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John Fairbairn (abt. 1693)

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John Fairbairn
Born about in Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married in Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 23 Mar 2016
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John Fairbairn born 1692, Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland [1]

Baptized 1 Oct 1693 Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland [2]

OPR page headed 1693, entry headed "Cock: Octbr 1st (where the 1 might be a 2, but SctP index as 1) reads:

P(arents): Geo: ffairbarne Christian Buickless B(aptized): John lawll W(itnesses): Wm Robson Alxr Brotter


Husband: John Fairbairn
Wife: Helen Grieve
About 1722
Probably at Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland
Documented children:[3]
James Fairbairn bap. 1724 Cockburnspath
Margaret Fairbairn bap. 1727 Cockburnspath
Christian Fairbairn bap. 1730 Cockburnspath
Robert Fairbairn bap. 1733 Cockburnspath
David Fairbairn bap. 1736 Cockburnspath
John Fairbairn bap. 1743 Cockburnspath


(Some of) the family of John & Helen (Grieve) Fairbairn in the Fairbairn One Name Study/DNA project
Although the One Name Study data is far from complete for the family, source data is needed here on WikiTree for some of the children listed as belonging to John & Helen, particularly Thomas 1718, Isobel 1722, Agnes 1726.
Naming pattern for assumed parents would mean that there is likely a son George, baptism/proof yet to be found.Henderson-2297 23:48, 21 January 2017 (EST)


  1. Source #S-1
  2. Source #S3: Bap. 1 Oct 1693 John s/o George Fairbarne & Christian Buickless, Cockburnspath, BEW, 731 10/175
  3. Source #S2: Baptisms to John Fairbairn and Helen Grieve
  • Source: S-1 Ancestry Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. (link removed as went nowhere)
  • Source: S2 ScotlandsPeople Baptisms index pre 1855

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