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Catherine (Nixen) Fairbairn (abt. 1840 - aft. 1891)

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Catherine Fairbairn formerly Nixen aka Nixon
Born about in Irelandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotlandmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 20 Mar 2016 | Last significant change: 14 Oct 2018
11:54: Lorna Henderson edited the Biography, Current Last Name, Death Place and Status Indicators for Catherine (Nixen) Fairbairn. (post import tidy up/married name) [Thank Lorna for this]
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Biography

Catherine Nixon [1] [2] sometimes Nixen [3]

Born abt 1840 Ireland[4]

Died after 1891 possibly at Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland[5]

Family

Husband Walter Fairbairn
Wife: Catherine Nixon

Married 30 NOV 1866 Nunsland, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Scotland

cert. shows Walter as 25, labourer, resid. Nunsland by Ayr, s/o Walter FAIRBAIRN and Jane m.s. BROWN; Catherine as 25 Dom. Serv. resid. ?Macmairster? by Ayr, d/o John NIXON & Jean m.s. JOHNSTON; Wit: Samuel FAIRBAIRN & Margaret McCULLOCH[6][7]
Children:
Elizabeth
George
Jane
John

Census

1871 Newton, Par. of Newton on Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: Walter 29 Labourer b "Deduganph" (Dalrymple?), AYR; wife Cathrine 29 b Ireland; Children: Elizabeth 2 b Tarbolton, AYR; George 7 mths b Newton Ayr, AYR;[8]

1881 Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: Walter 39 Iron Work Labourer b Dalrymple, AYR; wife Cathrine 39 b Ireland; Children: Elizabeth 12 b Tarbolton, AYR; George 10 b Ayr, AYR; Jane 7 b Dalmelington, AYR; John 5 b Dreghorn, Ayrshire, all scholars[9]

1891 Kirkton, Par. of Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland

FAIRBAIRN: Walter 49 General Labourer b Dalrymple, AYR; wife Cathrine 51 b Ireland; Children: George 19 Blacksmith (Journeyman) b Newtown, AYR; John 15 Mason (Apprentice) b Dreghorn, AYR[10]

Sources

  1. Source: #S1960 Marr. 30 Nov 1866 Walter FAIRBAIRN & Catherine NIXON, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Dist 578 #125, extract rcvd Mar 2001
  2. Source#S56: Marr. 30 Nov 1866 Walter FAIRBAIRN & Catherine NIXON, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Dist 578 #125, copy d/loaded Mar 2016
  3. #S1
  4. Source: #S212 Kilmaurs, AYR; Reg. 598 ED: 4; Page: 1; Sched. 4, hsehold of Walter & Cathrine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  5. Source: #S212 Kilmaurs, AYR; Reg. 598 ED: 4; Page: 1; Sched. 4, hsehold of Walter & Cathrine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  6. Source: #S55 Marr. 30 Nov 1866 Walter FAIRBAIRN & Catherine NIXON, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Dist 578 #125, copy d/loaded Mar 2016
  7. Source: #S2970 Marr. 30 Nov 1866 Walter FAIRBAIRN & Catherine NIXON, Tarbolton, Ayrshire, Dist 578 #125, extracted from index Mar 2001
  8. Source: #S207 Newton on Ayr, AYR; Reg. 578/2 ED: 3; Page: 6; Sched. 31, hsehold of Walter & Catherine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  9. Source: #S209 Kilmaurs, AYR; Reg. 598 ED: 7; Page: 2; Sched. 10, hsehold of Walter & Cathrine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  10. Source: #S212 Kilmaurs, AYR; Reg. 598 ED: 4; Page: 1; Sched. 4, hsehold of Walter & Cathrine FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2013
  • Source: S1960 Corres. re Borders FAIRBAIRNs between Sanna G (North Carolina) and LornaHen (NZ), also via GenForum FAIRBAIRN
  • Source: S207 1871 Census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S209 1881 Census transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S212 1891 Census f transcripts for Scotland via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S2970 Statutory Registers Index of Births deaths marriages 1855+, ScotlandPeople
  • Source: S1 Research of Carleane (Pitts-Hunter) Tang via Scotland's People
  • WikiTree profile Nixon-992 created by L Henderson through the import of FAIRBAIRNWalterCORBETTJane4WikiTreeMyHeritagePlaceUpdated.ged on Apr 14, 2013. (Reference: 24042)


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Collaboration

On 19 Mar 2016 at 22:30 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:

Niven-159 and Nixon-992 appear to represent the same person because: Census documents, and Walter's marriage cert. to Catherine show Walter as FairbaiRn (and Catherine as NIXON, as does the death cert. of son George Fairbairn). See also http://fairbairn.lornahen.com/lineages/p70762.htm



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