Person:Samuel Fain (2)

Samuel Fain
b.20 JAN 1753 Ireland
m. ABT 1752
  1. Samuel Fain1753 - 1794
  2. Capt. John Fain1755 - 1788
  3. David Fain1756 -
  4. William Fain1757 - 1838
  5. Thomas Fain1760 - 1832
  6. Ebenezer Fain1762 - 1842
  7. Reuben FainABT 1764 - 1825
  8. Elizabeth Fain1765 - 1850
m. 16 JUN 1777
  1. John Fain1778 - 1852
Facts and Events
Name Samuel Fain
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 JAN 1753 Ireland
Alt Birth[4] 20 JAN 1753 Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Alt Birth[2] 20 Jul 1753
Military[4][6] 10 Oct 1774 Battle of Point Pleasant under Captain Evan Shelby
Marriage 16 JUN 1777 to Rosanna McMahan
Military[4] 7 Oct 1780 York (old county), South Carolina, United StatesBattle of Kings Mountain
Death[4] 1794 Jefferson County, Tennessee
Burial? Washington, Tennessee, United StatesReed Cemetery

Information on Samuel Fain

  • Militia Private, 1774 Point Pleasant, VA, 1780 King's Mtn. SC [SAR Emblem] [m. Rosannah McMahon]
buried at the Reed Cemetery, Washington County, Tennessee
  • Family Group Record FamilySearch™ Ancestral File v4.19

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Husband's Name

Samuel FAIN (AFN:JTSR-13)  Pedigree  

Born:  20 Jan 1753  Place:  , Chester Co., Pa, America   
Died:  1794  Place:  , Jefferson, Tennessee   
Married:  16 Jun 1777  Place:     

Father:  Nicholas FAIN (AFN:JTS6-TV)  Family  
Mother:  Elizabeth TAYLOR (AFN:JTS6-V2)   

Wife's Name

Rosanna MCMAHAN (AFN:JTSR-28)  Pedigree  

Born:  9 Jul 1755  Place:  , Chester Co., Pa, America   
Died:  1798  Place:     
Married:  16 Jun 1777  Place:     

Father:  John MCMAHAN (AFN:JTSR-F5)  Family  


1.  Sex  Name    
 F Margaret FAIN (AFN:10T2-TCG)  Pedigree  

   Born:  17 Feb 1788   Place:  , Washington Co, Tennessee   
   Died:  30 Jun 1863   Place:    

2.  Sex  Name    
 F Isabella FAIN (AFN:10T2-T7M)  Pedigree  

   Born:  15 Apr 1783   Place:  , Washington Co, Tennessee   
   Died:  25 Oct 1852   Place:    

3.  Sex  Name    
 M John FAIN (AFN:10T2-SB3)  Pedigree  

   Born:  30 Apr 1778   Place:  , Washington Co., Tennessee   
   Died:  11 Oct 1852   Place:  Dandridge, Jefferson Co., Tennessee   

4.  Sex  Name    
 M Samuel FAIN (AFN:10T2-TM4)  Pedigree  

   Born:  May 1790   Place:  , Washington Co, Tennessee   
   Died:  16 Dec 1831   Place:    

5.  Sex  Name    
 M Nicholas FAIN (AFN:10T2-T8T)  Pedigree  

   Born:  10 May 1785   Place:  , Washington Co, Tennessee   
   Died:  24 Jun 1849   Place:    

6.  Sex  Name    
 F Elizabeth FAIN (AFN:10T2-SS0)  Pedigree  

   Born:  12 Jul 1779   Place:  , Greene Co., Tennessee   
   Died:  14 Apr 1849   Place:    

7.  Sex  Name    
 M William FAIN (AFN:10T3-3ZJ)  Pedigree  

   Born:  17 Jul 1781   Place:  , Washington Co, Tennessee
  1. Jackson, Robert E. of Seal Beach, California. Jackson, Robert E. of Seal Beach, California. (e-mail to Shawna Woodard of Dayton, Ohio. 26 August 2006.).
  2. Goodspeed, Westin A. A History of Tennessee from the Earliest Times to the Present: Together with an Historical and a Biographical Sketch of Anderson, Bedford, Benton, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Cannon, Carroll, Carter, Cheatham, Chester, Claiborne, Cocke, Coffee, Crockett, Decatur, DeKalb, Dickson, Dyer, Franklin, Gibson, Giles, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardeman, Hardin, Hawkins, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, James, Johnson, Lake, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Loudon, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Meigs, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Obion, Perry, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Robertson, Rutherford, Sevier, Shelby, Smith, Stewart, Sullivan, Sumner, Trousdale, Unicoi, Union, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Weakley, White, Wilson. (Nashville and Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1886-1887), 1170, 1887.
  3.   Lewis, Virgil A. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant: fought between white men and Indians at the mouth of the Great Kanawha River (now Point Pleasant, West Virginia), Monday, October 10th, 1774 : the chief event of the Lord Dunmore's War. (Charleston, W. Va: The Tribune Printing Company, 1909), Pages 117-118, 1909.

    A List of Captain Evan Shelby’s Company of Volunteers From The Watauga Valley in The Fincastle County Battalion.


    Evan Shelby, Captain - Assumed chief command on the field of battle after Colonels Lewis, Fleming, and Field had fallen.)
    Isaac Shelby, Lieutenant - (Took command of his father's company, who had assumed command on the field.)
    James Robertson, Sergeant
    Valentine Levier (Sevier), Sergeant

    James Shelby, John Sawyer, John Findley (Finley), Henry Shaw (Span), Daniel Mungle (Mongle), Frederick Mungle, John Williams, John Carmack (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Andrew Terrence (Torrence), George Brooks, Isaac Newland, George Ruddle (Riddle), Emanuel Shoatt, Abram Bogard, Arthur Blackburn, Robert Herrill (Handley), George Armstrong, William Casey, Mark Williams, John Stewart (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Conrad Nave, Richard Burck, John Riley, Elijah Robinson (Robertson), Reece Price (Wounded at Point Pleasant), Richard Holliway, Jarrett Williams, Julias Robison, Charles Fielder, Peter Torney (Forney), William Tucker, John Fain, Samuel Vance, Samuel Fain, Samuel Hensley (Handley), Samuel Samples, Benjamin Grayum (Graham), Andrew Goff, Hugh O’Gullion, Barnett O’Gullion, Patrick St. Lawrence, Joseph Hughey (James Hughey), John Bradley, Bazaleel Maxwell.

    -Total 49-
    The Adversary was Chief Hokoleskwa Cornstalk

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970.

    Name: Nicholis Fain
    SAR Membership: 42177
    Birth Date: 1734
    Birth Place: Ireland
    Death Date: 1785
    Death Place: Washington, Tennessee
    Spouse: Elizabeth Taylor
    Children: Samuel Fain
    U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
    Name: Nicholas Fain
    SAR Membership: 91867
    Birth Date: 1730
    Birth Place: Ireland
    Death Date: 1785
    Death Place: Tennessee
    Household Members:
    Clarence Samuel Fain
    Lula Frances Anderson
    William Moore Fain
    Eliza Ruth Moore
    George Alexander Fain
    Amelia S Gillespie
    John Fain
    Rosanna McMahan
    Samuel Fain
    Elizabeth Taylor
    Nicholas Fain
    Source Citation: SAR Membership Number: 91867
    Source Information: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
    Original Data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.

  5.   .


    Fagan, John, (w)
    Fain, John, Captain
    Fain, Nicholas
    Fain, Samuel

    Source not listed

  6. National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Member Miss Lida Amelia Fain, Member number 155627.
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