Margaret (Fairbairn) Read

Margaret Rae (Fairbairn) Read (1918 - 2017)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Margaret Rae "Rae" Read formerly Fairbairn
Born in St Clair, Dunedin, New Zealandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], [private son (1940s - unknown)], [private son (1940s - unknown)] and [private son (1950s - unknown)]
Died in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Dec 2013
This page has been accessed 416 times.



Margaret, always known as Rae, was the 2nd daughter of Helen MacLean and Ernest Fairbairn.

She married during the Second World War to Walter Darcy Read at St Peters Church, Dunedin.

Margaret had 4 children during her marriage to Walter.

They spent many happy holidays in their Arrowtown cottage.

She celebrated her 90th birthday in 2008.

On 30 May 2017 Margaret Rae (Fairbairn) Read passed away aged 98. Ashes burial Andersons Bay cemetery, Dunedin with Walter. BLK 9SC PLOT 24




  1. Entered by Faye Whitfield.


Thanks to Faye Whitfield for starting this profile. Click the Changes tab for the details of contributions by Faye and others.

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Margaret by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Margaret:

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Images: 5
Margaret's big day!
Margaret's big day!

IN MEMORY Margaret Rae Read
IN MEMORY Margaret Rae Read

Margaret at her Arrowtown cottage
Margaret at her Arrowtown cottage

Margaret Rae (Fairbairn) Read
Margaret Rae (Fairbairn) Read

Dancing the night away
Dancing the night away


Margaret is 35 degrees from Rosa Parks, 22 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 20 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

F  >  Fairbairn  |  R  >  Read  >  Margaret Rae (Fairbairn) Read