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James Fairbairn (1859 - 1895)

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James Fairbairn
Born in Wakefield, Quebec, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Quyon, Quebec, Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Wakefield, Quebec, Canadamap
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This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import.[1] It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.


Name: James /Fairbairn/ [2]


Date: 1859
Place: Wakefield, Quebec, Canada[3]


Date: 15 MAR 1895
Place: Wakefield, Quebec, Canada
Note: aged 35, left widow with a young family of two sons and three daughters[4][5]


Reference: 32678


Date: 17 MAR 1895
Place: Wakefield, Quebec, Canada[6]


Husband: James Fairbairn
Wife: Ellen Lindsay
Child: William Tate Fairbairn
Date: 23 APR 1884
Place: Quyon, Quebec, Canada[7][8]
Husband: William Fairbairn
Wife: Martha Jane Rogers
Child: James Fairbairn
Date: 03 MAY 1853
Place: Wakefield, Gatineau Co., Quebec, Canada
Note: Gordon implies there were 4 children by 1861.BMS 2000 transcr. Epoux: Fairbairn William
Epouse: Rogers Martha Jane
Date: 1853-05-03
Paroisse: Presbyterien (S. Andrew's)
Localite: Wakefield
Comte: Gatineau
Province: QC
Pays: Canada[9][10][11][12]
Date: 1871
Place: Wakefield, Ottawa Co, Quebec, Canada
Note: FAIRBERN: William 42 farmer ; wife Marther Jane 34 b Ireland; Assumed children: William 17, Mary Ann 15, Marther Jane 13, James 11, Isabeller 9, Ellener 5, John Thomas 3, Elizabeth Nancy 1/12 (b. March); All b Quebec, Scotch; William Snr 73 widower b Scotland, farmer; All C Presb.[13]
Date: 1881
Place: Wakefield, Ottawa Co., Ontario, Canada
Note: Wm. FAIRBAIRN Birth Year <1827> Birthplace O. <Ontario> Age 54 Occupation Farmer Marital Status M <Married> Ethnic Origin Scottish
Head of Household Wm. FAIRBAIRN Religion Presbyterian
Name Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
Wm. FAIRBAIRN (Sr) M Male Scottish 54 O. <Ontario> Farmer Presbyterian
Martha FAIRBAIRN M Female Irish 45 Ireland Presbyterian
James FAIRBAIRN Male Scottish 21 Q <Quebec> Farmer Presbyterian
Isabella FAIRBAIRN Female Scottish 19 Q <Quebec> Presbyterian
Ellen FAIRBAIRN Female Scottish 15 Q <Quebec> Presbyterian
John FAIRBAIRN Male Scottish 13 Q <Quebec> Presbyterian
Agnes FAIRBAIRN Female Scottish 10 Q <Quebec> Presbyterian
Francis FAIRBAIRN Female Scottish 7 Q <Quebec> Presbyterian
Willie HAY Male Scottish 2 British Columbia Presbyterian
James ROGERS M Male Irish 86 Ireland Wheelwright Presbyterian
Isabella ROGERS M Female Irish 81 Ireland Presbyterian
(assumed to be Martha's parents)
Census Place Wakefield, Ottawa, Quebec[14]
Date: 06 APR 1891
Place: Wakefield, Ottawa Co, Quebec, Canada
Note: FAIRBAIRN: William 65 marr. b QUE F/M b Scotland; wife Martha 55 b IRL F/M b IRL; Children (all b Quebec, F b QUE M b IRL): James 31, John 23, Agnes 20, Francis 17; Dtr in law Helen 30 marr. b QUE F b Scotland M b IRL; Grdchildren (all b QUE F/M b QUE) : James 6, Martha 4, Edith 2/12 Ettie 6; (prev. entry, a dtr-in-law Emma FAIRBAIRN)[15]


  1. Fairbairn-661 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: #S1127 Page: Article by Gordon Roy FAIRBAIRN "A Tale of Two Sisters" Issue #49 Jun 2002 extracted Jan 2003
  3. Source: #S1038 Page: Web page searched Jan 2003
  4. Source: #S1127 Page: Article by Gordon Roy FAIRBAIRN "A Tale of Two Sisters" Issue #49 Jun 2002 extracted Jan 2003
  5. Source: #S1038 Page: Web page searched Jan 2003
  6. Source: #S1038 Page: Web page searched Jan 2003
  7. Source: #S1127 Page: Article by Gordon Roy FAIRBAIRN "A Tale of Two Sisters" Issue #49 Jun 2002 extracted Jan 2003
  8. Source: #S1038 Page: Web page searched Jan 2003
  9. Source: #S1062 Page: Jun 1996
  10. Source: #S1127 Page: Article by Gordon Roy FAIRBAIRN "A Tale of Two Sisters" Issue #49 Jun 2002 extracted Jan 2003
  11. Source: #S2167 Page: Oct 1998 ex file FAIRBAIRNexCHERNYSH.FTW
  12. Source: #S2869 Page: Marr. 3 May 1853 William FAIRBAIRN & Matha ROGERS, Wakefield, Gatineau, QUE, from BMS 2000, transcr. rcvd Sep 2009
  13. Source: #S809 Page: 1871 Wakefield, Ottawa West, Ontario; Roll: C-10027; Family No: 28, hsehold of William Jr & Martha Jane FAIRBERN, extracted Aug 2009
  14. Source: #S1961 Page: 1881 Canadian Census via LDS ( searched Feb 2003 Family History Library Film 1375861 NA Film Number C-13225 CONT District 97 Sub-district FF Division 2 Page Number 24 Household Number 95
  15. Source: #S809 Page: 1891 Wakefield, Ottawa, Quebec. Roll: T-6413, Family No: 49, hsehold of William & Martha FAIRBAIRN, extracted Sep 2009
  • Source: S1038 Title: Corres. FAIRBAIRN/WANLESS, Quebec ex G Roy & Pat F. (BRC, CAN), Recipient: Lorna Henderson (NZ)
  • Source: S1127 Title: Borders Family History Society Magazine (Galashiels, Roxburghshire, Scotland)

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