While doing some research on the Favorite family, I ran across the name Faurote.1st of all, do any of you know if there is a link between Faurote and Favorite?
I thought I would list what I have found on the Faurote family here in Connersville, Fayette County, Indiana.I hope it will be of some help to at least one of you.
At a cemetary in Orange township, Fayette County, Indiana, the following.....
Faurote, JacobCo. K,21st IVI 1st heavy artilary Born April 17, 1846 (I am missing the death date)
Anna Faurote Born:August 25, 1855 Died:June 10, 1924
Orla E. Favorite son of Jacob and Anna E. Faurote died at age11 months26 days
Also, there are a number of Faurote's in the 1880 census for Fayette county, Indiana.This can be found at familysearch.orgThey now have the 1880 census.
This census shows two families living in Orange township, Fayette County, Indiana.(one spelled Faurot and the family above, spelled Faurote) It states that Jacob was age 37, and Anna E. was age 25.The Faurote children are listed as female Faurote, 1 month of age, and Sarah Faurote, age 7.
The other family is Urban Faurot, age 40, his wife, Caroline F., age 33 and the children are Edna, age 7,Eva, age 4and Gertrude, age 3
There is one other listed for Fayette County.That is Edwin L. Faurote, born in 1846.I didn't check to see what houshold he was living in.
There were Faurote or Faurot also living in Jay, Hancock, Franklin, and St. Joseph counties in Indiana.