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Nelson G Fairbairn (1854 - 1940)

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Nelson G Fairbairn
Born in Shandaken, Ulster Co., New York, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about in ?Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Middletown, Margaretville, New York, USAmap [uncertain]
Fairbairn-538 created 14 Jul 2013 | Last modified | Last edit: 17 Jun 2017
07:55: Lorna Henderson edited the data for Nelson Fairbairn. [Thank Lorna for this]
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Biography

Nelson G Fairbairn [1]

Born 26 SEP 1854 Shandaken, Ulster Co., New York, USA[2][3][4][5]

or about 1856 New York, USA[6]

or 1851

suspect this latter is a transcription error from the h/stone given all census data implies 1854/5[7]

Died 1940 poss. ?Middletown, Margaretville, New York, USA[8][9]

Reference: 18118

Census:

01 JUN 1900 Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USA

FAIRBAIRN: Nelson farmer head 45 b Sep 1854 NY F/M b Scotland; wife Emma F 39 b May 1861 marr. 20 yrs, 4 children, all living b NY F/M b NY; Sons: Leonard 15 b Apr 1885 farm laborer, Benjamin 11 b Dec? 1888, at school, Oscar 1 b Dec 1898 all b NY F/M b NY[10]

Buried Middletown, Margaretville, New York, USA

Nelson Fairbairn 1854-1940
Emma 1861-1934[11]

Married abt 1880 poss. ?Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USA[12]

Husband: Nelson G Fairbairn
Wife: Emma F Delameter
Child: Henry Fairbairn
Child: Leonard R Fairbairn
Child: Benjamin H Fairbairn
Child: Oscar Fairbairn

Census:

1910 Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USA

FAIRBAIRN: Nelson 54 b NY F/M b Scotland (indexed as Connecticut) general farm; wife Emma 48 (marr. 31 yrs 4 children all living) b NY F/M b NY; Children: Henry 28, Benjamin 21 both farm labor home farm, Oscar 10. Brother in law: Artlon LECOUNTE 38 livestock dealer (as indexed, v. hard to read but looks more like 18 singe to me). Indexed in same house, but in the one before Etta GEYEN 2[13]

Jan 1920 Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USA

FAIRBAIRN: Nelson 64 own farm, freehld, b NY F/M b NY, general farm; wife Emma 58 b NY F/M b NY; Children: Oscker 21 b NY F/M b NY; Dtr in law: Helen 21 21 b NY F/M b NY;Grdsons: Glenford 3 ; Bernard 2 6/12 both b NY F/M b NY[14]

05 APR 1930 Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USA

FAIRBAIRN: Nelson 76 farmer, gen. farm b NY F/M b Scotland, own property, with radio; wife Emma F 68 b N F/M b NY (nearby were Oscar and Helen, and Frank M and Lucy A, son and ?nephew? resp. also an as yet unidentified Hazel, and Hiram)[15]

Parents

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[16]

Census:

03 OCT 1850 Shandaken, Ulster Co., New York, USA

FAIRBURN (might be FAIRBAIRN): John 38, Elizabeth 28, (assumed sons) Walter 9 all b Scotland; Francis 6, Jarvin 5, James 2 all b NY[17]

02 AUG 1860 Hardenburgh, Ulster Co, New York, USA

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[18]

Aug 1870 Hardenbergh, Ulster Co, New York, USA

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)[19][20]

1880 Hardenburgh, Ulster, New York, USA

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)[21]

Sources

  1. Source: #S1204 Family of John FAIRBAIRN & Elisabeth MILLER, rcvd Jan 1999
  2. Source: #S1204 Birth 26 Sep 1854 Nelson G FAIRBAIRN, rcvd Jan 1999
  3. Source: #S306 Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T623 1169 Pg 1A ED 94, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  4. Source: #S808 1930 Hardenbrugh, Ulster, NY Roll: 1654; Pg 2A; ED 9 Images 1032, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2008
  5. Source: #S1204 Birth 26 Sep 1854 Nelson G FAIRBAIRN, Shandaken, Ulster Co (from family bible), from http://www.dcnyhistory.org/pdfs/tree-miller-james.pdf, extracted Apr 2009
  6. Source: #S808 1910 Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T624_1084 Pg 1A ED 121, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  7. Source: #S1961 Fairbairn: Nelson 1851-1940, Private Gavette Cemetery, Hardenberg Patent lot # 38 Town of Middletown, Delaware County New York, from http://www.dcnyhistory.org/joyce/cemgav.html, extracted Sep 2008
  8. Source: #S1204 1854-1940 Nelson s/o John & Elisabeth (MILLER) FAIRBAIRN, rcvd Sep 2008
  9. Source: #S1961 Fairbairn: Nelson 1851-1940, Private Gavette Cemetery, Hardenberg Patent lot # 38 Town of Middletown, Delaware County New York, from http://www.dcnyhistory.org/joyce/cemgav.html, extracted Sep 2008 Note: "The following is a listing of the Gavette Cemetery taken by Amy Gavette in 1960. Her records are on display at the Roxbury Library History Room in several note books. This information is made available with the permission of the Roxbury Library Association for input on the Delaware County Site. As with all information that is transcribed, please be advised that not all dates or proper names may be correct. --Vesti Snyder, Roxbury NY 1999"
  10. Source: #S306 Page: Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T623 1169 Pg 1A ED 94, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  11. Source: #S1961 Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, Gavett Cem. Millbrook Rd, Middletown, from http://www.dcnyhistory.org/cemgavett.html, extracted Apr 2009
  12. Source: #S306 Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T623 1169 Pg 1A ED 94, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  13. Source: #S808 1910 Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T624_1084 Pg 1A ED 121, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  14. Source: #S808 1920 Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T625_1270 Pg 5A ED 151 Image 649, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  15. Source: #S808 1930 Hardenbrugh, Ulster, NY Roll: 1654; Pg 2A; ED 9 Images 1032, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2008
  16. Source: #S1204 Marr. 13 Jan 1841 John FAIRBAIRN & Elisabeth MILLER, Bovina, NY, rcvd Jan 1999
  17. Source: #S808 1850 Shandaken, Ulster, New York; Roll M432_608 Pg 222; Image 448, hsehold of John & Elizabeth FAIRBURN, extracted Oct 2007
  18. Source: #S808 2 Aug 1860 Hardenburgh, Ulster, New York; Roll: M653_872; Page: 135; Image: 348, hsehold of John & Elizabeth FAIRBURN, extracted Sep 2008
  19. Source: #S808 1870 Hardenbergh, Ulster, New York; Roll M593_1105; Pg 107; Image 214; hsehold of John & Betsey FAIRBARN, extracted Oct 2007
  20. Source: #S808 1870 Hardenbergh, Ulster, New York; Roll: M593_1105; Pg: 103; Image: 205, hsehold of John and Bestey FARBIN, extracted Apr 2009
  21. Source: #S808 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
  • Source: S1204 EMails re John FAIRBAIRN (NY) & family ex Ed S (NY), Recipient: LornaHen (NZ)
  • Source: S1961 www FAIRBAIRN searches and miscellaneous correspondence Author: LornaHen (NZ)
  • Source: S306 USA Census images: 1900 via Ancestry
  • Source: S600 Lorna's Family History Musings
  • Source: S808 USA Census images via Ancestry.com
  • WikiTree profile Fairbairn-538 created by Lorna Henderson through the import of FAIRBAIRNJohnMILLERNy4WikiTreeJul2013v3PlaceUpdated.ged on Jul 13, 2013.


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