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John Fairbairn (abt. 1817 - 1885)

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John Fairbairn
Born about in Maxton, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Girnick, Smailholm, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Apr 2018
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John Fairbairn was born in Roxburghshire, Scotland. He is the son of Robert Fairbairn and Margaret Elliott. [1]

John marries to Catherine Miller.

Children of John Fairbairn and Catherine Miller are:


"1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Transcription" Hadden, Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland Household Members: John Fairbairn Male 20 1821 Roxburghshire, Scotland Isabella Fairbairn Female 35 1806 Roxburghshire, Scotland Margaret Fairbairn Female 15 1826 Roxburghshire, Scotland Elliott Fairbairn Male 10 1831 Roxburghshire, Scotland Isabella Fairbairn Female 4 1837 Roxburghshire, Scotland


  1. Source #S56: Dth 13 Jan 1885 John marr. to Catherine MILLAR; son of Robert FAIRBAIRN & Margaret ELLIOT, reg. Smailholm ROX Dist 805 Pg 1 #2; aged 67
  • Census - "1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census." FindMyPast. Category: Census, Land & Substitutes. Subcategory: Census/ Collections from: United Kingdom/ © brightsolid online publishing ltd. Family member last name: FAIRBAIRN. First name(s): Elliott. Last name: Fairbairn. Gender: Male. Age: 10. Birth year: 1831. Birth county: Roxburghshire. Birth county as transcribed: Roxburghshire. Birth place (other): Scotland. Birth place other as transcribed: SCOTLAND. House name: Hadden. Street: Hadden. Parish or township: Sprouston. County: Roxburghshire. Country: Scotland.
cert. shows John as farm servant, 67, marr. to Catherine MILLAR, s/o Robert FAIRBAIRN farm servant and Margaret m.s. ELLIOT, both dec'd, cod heart disease, inf son John, pres, reg. Smailholm Jan 15th (h/stone transc. says 18th, but definitely 13th) Henderson-2297 03:23, 4 April 2018 (EDT)

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On 4 Apr 2018 at 07:24 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:

Beverly, I've popped a dth cert. transcript at the bottom of the source list for John for you to use as you see fit.

John is 34 degrees from Rosa Parks, 29 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 20 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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