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Alexander Fairbairn (abt. 1835 - 1891)

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Alexander Fairbairn
Born about in Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Haddon, Par. of Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Fairbairn-763 created
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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: Alexander /Fairbairn/ [2][3][4]

Birth

Birth:
Date: ABT 1835
Place: Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland[5]
Birth:
Date: ABT 1835
Place: Smailholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland[6][7][8]

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using ABT 1835

Death

Death:
Date: 06 MAY 1891
Place: Haddon, Par. of Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: cert. shows Alexander as widower of Isabella RENTON, d. 12 am aged 56 of broncho pneumonia (cert. by doc from Kelso), s/o Alexander FAIRBAIRN, farm servant and Margaret Wilson (sic? should be Watson?), both dec'd. Inf. son T Alex FAIRBAIRN (no address given, so Haddon assumed), reg. 9th May Sprouston[9][10]

Reference

Reference: 22522

Census

Census:
Date: 1851
Place: Trows, Par. of Roxburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: Alexander 16 farm serv b Stitchell, BEW with William 37 (farmer 360 ac emp 12 lab b Edin) & Joan (23 b Crailing) FRAIN[11]
Census:
Date: 1881
Place: Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Alexander, 46, farm servant b Kelso, wife Isabella, 47 b Sprouston. Children (all b. Jedburgh): Maggie, 16 farm servant, Alexander 12, scholar, Catherine, 10, scholar, Robert, 8 scholar, Walter 4.[12]
Census:
Date: 1891
Place: Haddon, Par. of Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Alexander 56 ag lab b Kelso; Children: Margaret 26 dom serv, Catherine 20 ag lab, Robert 18 ag lab, Walter 14 ag lab all b Jedburgh;[13]

Marriage

Husband: Alexander Fairbairn
Wife: Isabella Renton
Marriage:
Date: 01 APR 1864
Place: Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: Dist 807 #3[14][15][16]
Census:
Date: 1871
Place: Kersheugh, Jedburgh Landward, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Alexander 36 ploughman b Smailholm ROX; wife Isabella 36 b Sprouston; Children: Margaret 6 scholar, Thomas A 2, Catherine 4 mths all b Jedburgh;[17]
Husband: Alexander Fairbairn
Wife: Margaret Watson
Child: Alexander Fairbairn
Child: Catherine Fairbairn
Child: Walter Fairbairn
Marriage:
Date: 28 FEB 1834
Place: Mertoun, Berwickshire, Scotland
Note: entry reads: "Alexander Fairbairn in this parish and Margaret Watson in the parish of Earlston were married on the 28th February 1834"[18][19]
Census:
Date: 1841
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[20]
Census:
Date: 1851
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[21]
Census:
Date: 1861
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[22]
Census:
Date: 1871
Place: Sharplaw, Par. of Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Note: FAIRBAIRN: Alexander 57 ag lab b Earlston BEW; wife Margaret 64 b Kelso, ROX;[23]

Sources

  1. Fairbairn-763 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.
  2. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224041 GRO Ref Volume 792 EnumDist 13 Page 10
  3. Source: #S888
  4. Source: #S1610 Page: 1841 Ednam Dist 788 EnumDist 1 Folio 1 page 1, rechecked Apr 2004
  5. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224041 GRO Ref Volume 792 EnumDist 13 Page 10
  6. Source: #S1610 Page: 1841 Ednam Dist 788 EnumDist 1 Folio 1 page 1, rechecked Apr 2004
  7. Source: #S802 Page: Linton ROX Par 796 ED 2 Pg 5 Sched 21 hsehold of Alexander & Margaret FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2007
  8. Source: #S803 Page: Jedburgh Landward, ROX Reg 792/2 ED 2 Pg 8 Sched 34, hsehold of Alexander & Isabella FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  9. Source: #S805 Page: Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Reg 807 ED 4 Pg 6 Sched 21, hsehold of Alexander FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  10. Source: #S56 Page: Dth 1891 Alexander FAIRBAIRN, reg. Par. of Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Dist 807 Pg 1 #3, copy d/loaded Dec 2007
  11. Source: #S801 Page: Trows, ROX Par 803 ED 2 Pg 20 Sched 74 hsehold of William & Joan FRAIN, extracted Jan 2007
  12. Source: #S210 Page: Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, FHL Film 0224041 GRO Ref Volume 792 EnumDist 13 Page 10, hsehold of Alexander & Isabella FAIRBAIRN, extracted c 2002
  13. Source: #S805 Page: Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Reg 807 ED 4 Pg 6 Sched 21, hsehold of Alexander FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  14. Source: #S210 Page: FHL Film 0224041 GRO Ref Volume 792 EnumDist 13 Page 10
  15. Source: #S888
  16. Source: #S56 Page: FAIRBAIRN marriage index download
  17. Source: #S803 Page: Jedburgh Landward, ROX Reg 792/2 ED 2 Pg 8 Sched 34, hsehold of Alexander & Isabella FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  18. Source: #S888 Page: Marr. 28 Feb 1834 Alexander FAIRBAIRN & Margaret WATSON, Mertoun, BEW
  19. Source: #S55 Page: Marr. 28 Feb 1834 Alexander FAIRBAIRN (Mertoun) & Margaret WATSON (Earlston), Mertoun, BEW 751/00 0020 0073, copy rcvd, from Harry, Sep 2012
  20. Source: #S1610 Page: 1841 Ednam Dist 788 EnumDist 1 Folio 1 page 1, rechecked Apr 2004
  21. Source: #S801 Page: Burnside, Melrose ROX Par 798 ED 2 Pg 4 Sched 4 hsehold of Alexander & Margaret FAIRBAIRN, rechecked Jan 2007
  22. Source: #S802 Page: Linton ROX Par 796 ED 2 Pg 5 Sched 21 hsehold of Alexander & Margaret FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2007
  23. Source: #S803 Page: Jedburgh, ROX Par 792/2 ED 4 Pg 18 Sched 82 hsehold of Alexander & Margaret FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2007
  • Source: S1610 Title: FreeCensus, UK, Url: http://freecen.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl
  • Source: S210 Title: 1881 Census transcripts, UK via Family Search/LDS CDs Repository: #R21
  • Repository: R21 Name: LDS library
  • Source: S56 Title: Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855) http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php
  • Source: S801 Title: Census: 1851 Ancestry, Record Type: Census (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland), Location: UK, Record Info: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1851 Ancestry Publication: 1851 Repository: #R121
  • Repository: R121 Name: Ancestry.com
  • Source: S802 Title: Census: 1861 Ancestry (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland) via Ancestry.com Repository: #R121
  • Source: S803 Title: Census: 1871 (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland) via Ancestry.com Repository: #R121
  • Source: S805 Title: Census: 1891 (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland) via Ancestry.com Repository: #R121
  • Source: S888 Title: IGI: FAIRBAIRN extract from 1993 & 1994 addenda Repository: #R58
  • Repository: R58 Name: IGI255


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