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John Hardie Fairbairn (1825 - 1865)

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John Hardie Fairbairn
Born in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Victoria, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Meredith, Victoria, Australiamap
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John Hardie Fairbairn was born in 1825, the son of George Fairbairn and Mary Hardie.[1]

Born 21 Aug 1825

Baptized 19 Sep 1825 Falkirk, Stirling, Scotland


1841 Randolph Hill, Denny, Stirlingshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: George jr 23 commercial traveller; John H 15 ships agent; Elizabeth 12; David 10; Sarah 7 all b STI; Elizabeth URE 15 F.S. b STI [2]

In 1860, John Hardie Fairbairn married Marie Antoinette Lewens.[3]

He passed away in 1865, aged 39.[4]

Death 10 Nov 1865 Dolly's Creek, nr Meredith, Victoria, Australia

aged 39 b SCT; Dth notice: FAIRBAIRN.-On the 10th inst., at Dolly's Creek, near Meredith, of bronchitis, John Hardie Fairbairn, son of the late George Fairbairn, Esq., Camelon-park, Stirlingshire, N.B. Friends will please accept of this intimation, Home papers please copy. [5]
(Also published 16 Jan 1866 Dundee Advertiser, 22 Jan 1866 Glasgow Herald)

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  1. "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), John Hardie Fairbairn, 21 Aug 1825; citing , reference 2:18JSJ3W, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,041,945
  2. Census transcripts for Scotland - 1841: Denny, STI, Par. 476 ED 6 Pg 8, hsehold of George FAIRBAIRN Jr
  3. Victorian marriage registration 1860: 01074,F,August,Marie Antoinette,Fairbairn,John Hardie,, 1860: 01074,M,Fairbairn,John Hardie,August,Marie Antoinette,,
  4. Victorian death registration 1865: 09558,,Fairbairn,John Hardie,George,Hardie Mary,,39,birth(Scot)
  5. Trove: Dth 10 Nov 1865 John Hardie s/o late George FAIRBAIRN Esq., Camelon Park, Stirlingshire, SCT; Dolly's Creek, nr Meredith, from The Argus, Melbourne, Tue Nov 14, 1865,

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