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David M Fairbairn (1835 - 1915)

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David M Fairbairn
Born in Camden, Kent, Ontario, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Amboy, Cottonwood Co., Minnesota, USAmap
Profile last modified | Last significant change: 9 Mar 2019
07:37: Lorna Henderson edited the Biography for David M Fairbairn (1835-1915). (added family section/1900 census) [Thank Lorna for this]
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Biography

David was born in 1835. He was the son of David Fairbairn [1] and Jane Herd. He passed away in 1915.

Born 9 Oct 1835 [2] Camden St Mary's, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada [3]

Died 8 Oct 1915 Amboy, Cottonwood, Minnesota, USA

FindAGrave memorial states Sexton's register, he died in Amboy Township aged 79y, 11m, 29d of chronic nephritis. [4] [5]

Buried Lakeviw Cem., Windom, Cottonwood, Minnesota, USA

Family

Husband: David M Fairbairn
Wife: Joan Safley

Married 3 Jul 1872

1st cousins

Children:

Agnes Della Fairbairn (marr. Rittenhouse)
Robert Safley Fairbairn (marr. Barbara Edith Fairchild) [6]
Helen Fairbairn
David Archie Fairbairn
Jeanie Fairbairn (marr. DuBois)
Mabel Fairbairn
Walter Harvey Fairbairn
Janet Forsyth Fairbairn
Leonard Albert Fairbairn (marr. Hosmer)

Census

1900 Amboy, Cottonwood, Minnesota, USA

FAIRBAIRN: David M 64 b Oct 1835 CAN F/M b SCT emig 1848 in States 52 yrs Nat, farmer; wife Joan 57 b Feb 1843 b IA F/M b SCT, marr 28 yrs 10 children 9 living; Children: Hellen 24 b May 1876 WI; David A 21 farm lab b Sep 1878 MN; Mable (sic) 18 b Jan 1882 MN; Walter H 17 b Jan 1883 MN; Leonard A 14 b Dec 1885 MN; F in law Robert SAFLEY wid 85 marr. 38 yrs b May 1815 SCT F/M b SCT Emig 1842, in States 58 yrs Nat.; Son James L 22 b Jul 1877 WI F b CAN M b IA; Brother William B 58 unm b May 1842 CAN F/M b SCT emig 1848 Na; B in law John H SAFLEY 53 wid b Feb 1947 IA F/M b SCT [7]

Family Search Data

To be expanded/sourced and incorporated into bio above

  • Fact: Immigration (1848)
  • Fact: Residence (1880) Amboy, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States
  • Fact: census (1 May 1885) Residence Amboy Township, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States
  • Fact: census (1895) Residence Amboy Township, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1900) Amboy & Storden Townships, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States
  • Fact: census (26 Jun 1905) Residence Amboy Township, Cottonwood, Minnesota, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1910) Amboy, , Minnesota

Research Notes

Some trees insist he has a middle name of McDougall/McDougald. Beyond his headstone showing David M FAIRBAIRN, this has yet to be sourced - do you have one? Henderson-2297 06:51, 9 March 2019 (UTC) [8]

Sources

  1. Dth 8 Oct 1915 D M FAIRBAIRN, aged 79, farmer, widowed, s/o David FAIRBAIRN, both parents b. SCT, from Minnesota BDM Index, FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FDSC-4Y3, film 2138920 batch B02112-0
  2. Dth 8 Oct Bur. 1915 David M FAIRBAIRN, b. 9 Oct 1835, bur. Lakeview Cem., Windom, MN, from FindAGrave Memorial #132326015
  3. Fairbairn/Safly descendant report ex Betsy S to LornaHen
  4. Dth 8 Oct Bur. 1915 David M FAIRBAIRN, b. 9 Oct 1835, bur. Lakeview Cem., Windom, MN, from FindAGrave Memorial #132326015
  5. Dth 8 Oct 1915 D M FAIRBAIRN, aged 79, farmer, widowed, s/o David FAIRBAIRN, both parents b. SCT, from Minnesota BDM Index, FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FDSC-4Y3, film 2138920 batch B02112-0
  6. Relationships: Husband/wife; 1st cousins once removed; 2nd cousins
  7. Amboy, Cottonwood, Minnesota Roll: T623 760 Pg 1B ED 65 hsehold of David M & Joan FAIRBAIRN, 1900 USA census images via Ancestry.com
  8. Dth 8 Oct Bur. 1915 David M FAIRBAIRN, b. 9 Oct 1835, bur. Lakeview Cem., Windom, MN, from FindAGrave Memorial #132326015


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