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John Fairbairn (1819 - 1908)

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John Fairbairn
Born in St Andrews, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Clarendon, Pontiac Co, Quebec, Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canadamap
Fairbairn-652 created
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Biography

This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import.[1] It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.

Name

Name: John /Fairbairn/ [2]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 16 JUL 1819
Place: St Andrews, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada[3]

Death

Death:
Date: 20 DEC 1908
Place: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada[4]
Death:
Date: 21 DEC 1909
Place: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Note: Vital Event Death Registration Name: John Fairburn 1909 Dec 21 Age: 88 at Kamloops[5]

Found multiple copies of DEAT DATE. Using 20 DEC 1908Array

Reference

Reference: 15798

Residence

Residence:
Date: AFT 1847
Place: Lac La Peche, Quebec, Canada[6]
Residence:
Date: FROM 1902 TO 1909
Place: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Note: for the last 7 yrs of his life[7]
Residence:
Place: Masham Township, Quebec, Canada
Note: Archibald bought land a built a house on Fairburn Lake (official name) in Masham Township, brother John owned 100 acres next to him.[8]

Occupation

Occupation: "John had left his wife and chldren with his family and went alone in 1859. He came back in 1861 to talk the others into joining him."
Date: FROM 1859 TO 1861
Place: Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada[9]
Occupation: after his wife died and all his children left home, John returned to the gold fields of British Columbia in the 1870s for the 3rd and last time to spend his remaining years.
Date: AFT 1872
Place: British Columbia, Canada[10]
Occupation: Gold miner (3 times)
Place: British Columbia, Canada[11]

Marriage

Husband: John Fairbairn
Wife: Helen Lindsay
Marriage:
Date: 15 DEC 1845
Place: Clarendon, Pontiac Co, Quebec, Canada
Note: John and Helen/Ellen were 1st cousins. ?3 children by 1861?. Andrew C has c 1848; BMS 2000 transcript ex Adeline shows Epoux: Fairbairn John
Epouse: Lindsay Eleonor
Date: 1845-12-15
Paroisse: Anglican
Localite: Clarendon
Comte: Pontiac
Province: QC
Pays: Canada[12][13][14]
Census:
Date: 1852
Place: Wakefield, Ottawa Co, Canada East (QUE), Canada
Note: FAIRBARN: John 33, Elen (sic) 31, both farmer b Scotland; Fanny laborer 5, William laborer 2 both b Canada East; John shown as at Wakefield, ie outside city limits (Archibald the previous schedule isn't marked in that column)[15]
Census:
Date: 1871
Place: Onslow, Dist of Pontiac Sth, Quebec, Canada
Note: FAIRBAIRN: John 45 b Que, farmer; wife Ellen 44 b Scotland; Children: Frances 22, William 20, Jane 18, all b QUE; All Presb., Scotch[16]
Husband: William Fairbairn
Wife: Jean Wanless
Child: John Fairbairn
Child: William Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: 25 DEC 1813
Place: Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: Entry for Dec 25th 1813 reads: William Fairbairn parish of Alderton, & Jean Wanless of this parish were married irregularly. Janry 9th 1814 confirmed by the Session"[17][18][19]
Census:
Date: 1852
Place: Wakefield, Ottawa Co, Quebec, Canada
Note: FAIRBURN: Willm, carpenter, 60; Jane 62, both b Scotland; Willim Jnr, labourer, 24, Mary 20, both b Canada; All Presbyterian (no date on page, or first page, census not completed until 1852, often known as "the census of 1852"[20][21]
Census:
Date: 1861
Place: Wakefield, Ottawa Co, Quebec, Canada
Note: FAIRBURN: William 69 farmer; wife Jane 71 both b Scotland; Willm 30 farmer b U.C.; wife Martha Jane 25 b Ireland; William 7, Mary Anne 5, Martha Jane 3, James 1 (born 1860), all b L.C.; Ellen 37 "wife of John Fairn b SCT; Frances 13, William 11, Jane 9 all b L.C. All Presb. F.C. Living in a "tide? log" building, 3 families, 1 hse being built[22][23]

Sources

  1. Fairbairn-652 was created by Lorna Henderson through the import of HendRichFBDNA4WTMay2014Final.ged on May 3, 2014. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
  2. Source: #S1062 Page: Jun 1996
  3. Source: #S1062 Page: From web page (http://www.riverduck.com/wanlessweb/riddell/D4.htm#g4) extracted Jan 2003
  4. Source: #S1062 Page: Jun 1996
  5. Source: #S1739 Page: FAIRBURN Dth Index (Reg. Number: 1909-09-199114 B.C. Archives Microfilm Number: B13111 GSU Microfilm Number: 1927139) searched Mar 2003
  6. Source: #S1062 Page: From web page ex Who's Which (http://www.riverduck.com/wanlessweb/riddell/D4.htm#g4) extracted Jan 2003
  7. Source: #S1062 Page: From web page ex Who's Which (http://www.riverduck.com/wanlessweb/riddell/D4.htm#g4) extracted Jan 2003
  8. Source: #S1127 Page: Article by Gordon Roy FAIRBAIRN "A Tale of Two Sisters" Issue #49 Jun 2002 extracted Jan 2003
  9. Source: #S1127 Page: Article by Gordon Roy FAIRBAIRN "A Tale of Two Sisters" Issue #49 Jun 2002 extracted Jan 2003
  10. Source: #S1127 Page: Article by Gordon Roy FAIRBAIRN "A Tale of Two Sisters" Issue #49 Jun 2002 extracted Jan 2003
  11. Source: #S1062 Page: From web page ex Who's Which (http://www.riverduck.com/wanlessweb/riddell/D4.htm#g4) extracted Jan 2003
  12. Source: #S1062 Page: From web page (http://www.riverduck.com/wanlessweb/riddell/D4.htm#g4) extracted Jan 2003
  13. Source: #S2167 Page: Oct 1998 ex file FAIRBAIRNexCHERNYSH.FTW
  14. Source: #S2869 Page: Marr. 15 Dec 1845 John FAIRBAIRN & Eleonor LINDSAY, Anglican Paroisse, Clarendon, Pontiac, Quebec, rcvd Sep 2009
  15. Source: #S809 Page: 1851 Masham, Ottawa Cty, Canada East (Quebec), Dist 20 Sub Dist 271, Pg 7, hsehold of John & Ellen FAIRBARN (sic), extracted Mar 2008
  16. Source: #S809 Page: 1871 Onslow, Pontiac South, Quebec, Family No: 103, hsehold of John & Ellen FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jun 2009
  17. Source: #S1038 Page: Feb 1996
  18. Source: #S1062 Page: Jun 1996
  19. Source: #S55 Page: Marr. 25 Dec 1813 William FAIRBAIRN (Par. of Alderton) & Jean WANLESS (Yetholm), Yetholm Dist 811, copy d/loaded Mar 2008
  20. Source: #S1127 Page: 1851/2 Census: Willm Jane FAIRBURN, Wakefield, Quebec, from Article by Gordon Roy FAIRBAIRN "A Tale of Two Sisters" Issue #49 Jun 2002 extracted Jan 2003
  21. Source: #S809 Page: 1851 Wakefield, Ottawa Cty, Canada East (Quebec), Dist 20, Sub Dist 278 Pg 15 Roll: C_1132 Sched A, from the Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, via ancestry.com, hsehold of William & Jane FAIRBAIRN, extracted Aug 2007
  22. Source: #S1127 Page: 1861 Census, Canada, hsehold of William & Jean FAIRBAIRN, Article by Gordon Roy FAIRBAIRN "A Tale of Two Sisters" Issue #49 Jun 2002 extracted Jan 2003
  23. Source: #S809 Page: 1861 Ottawa, Quebec; Roll: C-1304, hsehold of William & Jane FAIRBURN, extracted Aug 2009
  • Source: S1062 Title: LTR FAIRBAIRN/WANLESS ex Janis ULSTEIN (USA), Recipient: Lorna (NZ)
  • Source: S1127 Title: Borders Family History Society Magazine (Galashiels, Roxburghshire, Scotland)
  • Source: S1739 Title: BDM British Columbia Archives: Certified copies or images from web, Number: http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy/


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