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Margaret (Fairbairn) Purdie (1793 - 1848)

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Margaret Purdie formerly Fairbairn
Born in Thornylaw, Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Died in Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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Biography

Margaret Fairbairn. [1]

Born 20 MAY 1793. Thornylaw, Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, Scotland. [2]

Died 14 FEB 1848. Cairlion(?), Par. of Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: aged 53. [3]

Christening: 10 JUN 1793. Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: Archibald Fairbairn in Thornylaw and Mary Grierson his wife had a Daughter born 20th of May, and Baptised 10th of June 1793 by the Revd Mr Sc??e Minister, her name was Margaret. [4]

Census: 1841 Wherstead, Dist of Samford, Suffolk, England.

Note: PURDEE (indexed as PURDUE): Margaret 40 keepers wife; Assumed children: Mary 15, Archibald 10, Elizabeth 10, Acilia 5; All b Scotland;.

Findmypast has them transcribed as. PARDEE: Margarett, Mary, Archbold, Elizabeth, Acilia, and shows. PURDEE, William 15 close by (working as a gardener b. Scotland). [5]

Buried 20 FEB 1848. Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: Entry reads: Died Feb 14 Margt Fairbairn wife of Chas Purdie Pavilion buried Feb 20 aged 53. Following entry: Feb 15 William Purdie son of above bur. Feb 20 aged 23. [6]

Marriage

Husband Charles Purdie.
Wife Margaret Fairbairn.
Child: Cecilia Purdie.
Child: William Purdie.

Marriage 14 DEC 1821. Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: entry for Dec 20 reads Charles Purdy in the Parish of Galashiels and Margaret Fairbairn in this parish married 14 Dec 1821. [7][8][9]
Husband Archibald Fairbairn.
Wife Mary Grierson.
Child: Mary Fairbairn.
Child: Agnes Fairbairn.
Child: Isabel Fairbairn.
Child: Robert Fairbairn.
Child: Margaret Fairbairn.
Child: George Fairbairn.
Child: Cecily Fairbairn.

Marriage ABT 25 JUL 1784. Par. of Bowden, Roxburghshire, Scotland.

Note: Sessions 25 July 1784: Archd F. & Mary G. who are said to be married in an irregular way a short time ago, and they themselves declaring the truth of it, were rebuked for taking such a step & exhorted to live for the future in a christian way as man & wife. [10]

Sources

  1. Source: #S56 Birth 20 May, Bap. 10 Jun 1793 Margaret d/o Archibald FAIRBAIRN & Mary GRIERSON, Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, copy d/loaded Dec 2007
  2. Source: #S56 Birth 20 May, Bap. 10 Jun 1793 Margaret d/o Archibald FAIRBAIRN & Mary GRIERSON, Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, copy d/loaded Dec 2007
  3. Source: #S56 Dth 14 Feb Burial 20 Feb 1848 (with son) Margaret FAIRBAIRN aged 53, w/o Chas PURDIE, Cairlion?, Melrose, Roxburghshire, 799/00 0492, copy d/loaded May 2009
  4. Source: #S56 Birth 20 May, Bap. 10 Jun 1793 Margaret d/o Archibald FAIRBAIRN & Mary GRIERSON, Par. of St Boswells, Roxburghshire, copy d/loaded Dec 2007
  5. Source: #S200 Wherstead, Sub Dist Holbrook Dist /Hundred of Samford, SFK HO107/1034 Bk 27 ED 4 F 5 Pg 18, hsehold of Margaret PURDEE, extracted Jan 2010
  6. Source: #S55 Dth 14 Feb Burial 20 Feb 1848 (with son) Margaret FAIRBAIRN aged 53, w/o Chas PURDIE, Pavilion, Melrose, Roxburghshire, 799/00 0492, copy d/loaded May 2009
  7. Source: #S56 Marr. 1864 William PURDIE & Ann ROBSON, reg. Par. of Yarrow, Selkirkshire, Dist 779 Pg 1 #1, copy d/loaded Dec 2007
  8. Source: #S1596 Marr. 1821 Margaret FAIRBAIRN & Charles PURDIE, batch A537124 Sheet 00, Melrose, Roxburghshire, patron submission, , extracted Dec 2007
  9. Source: #S56 Marr. 14 Dec 1821 Margaret FAIRBAIRN (Melrose) Charles PURDY (Par. of Galashiels), Dist 799/0050 #0290, copy d/loaded May 2009
  10. Source: #S1141 Kirk Sessions
  • Source: S200 1841 Census images for England and Wales via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S55 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Burial entries (to 1854) via http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php
  • Source: S56 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855) ex Scotlands People


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