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Robert S Fairbairn (1875 - 1912)

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Robert S Fairbairn
Born in Ontario, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Brechin, Ontario Nth, Ontario, Canadamap
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Biography

This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.

Name

Robert S /Fairbairn/ [1]

Birth

JUL 1875
Ontario, Canada[2][3]

Death

16 MAR 1912
Brechin, Ontario Nth, Ontario, Canada
Obit in The Orilla Times of 21 Mar 1912 reports:Railway Fatalith near Brechin. Mr Robert Faibairn Struck by Train and Killed
BRECHIN Mar 20 - Late on Sat evening when Mr John Jordan was returning home from the village, he was horrified to discover the mangled remains of a man laying on the track just north of the village, in what is known as "the cut", where the snow is deep on both sides of the track.Mr Jordan secured a lantern and at once returned to Brechin and notified the proper authorities. The body proved to be that of Mr Robert Fairbairn, who resided on the 12th concession,and who was in the village on Saturday, and after making some purchases was last seen alive walking towards the track in the evening. The body was removed from the track on Sunday morning, and an inquest held on Monday, the finding being that trhe unfortunate man came to his death on the railway. It is the general belief that he was struck by the night train going north. The head and one arm were completely severed from the body. Mr Barker took charge of the body on Sunday, and on Tues removed it from his undertaking parlors to the deceased's home at Fairvalley.[4][5]

Reference

56199

Data Changed

Changed:
22 FEB 2009

Prior to import, this record was last changed 22 FEB 2009 .

Census

1901
Mara, Ontario Nth, Ontario, Canada
FAIRBAIRN: Robert 24 b 26 Jul 1876 farmer; sister Sarah 34 b 26 Apr 1866, both b ONT Scotch, Methodist, immediately after sister Margaret and her husband[6]
1911
Mara, Ontario Nth, Ontario, Canada
FAIRBURN: Robert 35 b Jul 1875 farmer; sister Sarah 45 b Apr 1865, both b ONT, Scotch, Canadian, Methodist[7]

Sources

  • Source: S1596 Title: IGI: Online searches, Subject: Online search: assorted surnames Abbreviation: IGI: Online searches Note: citations without an "extracted MMM YYYY" are generally pre 1999 Repository: #R149
  • Repository: R149 Name: Family Search (LDS) Address: State: UT Country: USA Note: http://familysearch.org
  • Source: S2751 Title: EM FAIRBAIRN/Sth AfricaELY ex Betsy S, Recipient: Lorna Henderson, Address: ?WI, USA, Author E-mail: Abbreviation: EM FAIRBAIRN/Sth AfricaELY ex Betsy S Author: Betsy SCHMITT Note: initially via Sanna, May 2008
  • Source: S5 Title: Ancestry.com, Url: http://search.ancestry.com Abbreviation: Ancestry.com
  • Source: S809 Title: CENSUS: CAN, Record Type: Census image, Location: Canada, Record Info: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: CAN: Census via Ancestry Repository: #R121
  • Repository: R121 Name: Ancestry.com Address: Country: USA
  1. Source: #S1596 Page: 1881 Census Mara, Ontarion Nth, ONT FHL Film 1375881 NA Film C-13245 Dist 133 Sub Dist G Div 2 Pg 28 Hsehold 116, hsehold of Robert & Clarinda FAIRBURN, extracted Jul 2008
  2. Source: #S1596 Page: 1881 Census Mara, Ontarion Nth, ONT FHL Film 1375881 NA Film C-13245 Dist 133 Sub Dist G Div 2 Pg 28 Hsehold 116, hsehold of Robert & Clarinda FAIRBURN, extracted Jul 2008
  3. Source: #S809 Page: 1911 Mara, Ontario Nth, ONT Dist 103 Sub Dist 14 Pg 4 Family 34 hsehold of Robert FAIRBURN, extracted Jul 2008
  4. Source: #S1596 Page: 1881 Census Mara, Ontarion Nth, ONT FHL Film 1375881 NA Film C-13245 Dist 133 Sub Dist G Div 2 Pg 28 Hsehold 116, hsehold of Robert & Clarinda FAIRBURN, extracted Jul 2008
  5. Source: #S2751 Page: Dth 16 Mar 1912 Robert FAIRBAIRN, Railway Fatality nr Brechinfrom obit 21 Mar 1912 in The Orilla Times, extract in "They Came to Mara" p289, rcvd Jul 2008
  6. Source: #S809 Page: 1901 Mara, Ontario Nth, ONT Dist 97 Sub Dist H-4 Pg 1 Family 7 hsehold of Robert FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jul 2008
  7. Source: #S809 Page: 1911 Mara, Ontario Nth, ONT Dist 103 Sub Dist 14 Pg 4 Family 34 hsehold of Robert FAIRBURN, extracted Jul 2008

Acknowledgments

Thank you to L Henderson for creating WikiTree profile Fairbairn-213 through the import of FAIRBAIRNRobertSCOTTKate4WikiTreePlaceUpdated.ged on Mar 25, 2013.

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