Several descendants of John Fairfield of Wenham, MA, were published authors

(Many of these titles can be purchased from online dealers at abebooks)

1. Caroline E. (Fairfield) Corbin (Gen. 8: John-Walter-William-Skipper-William-David-Jason-Caroline)

Titles: Belle and the Boys (1879); His Marriage Vow (1873); Rebecca, Or A Woman's Secret (1868); Uncle Timothy, Or Our Bible Class (1868), and A Woman's Philosophy of Love. She also wrote (and presented in public speeches) numerous articles on the topic of antisuffragette, for which she was an outspoken leader in Chicago: Equality, Socialism and Sex, The Antisuffragette Movement, Woman's Best Work, Woman's Moral Duty in the Home. For an article discussing the suffragette and antisuffragette movement (in which Caroline is mentioned as a leader), click here.

Read more about Caroline in the 1880 census bio sketch and click here to see her photo

) title page of Belle and the Boys by Caroline Fairfield CorbinIllustration from Belle and the Boys by Caroline Fairfield Corbin

2. John Rich Corbin (Gen. 9: John-Walter-William-Skipper-William-David-Jason-Caroline-John)

Titles: The Unknown Washington (1929); School Boy Life in England (1897); The Return of the Middle Class (1922); Husband and The Forbidden Guests: Two Plays (1910); The Elizabethan Hamlet (1895); Two Frontiers of Freedom (1940); An American at Oxford (1902).

Read more about John in the 1930 census bio sketch . His papers are kept at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

3. Sumner Lincoln Fairfield (Gen. 7: John-Walter-Walter-Stephen-Thaddeus-Abner-Sumner)

Titles: Mina, A Dramatic Sketch, With Other Poems (1825); The Poems and Prose Writings of Sumner Lincoln Fairfield (1841); The Poetical Works of Sumner Lincoln Fairfield (1842); The Last Night of Pompeii: A Poem (1832); Cities of the Plains, With Other Poems (1828).

Read more about Sumner in the 1830 census bio sketch and click here to see his photo

4. Asa Merrill Fairfield (Gen. 9: John-Walter-William-Skipper-Abraham-Abraham-Simon-Enos-Asa)

Title: Fairfield's Pioneer History of Lassen County, California

Read more about Asa in the 1880 census bio sketch and click here to see his photo

5. Eugene Fairfield McPike (Gen. 9: John-Walter-William-Skipper-William-David-Martha-Nancy-Eugene)

Titles: Genealogical Notes on the Pike and Pyke Families; The Direct Ancestry of Elizabeth and Helen McPike of Chicago, Illinois; McPike Family Notes; Halley's Comet: Its Past History and 1910 Return; Genealogical Memoranda Pertaining Chiefly to the Families of Brabb(s), Dueton, DuMont, Guest, Halley, Lyon, McPike, Wilkinson.

Read more about Eugene in the 1900 census bio sketch and click here to see his photo