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John Fairbairn (1812 - 1896)

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John Fairbairn
Born in , Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Husband of — married in Bovina, Delaware Co., New York, USAmap
Died in Hardenburgh, Ulster Co, New York, USAmap
Fairbairn-39 created 18 Oct 2011 | Last modified
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Contents

Biography

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

Name

Name: John /Fairbairn/ [1]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 09 JUN 1812
Place: , , Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: (place from Civil War pension application, date from tombstone and FAIRBAIRN bible)[2][3]

Death

Death:
Date: 03 APR 1896
Place: Hardenburgh, Ulster Co, New York, USA
Note: mother's name 'not known' on death cert, father given as Walter (Year on cem. transcript is 1895, Ed says 1896, results of re-check yet to be advised, but can add pension card index says 3 Apr 1896)[4][5][6][7]

Data Changed

Data Changed:
Date: 13 JUN 2012
Prior to import, this record was last changed 13 JUN 2012 .

Reference

Reference: 18108

Burial

Burial:
Place: Slade Rd, off Dry Brook Rd, nr Arkville, Delaware, NY, USA
Note: John Jun 9, 1812 - Apr 3 1895; Jane H 1847-1925; Jarvis B 1846-1926[8]

Marriage

Husband: John Fairbairn
Wife: Elisabeth Miller
Child: Walter E Fairbairn
Child: Frank Miller Fairbairn
Child: Jarvis Barrett Fairbairn
Child: James E Fairbairn
Child: John Francis Fairbairn
Child: Nelson G Fairbairn
Child: George G Fairbairn
Child: William H Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: 13 JAN 1841
Place: Bovina, Delaware Co, New York, USA[9]

Census

Census:
Date: 03 OCT 1850
Place: Shandaken, Ulster Co., New York, USA
Note: FAIRBURN (might be FAIRBAIRN): John 38, Elizabeth 28, (assumed sons) Walter 9 all b Scotland; Francis 6, Jarvin 5, James 2 all b NY[10]
Census:
Date: 02 AUG 1860
Place: Hardenburgh, Ulster Co, New York, USA
Note: FAIRBURN: John 47 farmer 0 real estate/0 personal, b Scotland; Elisabeth 40 b Scotland; Assumed children: Jarvin B 14 birthplace unknown; James 11, John F 8, Nelson 6, George D all b NY[11]
Census:
Date: AUG 1870
Place: Hardenbergh, Ulster Co, New York, USA
Note: FARBIN (#29): John 50 farming 00/650 b Scotland; Betsey 45 b NY; Watson (hard pushed to turn the entry into Walter, but that's who it is) 26; Jarvin 24; James 22; Francis 19; George 14; Nelson 17; William 7 All b NY (living next door to Nelson's future wife and her parents). Then again, later in the same film as:
FARBARN (#112): John 63 farming 800/400; (wife) Betsey 53; (Children): Jarvin (sic) 23, James 21, George 13, Willie 8 all b NY.
How can we ever expect to get our ancestors' lives right! Both were enumerated in Aug, but as you can see, with wildly varying ages and wealth for John and Betsy, and with different sets of children, including once with son Nelson, once with Nelson on the next page with a Kelly family)[12][13]
Census:
Date: 1880
Place: Hardenburgh, Ulster, New York, USA
Note: FARBORN: John 68 wife Elyzabeth 60, both b Scotland; Children: Jarven (sic) 34, William H 17, George 23 all laborer b NY F/M b Scotland; James 30 F/M b Scotland, Mary 24 wife F/M b NY, both at home b NY; Rachel 5 dtr b NY F/M b NY; Francis 3, Nelson 1. (Near neighbour, son John Francis as Frank)[14]

Sources

  • WikiTree profile Fairbairn-39 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by L and others.
  • Source: S1204 Title: EM FAIRBAIRN, John ex Ed S, Recipient: Lorna Henderson, Address: New York, USA Abbreviation: EM FAIRBAIRN, John ex Ed S Author: Edward STEWART (18124)
  • Source: S2646 Title: Delaware County, NY Genealogy & History Site, Url: http://www.dcnyhistory.org/ Abbreviation: Delaware County, NY Genealogy & History Site Note: transcr. from heaps of assorted records, eg Original Marriage Record Index at Delaware County Clerk's Office, prepared by Laurie Kyle, Alan Malz and Joyce Riedinger, Book I Feb 1908 to Dec 1927 NB date is date of filing licence, not marriage CONT Obituaries ++
  • Source: S808 Title: Census: USA, Record Type: Census images, Film: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: USA Repository: #R121
  • Repository: R121 Name: Ancestry.com Address: Country: USA
  1. Source: #S1204 Page: Dth 1896 John s/o Walter FAIRBAIRN, rcvd Jan 1999
  2. Source: #S1204 Page: Jan 1999
  3. Source: #S2646 Page: Lake Hill Cemetery, FAIRBAIRN, David & family, extracted Oct 2007
  4. Source: #S1204 Page: Dth 1896 John s/o Walter FAIRBAIRN, rcvd Jan 1999
  5. Source: #S2646 Page: Lake Hill Cemetery, John, Jane H and Jarvis B FAIRBAIRN, extracted Oct 2007 Note:
  6. Source: #S1204 Page: Dth 3 Apr 1896 John FAIRBAIRN, Seager, Hardenburgh, Ulster Co, NY, from http://www.dcnyhistory.org/pdfs/tree-miller-james.pdf, extracted Apr 2009
  7. Source: #S2859 Page: Dth 3 Apr 1896 John FAIRBAIRN, mustered 4 Jan 1864, 80th NY Inf Coy, pension applic. 14 Apr 1880 #358496 (as invalid), from Civil War and Later Pension Index, extracted Jun 2011
  8. Source: #S2646 Page: Lake Hill Cemetery, John, Jane H and Jarvis B FAIRBAIRN, extracted Oct 2007
  9. Source: #S1204 Page: Marr. 13 Jan 1841 John FAIRBAIRN & Elisabeth MILLER, Bovina, NY, rcvd Jan 1999
  10. Source: #S808 Page: 1850 Shandaken, Ulster, New York; Roll M432_608 Pg 222; Image 448, hsehold of John & Elizabeth FAIRBURN, extracted Oct 2007
  11. Source: #S808 Page: 2 Aug 1860 Hardenburgh, Ulster, New York; Roll: M653_872; Page: 135; Image: 348, hsehold of John & Elizabeth FAIRBURN, extracted Sep 2008
  12. Source: #S808 Page: 1870 Hardenbergh, Ulster, New York; Roll M593_1105; Pg 107; Image 214; hsehold of John & Betsey FAIRBARN, extracted Oct 2007
  13. Source: #S808 Page: 1870 Hardenbergh, Ulster, New York; Roll: M593_1105; Pg: 103; Image: 205, hsehold of John and Bestey FARBIN, extracted Apr 2009
  14. Source: #S808 Page: 1880 Hardenbergh, Ulster, New York; Roll T9_939;FHL Film 1254939 Pg 94.2000; ED 121; Image 0191; hsehold of John & Elyzabeth FARBORN, extracted Oct 2007

Acknowledgments

Thank you to Lorna Henderson for creating WikiTree profile Fairbairn-532 through the import of FAIRBAIRNJohnMILLERNy4WikiTreeJul2013v3PlaceUpdated.ged on Jul 13, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Lorna and others.




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