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John Fairbairn (abt. 1761)

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John Fairbairn
Born about in Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
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John son of David Fairbairn & Janet Bald [1]

Baptized 29 May 1761 Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland

entry reads: Cockburnspath 29 Do (ie May 1761)

David Fairbairn Jannet Bald (son) John (Wit.:) John & Robt Fairbairns [2]

Married 22 oct 1784 Oldhamstocks, Haddingtonshire (now East Lothian), Scotland

Husband: John Fairbairn
Wife: Grizel Johnston
"This day John Fairbairn and Grizel Johnston, both in this parish were lawfully married here, having been orderly proclaimed and no objections made to the contrary, before these witnesses - Paul Johnstone and David Fairbairn"


  1. Source #S1: entered by Jody Calvert
  2. Source #S2:
  • Source: S1 Ancestry Family Trees submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. (link removed as no longer current)
  • Source: S2 ScotlandsPeople, Old Parish Registers (BDM images pre 1855)

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