Thomas Fairbairn (m. Elspeth REDPATH)1
(circa 1790 - 17 Oct 1854)
|Father-Assmd||Robert Fairbairn (say 1750 - ); naming pattern fits, both have Gordon connections2,3|
|Mother-Assmd||Margaret Patterson2,3 (say 1750 - )|
BDMsThomas Fairbairn was born circa 1790 at Gordon, BEW, SCT.4
Thomas Fairbairn married Elspeth Redpath on 18 Dec 1807 at Canongate, Edinburgh, MLN, SCT.1,4,5,6
Thomas Fairbairn married Betsy Nicholson on 8 Jul 1840 at Ottawa, ONT, CAN.7,8
Thomas Fairbairn died on 17 Oct 1854 at Montreal, QUE, CAN.9
CensusThomas Fairbairn appeared on the census of bet. 1851 - 1852 at Nepean, Carleton Co., Canada West (ONT), CAN, with Betsy Fairbairn, enumerated as Patsy advises: "In the 1851 census Thomas' brother Robert Fairbairn b. c1779 was visiting him (Robert's usual residence is listed as Gananoque Ontario). I don't have anything else on him at this point. In the census he claims he's married."
Took me a while to find them, as ancestry had indexed them as Farrbarin.
FAIRBAIRN (all b SCT): Thos 61 farmer Free Ch; Betsy 55 Estbd Presby; Peter 25, Elizabeth 26 both labourers, Free Ch; Robert 72 labourer resid (out of town limits) Gannonoque (prev. entry WILLIAMS family, Peter later married Jane).2,8
DNA InfoThomas belongs to a tested line in the FAIRBAIRN Surname DNA Project. Follow this link for supplementary DNA information.
Researcher(s)Thomas Fairbairn is the ancestor of researcher Patty Brown. (See Montreal Fairbairns) Email: Patty.10,11
|Elspeth Redpath (circa May 1789 - Jul 1839)|
|Charts||Lineage 1b4: Robert & Margaret (PATTERSON) FAIRBAIRN|
|Last Edited||11 Apr 2012|
- [S2285] GenForum online at http://www.genforum.genealogy.com/my/, Thomas & Elspeth (Redpath) FAIRBAIRN, Rideau Canal, posted Aug 2001 by Karen GRANT, extracted Jan 2003.
- [S2763] Patty BROWN, "EM FAIRBAIRN/REDPATH ex Patty B," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, 1851 Census, CAN, Robert & Thomas FAIRBAIRN, rcvd Aug 2008.
- [S2] Lorna Henderson, "FAIRBAIRN Analysis", Dec 2008.
- [S1961] Www FAIRBAIRN searches and miscellaneous correspondence by LornaHen (1) Montreal Queries, from http://www.bifhsgo.ca/acrs.htm, posted by Patty Brown, extracted Jul 2008.
- [S5] Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Marr. 27 Feb 1861 Peter FAIRBURN & Jane WILLIAMS, Ottawa, Carleton, ONT, film 1030062, extracted Jul 2008.
- [S3124] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Midlothian, Scotland, FAIRBAIRN Marriages 1538-1854", Marr. 18 Dec 1807 Thomas FAIRBAIRN & Elspit REIDPATH, Canongate, Edin. MLN 685/03 0170 0189, extracted Jan 2003.
- [S1961] Www FAIRBAIRN searches and miscellaneous correspondence by LornaHen (1) Marr. 8 Jul 1840 Thomas FAIRBAIRN & Betsy NICHOLSON, Ottawa, from http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~qcmtl-w/…, extracted Dec 2011.
- [S809] Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1851 Nepean, Carleton Co, Canada West (Ontario) Dist 4 Sub Dist 31 Pg 3 Sched A Roll C_11716, hsehold of Thos & Betsy FAIRBAIRN, extracted Oct 2008.
- [S1961] Www FAIRBAIRN searches and miscellaneous correspondence by LornaHen (1) Dth 17 Oct 1854 Thomas FAIRBAIRN, Montreal, QUE, from a query submitted by Patty Brown, online at
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~qcmtl-w/…, extracted Jan 2010.
- [S1961] Www FAIRBAIRN searches and miscellaneous correspondence by LornaHen (1) John FAIRBAIRN 1817-1903 from Histoire de la Corporation de la Cite de Montreal 1903, in Montreal Queries, from http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~qcmtl-w/JohnFairbairn.htm, posted by Patty Brown, extracted Jul 2008.
- [S2763] Patty BROWN, "EM FAIRBAIRN/REDPATH ex Patty B," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Jul 2008.