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John Fairbairn (abt. 1799 - 1869)

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John Fairbairn
Born about in Edrom, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Died in Town Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
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Buried Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland

H/Stone #87: Erected by John FAIRBAIRN imo Janet LYALL his spouse who d. 22.1.1858 aged 55 yrs also the above John FAIRBAIRN who d. at Yetholm 2.2.1869 aged 70 yrs, also their son Thomas who d. at Dalkeith 18.3.1871 aged 55 yrs. Also Euphemia their dtr and wife of George McKAY who d. at East Rainton Fence Houses Co. Durham 27.12.1885 aged 45 yrs [1]

Married 9 Jun Westruther, Berwickshire, Scotland

13 Jun Eccles, Berwickshire, Scotland

Husband: John Fairbairn
Wife: Janet Lyall


1851 Town Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: John 50 carrier b Edrom, BEW; wife Janet 47 b Eccles, BEW; Children: Mary 13 carrier's dtr b Dalkeith, MLN, Euphemia 10 scholar, b Eccles, BEW [2]

1861 Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN (indexed as FAIRBURN): John 60 carrier b Edrom, BEW; Dtr Euphemia 19 , hsekeeper b Eccles; Also Servant John DEANS 12 b Fogo, BEW [3]


  1. Source #S1: H/stone #87 John FAIRBAIRN & Janet LYALL & family
  2. Source #S2 1851: Town Yetholm, ROX Par 811 ED 2 Pg 1 Sched 1, hsehold of John & Janet FAIRBAIRN
  3. Source #S2 1861: Town Yetholm, ROX Par 811 ED 2 Pg 9 Sched 56, hsehold of John FAIRBAIRN
  • Source S1: Yetholm MIs, published by Borders Family History Society
  • Source S2: Census transcriptions for Scotland via

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