Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using ABT 1811
Date: 21 OCT 1890
Place: Holefield, Par. of Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: cert reads: Alexander FAIRBAIRN, widower, farm serveant, died 21 Oct 1890, at Holefield aged 79, of old age and a strangulated hernia, s/o Alexander, farm servant, dec. and Isabella AITCHISON. Inf. Andrew ?? (later found to be WAUGH), son-in-law
Note: Entry reads: Alexander Fairbairn of this Parish and Isabella Atchison of the Parish of Eccles were married Irregularly on the 25th day of Novr 1808 (several entries later a Rachel FAIRBAIRN of Cornhill married John FOSTER)
Place: Timpendean, Par. of Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN (all b ROX): Alexander 50 ag lab; Isable (sic) 50; Isable 20 ag lab; Agnes 12 ag lab; (next page) Helen 10 ag lab; Alexander 3
Place: Kersknowe, Par. of Eckford, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Alexr 62 head, ag lab b Ednam ROX (originally Ednam BEW); wife Isabella 60 b Swinton, BEW; Children: James 36 (widower) ag lab b Eccles, BEW; John 25 ag lab b Oxnam, ROX; Grdsons: Alexander 12 scholar b Eccles; James 7 b Ancrum, ROX
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