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Nelson G Fairbairn (1851 - 1940)

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Nelson G Fairbairn
Born [location unknown]
Husband of — married about in ?Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USAmap
Died in ?Middletown, Margaretville, New York, USAmap
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Contents

Biography

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

Name

Name: Nelson G /Fairbairn/ [1]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 1851
Note: but I suspect it's a transcription error from the h/stone given all census data implies 1854/5[2][3]
Birth:
Date: 26 SEP 1854
Place: Shandaken, Ulster Co., New York, USA[4][5][6][7]
Birth:
Date: ABT 1856
Place: , , New York, USA[8]

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 1851

Death

Death:
Date: 1940
Place:  ?Middletown, Margaretville, New York, USA[9][10]

Reference

Reference: 18118

Data Changed

Data Changed:
Date: 08 APR 2011

Prior to import, this record was last changed 08 APR 2011 .

Census

Census:
Date: 01 JUN 1900
Place: Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USA
Note: 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[11]

Burial

Burial:
Place: Middletown, Margaretville, New York, USA
Note: Nelson Fairbairn
1854-1940
Emma
1861-1934[12]

Marriage

Husband: Nelson G Fairbairn
Wife: Emma F Delameter
Child: Henry Fairbairn
Child: Leonard R Fairbairn
Child: Benjamin H Fairbairn
Child: Oscar Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: ABT 1880
Place:  ?Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USA[13]
Census:
Date: 1910
Place: Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USA
Note: 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[14]
Census:
Date: JAN 1920
Place: Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USA
Note: 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[15]
Census:
Date: 05 APR 1930
Place: Hardenbergh, Ulster Cty, New York, USA
Note: 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)[16]
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[17]
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[18]
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[19]
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)[20][21]
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)[22]

Sources

  • 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: S1961 Title: www FAIRBAIRN searches and miscellaneous correspondence Abbreviation: www FAIRBAIRN searches and miscellaneous correspondence Author: LornaHen (1)
  • Source: S2329 Title: USA Census - Ancestry, Record Type: USA census images, Location: Various Abbreviation: USA Census - Ancestry Repository: #R121
  • Repository: R121 Name: Ancestry.com Address: Country: USA
  • Source: S306 Title: Census: 1900 USA, Record Type: Census images, Film: via ancestry Abbreviation: Census: 1900 USA Publication: 1900 Repository: #R121
  • Source: S600 Title: Lorna's Family History Musings, Location: Waikanae, New Zealand Abbreviation: Lorna's Family History Musings Author: Lorna Henderson
  • Source: S808 Title: Census: USA, Record Type: Census images, Film: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: USA Repository: #R121
  1. Source: #S1204 Page: Family of John FAIRBAIRN & Elisabeth MILLER, rcvd Jan 1999
  2. Source: #S1961 Page: 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
  3. Source: #S600 Page: Sep 2008
  4. Source: #S1204 Page: Birth 26 SEp 1854 Nelson G FAIRBAIRN, rcvd Jan 1999
  5. Source: #S306 Page: Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T623 1169 Pg 1A ED 94, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  6. Source: #S2329 Page: 1930 Hardenbrugh, Ulster, NY Roll: 1654; Pg 2A; ED 9 Images 1032, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2008
  7. Source: #S1204 Page: 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
  8. Source: #S2329 Page: 1910 Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T624_1084 Pg 1A ED 121, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  9. Source: #S1204 Page: 1854-1940 Nelson s/o John & Elisabeth (MILLER) FAIRBAIRN, rcvd Sep 2008
  10. Source: #S1961 Page: 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"
  11. Source: #S306 Page: Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T623 1169 Pg 1A ED 94, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  12. Source: #S1961 Page: Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, Gavett Cem. Millbrook Rd, Middletown, from http://www.dcnyhistory.org/cemgavett.html, extracted Apr 2009
  13. Source: #S306 Page: Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T623 1169 Pg 1A ED 94, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  14. Source: #S2329 Page: 1910 Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T624_1084 Pg 1A ED 121, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  15. Source: #S2329 Page: 1920 Hardenbergh, Ulster, NY Roll T625_1270 Pg 5A ED 151 Image 649, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  16. Source: #S2329 Page: 1930 Hardenbrugh, Ulster, NY Roll: 1654; Pg 2A; ED 9 Images 1032, hsehold of Nelson & Emma FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2008
  17. Source: #S1204 Page: Marr. 13 Jan 1841 John FAIRBAIRN & Elisabeth MILLER, Bovina, NY, rcvd Jan 1999
  18. Source: #S808 Page: 1850 Shandaken, Ulster, New York; Roll M432_608 Pg 222; Image 448, hsehold of John & Elizabeth FAIRBURN, extracted Oct 2007
  19. 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
  20. Source: #S808 Page: 1870 Hardenbergh, Ulster, New York; Roll M593_1105; Pg 107; Image 214; hsehold of John & Betsey FAIRBARN, extracted Oct 2007
  21. Source: #S808 Page: 1870 Hardenbergh, Ulster, New York; Roll: M593_1105; Pg: 103; Image: 205, hsehold of John and Bestey FARBIN, extracted Apr 2009
  22. 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-538 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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