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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Mexico is approximately 1624 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 692 (1990), 662 (2010).
The amount of land area in Mexico is 5.539 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mexico to Washington DC is 317 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 140 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mexico is positioned 43.46 degrees north of the equator and 76.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Mexico Historical Events 1820 (approximate marriage date in Mexico)
Ruth Jennings - Librarian in Mexico, New York
My 3rd great-grandmother, Ruth JENNINGS, was a librarian in Mexico, New York, according to family information. She married Harmon FAIRCHILD, and their son, Sherman FAIRCHILD, was born somewhere in the same area. Her granddaughter, Nancy Jane Fairchild, was born in Oswego in 1842, so Ruth may have been born around 1790 or so. The mother of Nancy Fairchild was Jane Adeline Dunfrith or Danforth, who was the second wife of Sherman Fairchild. Sherman and Jane Fairchild moved to Wauseon, Ohio with their nine children in the middle 1800s. Their daughter, Nancy Jane, married Robert Irvine MCKIBBIN, and after he fought in the CIVIL WAR, where he marched through Georgia with General Wm. Tecumseh Sherman in CO K of the 38th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, they bought a large farm in Beaverton, Michigan. Their youngest child, a son named Royal "Roy" Bird McKibbin, was a state representative from Gladwin County, MI to the Legislature in Lansing. He was my grandfather. His son, Hugh Robert McKibbin, graduated from the United States' Naval Academy at Annapolis and became a career naval aviator. He was my father, who died a few months ago. His only son, Hugh Robert McKibbin, Jr., graduated from the United States' Military Academy at West Point and was killed in action at An Loc during the TET Offensive of 1968. He was awarded the Silver Star posthumously for gallantry in action, and is buried with his West Point Class of 1966 at West Point. He is mentioned in the book, "The Long Gray Line."
This submission was meant to let others in Mexico know what the future brought to one of Mexico's early families.
Submitted by Marilyn Sigler
Mexico Community News Ancestral Quest!
My 3rd great-grandmother, Ruth JENNINGS, was a librarian in Mexico, New York, according to family information. She married Harmon FAIRCHILD, and their son, Sherman FAIRCHILD, was born somewhere in the same area. I am seeking any information on the family of Ruth JENNINGS. Her granddaughter, Nancy Jane Fairchild, was born in Oswego in 1842, so Ruth may have been born around 1790 or so.
Please contact Marilyn Sigler if you have any insight or information about my ancestors.
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