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George Fairbairn (abt. 1889 - 1918)

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George Fairbairn
Born about in Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) in Ladyrig , Roxburghmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Chapelhill , Roberton , Roxburghshiremap
Fairbairn-881 created 16 May 2016 | Last modified
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George Fairbairn [1]

Born 1889 [2] Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotland [3]

Died 5 Dec 1918 Chapelhill, Roberton, Roxburghshire, [4]


1891 Morebattle, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Notes: FAIRBAIRN: William 63 ploughman b Sprouston, ROX; wife Hannah 45 b Whitsome, BEW; Children: James 14 farm serv b Kelso; Elizabeth 8 scholar b Gordon BEW; William Robert 5 b Gordon; Mary Brown 3 b Gordon; George 1 b Greenlaw, BEW; (next page) Stepfather John LAIDLAW, widower, 80 retired ploughman, b Roxburgh, ROX [5]

1901 Lantonlaw, Makerstoun, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Notes: FAIRBAIRN: Hannah 55 widow b. Whitsome, BEW; Children: Elizabeth 18 ag lab, William R. 15 farm servt odd horses b. Gordon, BEW; Mary B. 13 scholar b. Gordon, George 11 scholar b. Greenlaw; Visitor: Hannah B ANDERSON 11 scholar b. Fogo; [6]

Reference: 14537


  1. Source #S1
  2. Source #S1
  3. Source #S211 1891 Census Morebattle, ROX Dist 801/2/2 Pg 5/6 Sched 25 hsehold of William & Hannah FAIRBAIRN, copy d/loaded May 2006
  4. Source #S56 Dth 1918 Roberton, page 3 , No 7 Influenza 10 days , pneumonia 3 days . Certified Samuel Davidson M.D.
  5. Source #S211 1891 Census Morebattle, ROX Dist 801/2/2 Pg 5/6 Sched 25 hsehold of William & Hannah FAIRBAIRN, copy d/loaded May 2006
  6. Source #S214: Reg. 797 ED: 1; Page: 9; Sched. 40, hsehold of Hannah FAIRBAIRN, extracted Mar 2002
  • Source S1: Research/family knowledge of Ron Fairbairn, entered May 2016
  • Source S211: 1891 Census images for Scotland via ScotlandPeople
  • Source S214: 1901 Census transcriptions for Scotland via Ancestry
  • Source S56: Scottish Death certificate ex ScotlandsPeople

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On 17 May 2016 at 12:46 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:

Thought this might help Ron, rather than have a Fairbairn marked as unsourced :)

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