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John Wesley Faw (1854 - 1923)

John Wesley Faw
Born in Ashe, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Wilkes, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Mar 2014
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  • Faw, Thomas E., Linda Faw, and Amy Faw. The Faw Family Record. 1st ed. Vol. 1. Tucson, AZ: 1992. Print.
  • "United States Census, 1860," index, John Faw in household of Martin Faw accessed 28 Jul 2014; The Upper Division, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population,"; p. 84, household ID 620, NARA microfilm publication M653; FHL microfilm 803918.
  • "United States Census, 1870," index and images, John W Faw in household of Nancy M Faw accessed 28 Jul 2014; North Carolina, United States; citing p. 4, family 29, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000552664.
  • "United States Census, 1880," index and images, John W Faw accessed 28 Jul 2014; Reddies River, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States; citing sheet 198A, NARA microfilm publication T9.
  • "United States Census, 1910," index and images, John Wesley Faw accessed 28 Jul 2014; Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 9, sheet 3A, family , NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375113.
  • "North Carolina, Deaths, 1906-1930," index and images, John Wesley Faw, 11 Oct 1923 accessed 28 Jul 2014; citing Morganton, Burke, North Carolina, reference fn 804 cn 214, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1893180.
  • Find A Grave, Inc., John Wesley Faw (1854-1923) accessed 28 July 2014; Memorial No. 50918368, Records of New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery, Purlear, North Carolina.

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