duties of secretary and nurse. In his will Michael Faraday he calls her "my dear neice Jane who has now for many years been our affectionate companion and support" and she received a proportion of his estate which was second only to Sarah his wife.
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On 3 Oct 2018 at 23:03 GMT Richard Youatt wrote:
Your points are well taken. I point out that it is Wikitree News that claimed that Michael Faraday was the "creator of the first electric motor". I am open to suggestions for any changes to Michael Faraday's biography as shown on Wikitree.
I do not see a biography as the best place to address the significant issues of the history of science.
On 3 Oct 2018 at 12:10 GMT Al Scott wrote:
A Solinoid that has Linear motion is also a Motor ( used in door bells) and that came earlier.Nickola Tesla Gets the Credit for the AC Induction Motor. The Faraday Cage got its name from Faraday, Tesla invented the Tesla Coil that Creates Lightning. (Wireless Transmision of Electricity) A Person could be inside a Grounded Cage called a Faraday Cage near a Tesla Coil and not get electricuted by the Strikes hiting the Cage. Here is one Link of info https://www.engineersgarage.com/invention-stories/electric-motor-history
Faraday Cage image below https://goo.gl/images/2j9dOY
On 2 Jan 2018 at 03:10 GMT Carroll Woods wrote:
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