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. She celebrated her 90th birthday in 2008.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Margaret by comparing test results with other
carriers of her ancestors' 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: