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John Fairbairn (abt. 1714 - abt. 1797)

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John Fairbairn
Born about in Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Nenthorn, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Dec 2017
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1714 Nenthorn, Berwickshire
abt 1716
ie proof still being sought


"His (William's) grandfather, John Fairbairn, died in 1797, at the ripe age of eighty-one," vs Henry A's obit "died at Galashiels in 1796".
Burkes has 1796 Galashiels (not obvious in SEL OPR Dths)

Married 28 May 1748 Nenthorn, Berwickshire, Scotland

entry reads: John Fairbarn (sic) in this parish & Helen Anderson in the parish of Crailing gave up their names for proclamation in order to marriage and gave pawns


John in the Fairbairn One Name Study


  • ScotlandsPeople - Old Parish Registers (OPRs), pre 1855

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