Place: Edinburgh, Dist of St Andrew, Midlothian, Scotland
Note: cert. shows James as 33, game keeper, of 14 Colville Pl, Edin, s/o Walter FAIRBAIRN, farmer, ced'd and Agnes m.s. HENDERSON, Agnes Petrie dom serv 28, of 22 Gollins? Pl, Edin, d/o Thomas FOTHERINGHAM, farmer, dec'd and Ann m.s. MILLAR, marr after publication, Ch of Sct, wit James FOTHERINGHAM and Erskine Sinclair ?Murray?, reg. Oct 9th Edin
Place: Currie, , Midlothian, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: James 35 keeper fishing pond b Philiphaug, SEL; ife Agnes 30 b Stronsay, OklahomaI
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 39 b Melrose, ROX; farm steward of 187 ac; wife Agnes 38 b Melrose, ROX; Children: Betsy 6 scholar, Archibald 4, Agnes 2, Helen 9mths all b Selkirk; Also mother-in-law Betsy HENDERSON, 73 b Melrose, ROX; Boarder: John SCOTT 48 gardner b Perth; Servant Janet WINTRUP 20 dairymaid b Bowden, ROX
Note: Walter farm steward, 59 b Bowden, wife Agnes 58 b Melrose. Children (all b Selkirk and unm): Archibald, 24 shepherd, Helen, 20, James 18.
Place: Mertoun, , Berwickshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 67 farmer b St Boswells, ROX; wife Agnes 63 b Galashiels, ROX; Children: Archibald 29, Helen 25, James 23 all b Selkirk; Servant: Robert PORDEN (as transcr) 20 b England
Source: S1960 Title: EM FAIRBAIRN: Borders ex Sanna G, Recipient: Lorna & GenForum FAIRBAIRN, Address: North Carolina, USA, Author E-mail: Abbreviation: EM FAIRBAIRN: Borders ex Sanna G Author: Sanna F Ross Repository: #R29 Call Number: sannag
Repository: R29 Name: Filed under Borders Correspondence Address: City: Waikanae State: WTN Postal Code: 5036 Country: NZ
Source: S56 Title: Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855), Record Type: Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), File Number: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php Abbreviation: BDM: Scotlands People certs from 1855
Source: S805 Title: Census: 1891 Ancestry, Record Type: Census (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland), Location: UK, Record Info: Via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1891 Ancestry Publication: 1891 Repository: #R121
Repository: R121 Name: Ancestry.com Address: Country: USA
Source: S806 Title: Census: 1901 Ancestry, Record Type: Census (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland), Location: UK, Record Info: Via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1901 UK Ancestry Publication: 1901 Repository: #R121
↑ Source: #S805 Page: Mertoun, BEW Reg 751 ED 1 Pg 10 Sched 44, hsehold of Walter & Agnes FAIRBAIRN, extracted Mar 2008
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with James by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: