John  Fairbairn

John Fairbairn (abt. 1705 - aft. 1742)

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John Fairbairn
Born about in Melrose?, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about in ?Melrose, ROX, SCTmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in ?Smailholm, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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Categories: Fairbairn Patriarch | Haplogroup I Fairbairn Patriarch.

Biography

DNA

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John Fairbairn

Born say 1705 probably Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Married abt 1728 probably Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Husband: John Fairbairn
Wife: Bessie Flint
Known Children: [1]
Child: Robert Fairbairn
Child: George Fairbairn
Child: Elizabeth Fairbairn
Child: Isobel Fairbairn
Child: Mary Fairbairn
Child: Elizabeth Fairbairn
Child: Thomas Fairbairn
Assumed child:
Archibald? Fairbairn [2] [3]

Died between 1741 AND 1805 possibly Smailholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland [4]

Occupation 1729 Drygrangemiln, Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland

A miller
Notes: The session resolve to examine witnesses in this affair and for that end order their beadle to summoned John Fairbairn, miller, and his wife Bessie Flint, Bessie Hog, their woman, John Lyal, John Dawson and James Wilson to the session this day eight days.[5]

Reference: 52709

Sources

  1. Source #S55
  2. Source #S2: From DNA, naming patterns of (sometimes assumed) descendants
  3. Source #S3: From DNA, naming patterns of (sometimes assumed) descendants
  4. Source : #S55 Bap. 6 Sep 1741 Thomas to John FAIRBAIRN & Bettie FLINT, Par. of Smailholm, ROX, copy d/loaded Mar 2008
  5. Source #S1: Book: 2.---Baptisms, Marriages, and Discipline in the parish of Melrose since November 1723 "att which time Mr. Gavin Eliot was admitted School-master and Session-clerk".
  • Source S1 1723-41 Roxburgh: Melrose - Register of Baptisms, Marriages, Proclamations of Marriages, Session Minutes (1723-1741) and Mortuary Rolls, extracted from Ancestry index Jan 2010
  • Source S2 Fairbairn Surname DNA project
  • Source S3 Fairbairn One Name Study
  • Source S55 OPR BDM entries prior to 1855 from ScotlandsPeople
  • WikiTree profile Fairbairn-42 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.


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Total Shared DNA segments between descendants of John & Bessie (FLINT) FAIRBAIRN
Total Shared DNA segments between descendants of John & Bessie (FLINT) FAIRBAIRN

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