Elliot  Fairbairn

Elliot Fairbairn (abt. 1830 - 1909)

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Elliot Fairbairn
Born about in Roxburgh, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Morebattle, County of Roxburgh, Scotlandmap
Died in Tuckersmith, Huron County, Ontario, Canadamap
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Biography

Elliot Fairbairn was born on September 7, 1830 in Roxburghshire, Scotland, (see Census of 1891). He is the son of John Fairbairn and Isabella Unknown (see Census of 1841).

Elliot marries to Mary Hobkirk on May 4, 1855 at Morebattle, Roxburgh, Scotland. Mary is the daughter of Robert Hobkirk and Mary Patterson. Elliott and Mary emmigrate to Canada in 1855.

Mary dies in 1897 and is buried in McTaggert's Cemetery in Hensall, Usborne Township. Elliot dies on February 23, 1909 at Tuckersmith, Huron County, Ontario is buried next to his wife Mary.

Children of Elliott Fairbairn and Mary Hobkirk are:

1. Mary Fairbairn was born on April 15, 1856 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario, Canada. Mary weds to Roger Pepper. Roger is the son of John Pepper and Elizabeth Landers. Mary died on June 15, 1921 at Clinton, Huron, Ontario.

2. Robert Fairbairn was born in about 1858 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. Robert marries to Sarah Lamour. In 1906 they are listed on the Census at Lisgard, Manitoba.

3. Isabella Fairbairn was born on November 19, 1859 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. Isabella marries to Alexander Buchanan on November 12, 1884 at Hensall, Huron, Ontario. Alexander Buchanan Jr. was born on December 15, 1840 at Calacadu, Perth, Scotland. Alexander is the son of Alexander Buchanan and Margaret Moir.

4. Elliot Fairbairn Jr. was born in about 1862 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. Elliot marries second to Alice (Welsh) MacArthur on May 28, 1912 at Hensall, Huron, Ontario. Alice is the daughter of Richard Welsh and Mary Jane Scott.

5. Janet "Jessie" Fairbairn was born in about 1863 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. Jessie marries to Edwin McTaggart on December 31, 1885 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. Edwin McTaggart is the son of Alfred McTaggart and Sarah Bowerman.

6. Agnes Ellen Fairbairn was born in about 1865 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. Agnes marries to James Mair on May 14, 1884 at London, Middlesex, Ontario. John was born in about 1862 in Ontario. He is the son of Andrew and Margaret Mair.

7. George Fairbairn was born in about 1867 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. George marries on November 23, 1892 at Hibbert, Perth, Ontario to Agnes Simmons, daughter of Jonas Simmons and Hannah Wilcox. George marries second to Mabel Martha Simmons on December 7, 1904 at Usborne, Ontario. Mabel is the daughter of Jonas Simmons and Hannah Wilcox. George dies on October 19, 1933 at Hay, Ontario.

8. Helen Fairbairn was born in about 1868 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. Helen marries to Edward Walters on November 6, 1889 at Tuckersmith, Ontario. Edward is the son of Frances and Sarah Walters. Helen marries second to Robert Dalrymple on July 4, 1923 at Goderich, Huron, Ontario. Robert is the son of Robert Dalrymple and Mary Bell.

9. Margaret "Maggie" Fairbairn was born on November 24, 1870 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. Margaret marries to James Alexander Bell on October 2, 1891 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. James is the son of William Bell and Jennet Paterson. Margaret dies on January 12, 1937 at Clinton, Huron, Ontario.

10. Betsey Jane Fairbairn was born on August 21, 1872 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario.

11. John Fairbairn was born was born on January 4, 1874 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. John marries to Minnie Driver on September 29, 1896 at Exeter, Huron, Ontario. Minnie was born in about 1873 in Ontario. She is the daughter of John and Isabella Drover.

12. Walter Patterson Fairbairn was born December 23, 1876 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. Walter marries on February 24, 1903 at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario to Mary Ellen Robertson. Mary Ellen is the daughter of Thomas Robertson and Anne McGregor.

13. William Fairbairn was born on April 13, 1878 at Wingham, Huron, Ontario. William died on February 1, 1907 from "Brights Disease" at Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario. He was 28.






Marriage

Scotland Marriages 1561-1910 Transcription First name(s) Elliot Last name Fairbairn Marriage year 1855 Marriage date 04 May 1855 Marriage place Morebattle,Roxburgh,Scotland Spouse's first name(s) Mary Spouse's last name Hobkirk Place Morebattle County Roxburghshire Country Scotland.


Death

Elliot Fairbairn Ontario Deaths and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947 Name Elliot Fairbairn Event Type Death Event Date 23 Feb 1909 Event Place Tudersmith, Huron, Ontario Gender Male Age 78 Birthplace Scotland Birth Year (Estimated) 1831

Burial: McTaggart's Cemetery 17 Line , Hensall, Usborne Township (Concession 6, Lot 30) Huron County, Ontario

Census

1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hadden, Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Household Members: First name(s) Last name Gender Age Birth year Birth place

Isabella Fairbairn Female 35 1806 Roxburghshire, Scotland

John Fairbairn Male 20 1821 Roxburghshire, Scotland

Margret Fairbairn Female 15 1826 Roxburghshire, Scotland

Elliott Fairbairn Male 10 1831 Roxburghshire, Scotland

Isabella Fairbairn Female 4 1837 Roxburghshire, Scotland

Sources

  • Marriage - "Scotland Marriages 1561-1910," FindMyPast Transcriptions. Category Life Events (Birth, Marriage, Death). Subcategory Marriages & divorces. Collections from United Kingdom. Index (c) IRI. Used by permission of FamilySearch Intl.
  • Death - Headstone of Elliot Fairbairn" Canada's Genweb Cemetery Project. Headstone Photos courtesy of Lorna Eggert [2010]. Record Indexed by Lorna Eggert. Image Used with the Permission of Canada's Genweb Cemetery Project.
  • Immigration - "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891," database with images, FamilySearch : accessed 18 December 2015, Elliott Fairburn, 1855; citing NARA microfilm publication M237 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm .
  • Census - "1901 Census of Canada," Library and Archives Canada. Item Number: 2115539. Surname: Farburn. Given Name(s): Eliot. Age: 70. Province: Ontario. District Name: Huron South. Sub-District Name: Tuckersmith. Digitized page of Census of Canada, 1901 for Image No.: z000072066. JPG (Image No.: z000072066).
  • Census - "1891 Census of Canada," Library and Archives Canada. Item Number: 1770436. Surname: Fairbarn. Given Name(s): Elliot. Age: 59. Province: Ontario. District Name: Huron South. Sub-District Name: Tuckersmith. Digitized page of Census of Canada, 1891 for Image No.: 30953_148147-00212. JPG (Image No.: 30953_148147-00212.
  • Census - "1881 Census of Canada," Library and Archives Canada. Item Number: 4443905. Surname: FAIRBARN. Given Name(s): Elliot. Age: 49. Province: Ontario. District Name: Huron Centre. Sub-District Name: Tuckersmith. Digitized page of Census of Canada, 1881 for Image No.: e008203045. JPG (Image No.: e008203045).
  • Census - "1871 Census of Canada," Library and Archives Canada. Item Number: 1052951. Surname: Fairbairn. Given Name(s): Elliot. Age: 39. Province: Ontario. District Name: Huron South. Sub-District Name: Tuckersmith. Digitized page of Census of Canada, 1871 for Image No.: 4396748_00479. JPG (Image No.: 4396748_00479)
  • Census - "1861 Census of Canada," Library and Archives Canada. Item Number: 903995. Surname: Fairbairn. Given Name(s): Elliot. Age: 30. Province: Canada West (Ontario). District Name: Huron. Sub-District Name: Tuckersmith. Digitized page of Census of 1861 (Canada East, Canada West, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia) for Image No.: 4391938_00121. JPG (Image No.: 4391938_00121).
  • Census - "1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census," FindMyPast. First name(s): Elliot. Last name: Fairbairn. Relationship: Servant. Marital status: Unmarried. Gender: Male. Age: 19. Birth year: 1832. Occupation: Ag Serv. Birth place: Scotland. Birth town: Hobkirk. Birth town as transcribed: Hobkirk. Birth county: Roxburghshire. Birth county as transcribed: Rox. House name: Harwood Mill. Street: Harwood Mill. Parish: Hobkirk. County: Roxburghshire. Registration district: Jedburgh. Category: Census, Land & Substitutes. Subcategory: Census. Collections from: United Kingdom. © brightsolid online publishing ltd.
  • Census - "1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census." FindMyPast. Category: Census, Land & Substitutes. Subcategory: Census/ Collections from: United Kingdom/ © brightsolid online publishing ltd. Family member last name: FAIRBAIRN. First name(s): Elliott. Last name: Fairbairn. Gender: Male. Age: 10. Birth year: 1831. Birth county: Roxburghshire. Birth county as transcribed: Roxburghshire. Birth place (other): Scotland. Birth place other as transcribed: SCOTLAND. House name: Hadden. Street: Hadden. Parish or township: Sprouston. County: Roxburghshire. Country: Scotland.


Unsourced Information

Dist 801 Ent #4 shows Elliot as a ploughman, 24, resid. Earlsheugh, born Roxburgh Par. 17 May 1831, not sure of being registered, s/o paternity unknown and Isabella FAIRBAIRN, presently Bookly's; Mary as 21, hse servant b/resid ..jedward (doesn't look like Bonjedward !) d/o Robert HOBKIRK and Mary m.s. PATERSON, Wit Andrew DODS and John ROBSON, reg. May 5th at Morebattle [1]


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