(17 May 1831 - 23 Feb 1909)
|Mother||Isabel Fairbairn2 (circa Mar 1803 - Nov 1882)|
BDMsElliot Fairbairn was born on 17 May 1831 Hobkirk, ROX, SCT, cf 7 Sep 1830 from 1901 census.3,2,4
Elliot Fairbairn married Mary Hobkirk on 4 May 1855 in the Kirk, Morebattle, ROX, SCT, Dist 801 Ent #4 shows Elliot as a ploughman, 24, b/resid. Earlsheugh, born Roxburgh Par. 17 May 1831, not sure of being registered, s/o paternity unknown and Isabella FAIRBAIRN, presently Bookly's; Mary as 21, hse servant b/resid ..jedward (doesn't look like Bon..) d/o Robert HOBKIRK and Mary m.s. PATERSON, Wit Andrew DODS and John ROBSON, reg. May 5th at Morebattle.1,2
Elliot Fairbairn died on 23 Feb 1909 Tuckersmith, Howick, Huron Co., ONT, CAN; aged 78 yrs 9 mths resid 1st Con Tuck, retired farmer, widower, b SCT, cod chronic breonchitis, 10 yrs, Presby. Inf Mark DRYSDALE reg. 27th Feb 1909.5
CensusElliot Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1841 Hadden, Par. of Sprouston, ROX, SCT, in the household of John Fairbairn (his uncle.)6
Elliot Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1851 Harwood Mill, Par. of Hobkirk, ROX, SCT, enumerated as Elliot FAIRBAIRN, 19, ag servant b Hobkirk in hsehold of James (40 b Hobkirk farmer 130 ac ar emp 4 m 2 w 1b with 870 ac pasture "cauds"?) & Betty (36 b Hobkirk) SMITH; Also Elliot CROZIER 22 ag serv b Hobkirk.3
Elliot Fairbairn was shown as the head of the household in the census of 1861 Tuckersmith, Huron Co., ONT, CAN, with Mary enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: Elliot 30 farmer b SCT; wife Mary (marr. 1855) ; Mary 5, Robert 3, Isabella 2, all b U.C. All U.P; Log cabin 1 story built 1858 1 family.7
The census of 1871 showed Elliot with his wife Mary, their sons Robert, Elliot and George, their dtrs Mary, Isabella and Margaret Tuckersmith, Huron Co., ONT, household enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: Elliot 40 farmer; Mary 37 both b SCT and marr; Assumed Children: Mary 14, Robert 15, Isabella 11, Eilliot 9, Janet 8, Agnes 6, George 4, Ellen 3, Margaret 1 5/12 (b Nov). All b ONT, Scotch, Presb. C.8
Elliot Fairbairn was shown as the head of the household in the census of 1881 Tuckersmith, Huron Co., ONT, with Mary enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: Elliot 49 farmer, Mary 47 both b SCT; Robert 23 farmer, Isabella 21, Elliot 19 farm laborer, Janet 18, Agnes 16, George 14, Ellen 13, Margaret 10, Betsy Jane 8, John 7, Walter P 5 Also William CLARK 3 all b ONT, Presby.9
Elliot Fairbairn was shown as the head of the household in the census of 1891 W 1 1/2 / 8, Tuckersmith, Huron Co., ONT, CAN, with Mary enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: Elliot 59 ; wife Mary 56 ; Children: George 24, Margaret 20, Betsy 18, John 17, Walter 15, William 13 (currently assumed to be William CLARK with them in 1881.)10 Elliot Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1901 at Tuckersmith, Huron Co., ONT, in the household of James A Bell and Margaret Bell as father-in-law of James A Bell.4
LinksClick here to see Elliot's page on WikiTree, a (free) collaborative on-line tree.11
|Mary Hobkirk (Oct 1833 - Aug 1897)|
|Charts||Robert and Margaret (ELLIOT) FAIRBAIRN|
|Last Edited||6 May 2017|
- [S888] FAIRBAIRN, International Genealogical Index (IGI).
- [S56] Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Marr. 4 May 1855 Elliot FAIRBAIRN & Mary HOBKIRK, reg. Morebattle, ROX Dist 801 Pg 2 #4, copy d/loaded May 2008.
- [S203] 1851 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Hobkirk, ROX Par. 790 ED 2 Pg 9 Sched 34, hsehold of James & Betty SMITH, extracted May 2008.
- [S809] Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1901 Tuckersmith, Huron (south/sud), Ontario; Page: 1; Family No: 3. hsehold of James A & Maggie BELL, extracted Dec 2012.
- [S5] Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Dth 23 Feb 1909 Elliot FAIRBAIRN, Huron, roll MS935_144, from Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1934, extracted May 2008.
- [S1610] FreeCensus, UK online at http://www.freecen.org.uk/, Hadden, Sprouston, ROX SCT1841/807 ED 4 F 4 Pg 8 hsehold of John FAIRBAIRN, extracted May 2008.
- [S403] 1861 Census images, Canada, via Ancestry, Tuckersmith, Huron, Ontario; Roll: C-1037, hsehold of Elliot & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Aug 2009.
- [S404] 1871 Census images, Canada, via Ancestry, 1871 Tuckersmith, Huron South, Ontario; Roll: C-9929; Family No: 91, hsehold of Elliot & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Aug 2009.
- [S1596] Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), 1881 Census: Tuckersmith, Huron, ONT FHL Film #1375909 NA Film #C-13273 Dist 174 Sub-dist A Div 3 Pg 45 Hsehold 191, Elliot & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jul 2008.
- [S809] Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1891 Tuckersmith, Huron South, Ontario; Roll: T-6345; Family No: 78, hsehold of Elliot & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Dec 2012.
- [S3217] WikiTree online at http://WikiTree.com/, Dec 2015.
- [S3445] (Ancestry/Family Search), Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1801-1928: Marr. 16 Apr 1879 Mary d/o Elliot & Julia Mary FAIRBURN (sic); Roger John PEPPER s/o John PEPPER & Elizabeth SANDERS, Exeter, Huron Co., ONT, extracted from image Jan 2015.
- [S5] Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Marr. 23 Nov 1892 George s/o Elliot FAIRBURN & Mary HABKIRK; Agnes d/o Jonas SIMMONS & Hanah WILCOX, from Ontario Marriages, 1857-1924, FHL Film MS932_76, extracted Feb 2009.
- [S5] Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Marr. 24 Feb 1903 Walter s/o Elliot FAIRBAIRN & Mary HOBKIRK, & Mary Ellen d/o Thomas ROBERTSON & Anne McGREGOR, Huron Cty, ONT, FHL Film MS932_110, from Ontario, Canada Marraiges, 1857-1924, extracted May 2008.