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James Fairbairn (abt. 1795 - bef. 1837)

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James Fairbairn
Born about in Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before [location unknown]
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James Fairbairn [1]

Born say 1795 ?Sprouston, Roxburghshire, Scotland Estimated.

DIed bet 1827 and 1837 Probably at Sprouston, Roxburghshire

Notes: youngest known child was William born abt Jun 1827, Sprouston
By 1841 James' wife/widow Isabella is living at Old Belses, Ancrum with her new husband John LAIDLAW, and two new LAIDLAW children, aged 4 and 2, along with her four FAIRBAIRN children: John 20*, James 15*, Robert 10 and William 8
  • ages rounded down to nearest multiple of 5 in this census [2]


  1. Source #S56: Marr. 1875 William s/o James FAIRBAIRN & Isabel CAMPBELL; Hannah dtr of James BROWN & Margaret GRAY, Kelso, ROX
  2. Source #S201 1841 Census Ancrum, ROX SCT1841/780 Ancrum, ED 1 Folio 1 Pg 6, hsehold of John & Isobella LADLAW (sic), extracted May 2006
  • Source S56 Extract from Marriage records in the parish of Kelso , Roxburghshire . (Statutory Marriages 793/00 0027 ) Dated . 26 November 1875
  • Source S201 1841 census transcriptions for Scotland via ancestry

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