Place: Bonjedward, Par. of Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Walter 51 coachman/dom. serv. b St Boswells, ROX; wife Mary 46 b Roberton, ROX; Children: Isabella 16 , Margaret 14 both b Southdean; Alexander 12, William 9 both scholars b Southdean, ROX; Catherine 6 scholar b Crailing, ROX
Note: entry reads: "Alexander Fairbairn in this parish and Margaret Watson in the parish of Earlston were married on the 28th February 1834"
Place: Hendersyde, Par. of Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN (all b ROX): Alexander, 25, ag lab; Margret (sic) 25; Alexander 6; Catrine (sic) 4; Walter 2. Also Joann WATSON, 15, fem. serv, b ROX
Place: Burnside, Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Alexander head 37 ag lab b Earlston BEW; wife Margaret 47 b Kelso, ROX; Servant Barbara LAIDLAW ag lab or bondager b Maxton
Place: Linton, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Alexander head 47 ploughman b Gordon BEW; wife Margaret 55 b Kelso, ROX; Son Alexander 26 ploughman b Smailholm, ROX; Dtr Catherine 22 ag lab b Morebattle, ROX
Place: Sharplaw, Par. of Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Alexander 57 ag lab b Earlston BEW; wife Margaret 64 b Kelso, ROX;
↑ Fairbairn-759 was created by Lorna Henderson through the import of FBJamesLINDSAYAgnes4WTJun2015.ged on Jun 16, 2015. This comment and citation can be deleted after the biography has been edited and primary sources are included.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Walter by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: