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Faw Family

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Absolom Faw was reared in Ashe Co on his father's New River Plantation. Some time prior to this 25th birthday, settled in Wilkes Co. He was killed in an accident by a team of horses and wagon and was buried near Millers Creek NC. Caroline was the daughter of Leonard Whittington and Sarah Kilby.

Third Generation

Children of Absolom Faw and Caroline Whittington
Elizabeth Jane Faw (1836-?) m. Thomas B. Whittington (1836-?)
Thomas Alexander J. Faw (1843-1878) m. Emily Caroline Whittington (1841-1910), d/o Allen Whitting and Mary (Polly) Elder
Martha Amanda Faw (1845-1887) m. 1) Richard Montgomery Johnson (1835- d. bet. 1861 and 1865), 2) William Thomas Minton (1842-1912)
James Lee Faw (1847-1902) m. Sara Ann (Annie) Rash (1847-aft. 1900)
John Andrew Faw (1850-1919) m. Francis (Fannie) Virginia Rash (abt. 1850-aft. 1880)
Thomas H. Faw (1852-1936) m. Mary Elizabeth Rash
Wiley Faw (1854-?)
Mary Ann Faw (1857-1936) m. Thomas Benjamin Rash
Banjamin Gordon (Bynum) Faw (1859-1942) m. Naomi Emaline Francis Wilcox
Mattie Faw (1861-?) m. Crockett Johnson
Allen B. Faw (1864-1900) m. Roxanna (Roxie) Church (abt. 1872-1958), prob. d/o Elijah Church and Myra E. Minton

Fourth Generation

Children of Thomas Alexander J. Faw and Emily Caroline Whittington
Julia Alice Faw (1866-1926) m. Phineas Alexander Whittington
Lillie Faw (1867-aft.1900) m. Uriah Pilkenton (abt. 1861-aft. 1900)
Thomas Andrew Faw (1871-1954) m. Nancy Louise Witherspoon (1877-1960), d/o William Henry Harrison Witherspoon and Clarissa Pennell
Rufus Uriah Faw (1873-1947) m. Martha Whittington (abt. 1879-aft. 1920)
Zebulon (Zebbie) Faw (1873-1877)
Hettie Faw (1876-?) m. Zeno Church


Children of James Lee Faw and Sara Ann (Annie) Rash
Carrie Faw (abt. 1867-1894)
Wiley M. Faw (abt. 1868-aft 1920) m. Evelyn Heironimus (moved to Cumberland, MD)
George A. Faw (abt. 1872-1899)
Mertie Faw (abt. 1873-1897) m. Uriah Bumgardner
Hattie Faw (abt. 1875-1895) m. W. E. "Ed" Gaither
John Walter Faw (abt. 1879-1904)
May A. Faw (abt. 1885-1913) m. John S. Cravor
James Clarence Faw (1890-aft. 1917) m. Alice Jones (not married in 1917)


Children of Allen B. Faw and Roxanna (Roxie) Church
Lillie Belle Faw (1889-1941)
Lena Maie Faw (1892-1943)
Roland Faw (1894-1898)

Roxanna (Roxie) Faw was one of the founding members of the First Methodist Church of North Wilkesboro. It was founded Nov 25, 1892.

After Allen Faw's death, Roxie Church Faw married George W. Johnson, Jr.


1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 US Federal Census Records
North Carolina birth, death and marriage records.
Personal communications with Elizabeth M Korves. Elizabeth's web site and e-mail address is no longer working.
Personal communications with Arlene O'Donnell. Arlene's e-mail address:

Faw Family Record, Thomas E. Faw, Tucson AZ

This page updated May 12, 2008

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