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David Fairbairn (1859 - 1932)

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David Fairbairn
Born in Hawkesbury Mills, Prescott Co., Ontario, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married in Menominee, Menominee Co, Michigan, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Santa Ana?, Orange Co, California, USAmap
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Contents

Biography

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

Name

Name: David /Fairbairn/ [2][3]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 12 MAR 1859
Place: Hawkesbury Mills, Prescott Co., Ontario, Canada[4][5][6]
Birth:
Date: MAY 1859
Place: Hawkesbury Mills, Prescott Co., Ontario, Canada
Note: place from Gordon. "Canada Eng", mth/yr from 1900 cens.[7][8][9][10]

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 12 MAR 1859

Death

Death:
Date: 1932
Place: Santa Ana?, Orange Co, California, USA[11][12]

Reference

Reference: 31027

Christening

Christening:
Date: 03 APR 1859
Place: Hawkesbury, Prescott Co., Ontario, Canada
Note: Entry reads: Folio twenty three Baptism
David son of David Fairbairn and his wife Charity Walker born on the Twelfth day of March in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty Nine was baptized by me at Hawkesbury Canada West on the third day of April in the same year (signed) John Rannie Minr Assisting Hawkesbury & Grenville[13]

Immigration

Immigration:
Date: 1878
Place: Michigan, USA[14]

Occupation

Occupation: a mechanic
Date: DEC 1883
Place: Hawksbury, Prescott Co., Ontario, Canada[15]

Residence

Residence:
Date: 1928
Place: Olive Precinct, Orange Co, California, USA
Note: FAIRBAIRN: David rancher; Mrs Mina housewife; Mrs Clarissa H housewife; (latter two don't have a postbox, Flora at 195, so this assumed to be the older David)[16]
Residence:
Date: 1930
Place: Olive Precinct, Orange Co, California, USA
Note: FAIRBAIRN: David rancher Democrat; Mrs Mina housewife, republican; Mrs Clarissa H housewife, republican; Clyde box maker, replublican;[17]

Burial

Burial:
Place: Santa Ana, Orange Co, California, USA
Note: Mina in same cem.[18]
Burial:
Place: Longueuill, Prescott Co., Ontario, Canada
Note: Only 3 FAIRBAIRNs in index for Prescott County: David, Clarissa and Azella (VALLEY). Doug B. advises that Longueuil borders West Hawkesbury and is in the greater Hawkesbury area.[19][20]

Marriage

Husband: David Fairbairn
Wife: Mina Schryer
Child: Clarissa Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: 26 OCT 1896
Place: Menominee, Menominee Co, Michigan, USA
Note: "married 14 yrs" in the 1910 census, (which is assumed to be to David, not COOK); cert. shows David as a tiler 37 b CAN s/o David FAIRBAIRN & Charity WALER (sic); Mina Schryer COOK as 31 b CAN d/o Alvin SCHRYER and Phyllis O'ROURKE; Both had been married once before. Wit by Mr & Mrs John WILLMAN, Previous entry was Mina's brother Horace to Lizzie Brandel, witnessed by Mina COOK and David F. (no surname, just F.)[21][22][23][24]
Census:
Date: 1900
Place: Menominee, Michigan, USA
Note: Entry #1133/338/401: David FAIRBAIRN, head, 41, b. Mar 1859, mar 18 yrs, b. Canada, parents both b. Canada Eng. Wife Mina, 36, b May 1864, mar 18 yrs, 4, 3 (?children born, living?); b. Canada, both parents b Canada Eng.
Dtrs: Phyllis, 12, b Jul 1887, Florence, 9 b Jun 1890, son Clyde, 2 b Apr 1898, all b Michigan, parents b Canada.
Ad(opted) Son, David, 15, b Nov 1884, b Michigan, parents b Canada.[25]
Census:
Date: 23 JAN 1920
Place: Orange Twp, Orange Co., California, USA
Note: FAIRBAIRN: David, head, own home mortgaged, 60, b. Canada F/M b CAN, emig 1889? Na, Fruit Farmer; wife Mina, 55, b. Canada F/M b CAN, emig 1890 Na; Children: Clyde, 21, Labourer, Packing House; Clarissa, 18, both b. MI F/M b CAN; Cousin: Walter, 22, b. New Mexico, F b Minnesota M b Kansas, (Sanna added this lineage: for Walter son of William G. Fairbairn b. in Stillwater, Minnesota and Carrie Augusta McGrew, b.Kansas )[26][27]
Census:
Date: 1930
Place: Orange Twp, Orange Cty, California, USA
Note: David FAIRBAIRN, head, owner of house, male, white, 71, 1st mar at age 23, hasn't attended school since ??, can read/write, born Canada Eng, both parents born Canada Eng, immigrated 1878 (sic) , naturalized, able to speak English, farmer, citrus ranch, at work last working day, not a veteran;
Wife Mina, 65, 1st mar age 18, born Canada Eng, both parents born Canada Eng, native tongue, English, emigrated 1870 (sic) , naturalised, can speak English, no occupation.
Clyde FAIRBAIRN, son, 31, single, born Michigan, parents both b Canada Eng, box maker at Citrus packing house, at work last working day, not a veteran.
Clarissa FAIRBAIRN, dtr, 28,mar, at age 19, b. Michigan, parents both b Canada Eng, no occupation.
Grd children (assumed to belong to Clarissa): Francis Jean, 8, fem, David (H?) 8, (both attended school since ?? and can read/write) Mary E, 5, hadn't attended school since ??. All 3 born California, father born New Mexico, mother born Michigan.[28]
Husband: David Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: 19 DEC 1883
Place: Hawkesbury, Prescott Co, Ontario, Canada
Note: day/mth/place from Gordon who initially also had sons William and Robert shown as belonging to this couple, but these have now been deleted from lack of supporting evidence on where they came from.
marr. cert. shows David as 24 born Hawkesbury Mills, resid Hawkesbury, mechanic, Presby, s/o David FAIRBAIRN & Charity WALKER; Azelia 18 born/resid Loungueil, Episc. Methodist d/o William VALLEY and Louisa BANCROFT; Wit: Angus FAIRBAIRN Hawkesbury and Elsie Ann BANCROFT West Hawkesbury, marr. by License, St Pauls Ch, Hawksbury by the Rev John FAIRLIE[29][30][31]
Husband: David Fairbairn
Wife: Charity Walker
Child: David Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: 29 AUG 1845
Place: Chatham, Ottawa River, Ontario, Canada
Note: Entry reads: Marriage - David Fairbairn and Charity Walker having been regularly proclaimed and no objections offered were married by me at Chatham Ottawa River Canada West on this the twenty ninth day of August in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty Five; William Mair Minister of Grenville & Chatham Wit: George Laigth and Tho Higginson
NB family records seem to say 24th Aug[32][33][34][35][36]
Census:
Date: 1861
Place: Hawkesbury, Prescott Co., Ontario, Canada
Note: FAIRBAIRN: David, 39, carpenter (Ross said farmer), Charity 35; Children: Agnes 14; Jane 12; Mary 10; Devizes, 8; Ann, 6; David 2 all b CW (i.e. Canada West, now Ontario).
Two hseholds away SMITH: David, Eliza, Gordon, Webster[37][38]
Census:
Date: 1871
Place: Hawkesbury Village, Prescott Co., Ontario, Canada
Note: FAIRBAIRN: David aged 49, carpenter, born Ontario of Scottish origins, Presbyterian. Charity 45, Irish Origins, 6 children: Deaizes (? aka Diza), 18; Annie, 16; David, 12; Clarissa, 9; Jessie, 6; Angus, 3[39][40]
Census:
Date: 1891
Place: Hawkesbury Village, Dist of Prescott, Quebec, Canada
Note: FAIRBAIRN: David 65 b ONT F b Scotland M b Ireland, Presb, carpenter; wife Charity 65 b ONT F/M b Ireland; Children: Jessie 25 sewing; William 16 both b ONT F/M b ONT; Grdson David 6 b USA F/M b ONT[41]

Sources

  1. Fairbairn-658 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: #S1741 Page: extracted Aug 2002
  3. Source: #S1741 Page: From 1930 Orange Co., California, USA Census, Enum Dist 30-57, Supervisor's Dist 20, sheet 4, rcvd Feb 2003
  4. Source: #S1744 Page: Rcvd Oct 2002 ex Diary of D D GRANT, husband of Jessie FAIRBAIRN
  5. Source: #S5 Page: Marr. 19 Dec 1883 David FAIRBAIRN & Azelia VALLEY, Prescott, FHL Film MS932_44, from Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924, extracted Jun 2008
  6. Source: #S5 Page: Born. 12 Mar Bap. 3 Apr 1859, David s/o David FAIRBAIRN & Charity WALKER, by Minister of Hawkesbury & Grenville, from Grenville Presby Ch, in Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967, extracted Jan 2009
  7. Source: #S1741 Page: extracted Aug 2002
  8. Source: #S2175 Page: ex descendant chart found in Wellington Cty Archives, rcvd Feb 2003
  9. Source: #S1741 Page: From 1900 ?CA?, USA Census, rcvd Feb 2003
  10. Source: #S1741 Page: From 1930 Orange Co., California, USA Census, Enum Dist 30-57, Supervisor's Dist 20, sheet 4, rcvd Feb 2003
  11. Source: #S2175 Page: ex descendant chart found in Wellington Cty Archives, rcvd Feb 2003
  12. Source: #S2811 Page: Dth 1932 David FAIRBAIRN Santa Ana Cem., Orange Co, California, Find A Grave Memorial# 7574599, extracted Feb 2009
  13. Source: #S5 Page: Born. 12 Mar Bap. 3 Apr 1859, David s/o David FAIRBAIRN & Charity WALKER, by Minister of Hawkesbury & Grenville, from Grenville Presby Ch, in Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967, extracted Jan 2009
  14. Source: #S1741 Page: From 1930 Orange Co., California, USA Census, Enum Dist 30-57, Supervisor's Dist 20, sheet 4, rcvd Feb 2003
  15. Source: #S5 Page: Marr. 19 Dec 1883 David FAIRBAIRN & Azelia VALLEY, Prescott, FHL Film MS932_44, from Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924, extracted Jun 2008
  16. Source: #S5 Page: Olive Precinct, Orange Co, California, Voter rolls 1928 David & ?Mina and Clarissa? FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jul 2009
  17. Source: #S5 Page: Olive Precinct, Orange Co, California, Voter rolls 1930 David & Mina FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jul 2009
  18. Source: #S2811 Page: Dth 1932 David FAIRBAIRN Santa Ana Cem., Orange Co, California, Find A Grave Memorial# 7574599, extracted Feb 2009
  19. Source: #S1961 Page: Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid (http://www.islandnet.com/ocfa) searched Sep 2002. Cem. ref. KG-924-1
  20. Source: #S1744 Page: Sep 2002
  21. Source: #S1741 Page: From 1930 Orange Co., California, USA Census, Enum Dist 30-57, Supervisor's Dist 20, sheet 4, rcvd Feb 2003
  22. Source: #S1741 Page: From 1900 ?CA?, USA Census, rcvd Feb 2003
  23. Source: #S1741 Page: From 1910 CA Census (Series: T624 Roll: 90 Part: 3 Page: 150B) rcvd Feb 2003
  24. Source: #S1597 Page: Marr. 26 Oct 1896 David FAIRBAIRN & Mina Schryer COOK, from Michigan Marriages 1868-1925, Film 2342504 image 123 v3p299 m 125, extracted Jan 2009
  25. Source: #S1741 Page: From 1900 Michigan, USA Census, rcvd Feb 2003
  26. Source: #S2149 Page: From 1920 Census, via Sanna G, rcvd Feb 2003
  27. Source: #S2329 Page: 1920 Orange, Orange, CA Roll T625_123 Pg 10B ED 69 Image 789 hsehold of David and Mina FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2008
  28. Source: #S1741 Page: From 1930 Orange Co., California, USA Census, Enum Dist 30-57, Supervisor's Dist 20, sheet 4, rcvd Feb 2003
  29. Source: #S1741 Page: extracted Aug 2002
  30. Source: #S2175 Page: ex descendant chart found in Wellington Cty Archives, rcvd Feb 2003
  31. Source: #S5 Page: Marr. 19 Dec 1883 David FAIRBAIRN & Azelia VALLEY, Prescott, FHL Film MS932_44, from Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924, extracted Jun 2008
  32. Source: #S1741 Page: extracted Aug 2002
  33. Source: #S1744 Page: Aug 2002 ex family records
  34. Source: #S2175 Page: ex descendant chart found in Wellington Cty Archives, rcvd Feb 2003
  35. Source: #S1741 Page: Reminiscences of Charity Alice MANNING (nee RIGBY) of her life as she could recall at the age of 92, rcvd Mar 2003
  36. Source: #S5 Page: Marr. 29 Aug 1845 David FAIRBAIRN & Charity WALKER, by William MAIR Minister of Grenville & Chatham, from Protestants of Dist St Jermoe, Co Terrebonne, PQ, in Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967, extracted Jan 2009
  37. Source: #S1704 Page: From Census records 1851-1871 received Jan 2003
  38. Source: #S809 Page: 1861 Hawkesbury, Prescott, Ontario; Roll: C-1068, hsehold of David & Charity FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2009
  39. Source: #S1744 Page: Oct 2002 ex Canadian census (Dist 075, Division 0 P57 Film C-10,010 - C-10,011 Ref RG31) Dwelling #179
  40. Source: #S809 Page: 1871 Hawkesbury Village, Prescott, ONT MFilm C-10010-C-10011Pg 57 hsehold of David FAIRBAIRN, extracted Mar 2008
  41. Source: #S809 Page: 1891 Hawkesbury Village, Dist of Prescott, ONT Dist 111 Archive roll T-6364 hsehold of David & Charity FAIRBAIRN, extracted Sep 2008
  • Source: S1741 Title: FT FAIRBAIRN, David & WALKER, Charity (& Emails) ex GSuddaby (BRC, CAN) Rootsweb, Recipient: Lorna Henderson (NZ)
  • Source: S1744 Title: EM FAIRBAIRN, David ex Douglas B, Recipient: Lorna Henderson
  • Source: S1961 Title: www FAIRBAIRN searches and miscellaneous correspondence by LornaHen
  • Source: S2175 Title: EM FAIRBAIRN, Bart & Helen, Canada, Recipient: Lorna Henderson, Address: White Rock, Canada
  • Source: S2811 Title: Find A Grave, Url: http://findagrave.com
  • Source: S5 Title: Ancestry.com, Url: http://search.ancestry.com


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