James Fairbairn1,2

(circa Apr 1747 - )
Father-AssmdJames Fairbairn3,1 (circa Nov 1705 - )
Mother-AssmdMargaret Learmonth3 (say 1706 - )

Intro

     Given the Learmond witness at the marriage of James Fairbairn to Christian Jardin, poss. the James marr. to Christian JERDAN is assumed to be the one bap. 1747 to James FAIRBAIRN & Margaret LEARMONTH- BUT I would expect his parents to be a Robert and a Christian, given that Christian JERDAN appears to be the d/o Charles JERDAN and Margaret YETHOLM. Perhaps because Robert predates the marriage this threw the naming pattern out? Discounting Robert makes the naming pattern fit.3

BDMs

     James Fairbairn was born circa Apr 1747 Kelso, ROX, SCT.3 He was baptized on 18 Apr 1747 Kelso, ROX.3
     James Fairbairn married Christian Jerdan on 14 Jun 1772 Kelso, ROX, SCT, Two entries in Kelso register, one false start in 1771 14 Apr, which entry reads: "James Fairbairn of and (sic) Christian Jerdan both of this Parish are to be proclaimed in order to marriage here upon Sunday the 14th of April 1771 - Witnesses David Semple and James Muir Not Married"
And another 14 Jun 1772 "James Fairbairn and Chrisitan Jardin are to be proclaimed in order to marriage on the 14th June 1772 Witnesses Robert McCrose? and William Learmond N.B. The same parties were once formerly proclaimed but no marriage then ensued" (which first event may well have been prompted by the birth of their son Robert in March 1771.)4,5,6,7,8,2

DNA Info

     James belongs to a tested line in the FAIRBAIRN Surname DNA Project. Follow this link for supplementary DNA information.

Family

Christian Jerdan (say 1745 - )
Children
  • Robert Fairbairn8 (Feb 1771 - )
  • Charles Fairbairn9 (Feb 1774 - May 1839)
  • Margaret Fairbairn10 (circa Aug 1775 - bet. 1775 - 1782)
  • James Fairbairn11 (Apr 1778 - )
  • Francis Fairbairn12 (Apr 1780 - )
  • Margaret Fairbairn13 (circa Mar 1782 - )
  • Christian Fairbairn14 (circa Mar 1784 - )
ChartsLineage 1b4b: Francis and Agnes (DICKIESON) Fairbairn
Last Edited8 Sep 2017

Citations

  1. [S888] FAIRBAIRN, International Genealogical Index (IGI), extracted Jan 2000.
  2. [S1308] Liz ROWE, "EM FAIRBAIRN ex Stitchel," e-mail to L McIntosh (1:1), Nov 1999.
  3. [S2] Lorna Henderson, "FAIRBAIRN Analysis", Jun 2009.
  4. [S888] FAIRBAIRN, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Marr. 14 Apr 1771 James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JERDAN, batch M117937, Kelso, ROX, extracted c 1999.
  5. [S888] FAIRBAIRN, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Marr. 14 Jun 1772 James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JARDIN, batch M117937, Kelso, ROX, extracted c 1999.
  6. [S55] Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Marr. 14 Apr 1771 (not married) James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JERDAN, Kelso, ROX, 793/ 0060 0162 , copy d/loaded Jun 2009.
  7. [S55] Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Marr. 14 Jun 1772 James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JERDAN, Kelso, ROX, 793/ 0060 0163 , copy d/loaded Jun 2009.
  8. [S110] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Roxburghshire, Scotland, FAIRBAIRN Births 1538-1854", Birth (bap?) 31 Mar 1771 Robert s/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JERDAN, Kelso, ROX 793/ 0030 0272, extracted from index Mar 2008.
  9. [S55] Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Birth 11th Bap. 19th Feb 1774 Charles s/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JARDEN, Kelso, ROX 793/00 0030 0310, copy d/loaded May 2010.
  10. [S110] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Roxburghshire, Scotland, FAIRBAIRN Births 1538-1854", Birth (bap?) 20 Aug 1775 Margaret d/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JERDAN, Kelso, ROX 793/ 0030 0333, extracted from index Mar 2008.
  11. [S110] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Roxburghshire, Scotland, FAIRBAIRN Births 1538-1854", Birth (bap?) 12 Apr 1778 James s/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JERDAN, Kelso, ROX 793/ 0030 0369, extracted from index Mar 2008.
  12. [S110] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Roxburghshire, Scotland, FAIRBAIRN Births 1538-1854", Birth (bap?) 2 Apr 1780 Francis s/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JORDAN, Kelso, ROX 793/ 0030 0394, extracted from index Mar 2008.
  13. [S110] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Roxburghshire, Scotland, FAIRBAIRN Births 1538-1854", Birth (bap?) 11 Mar 1782 Margaret d/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JORDON, Kelso, ROX 793/ 0030 0426, extracted from index Mar 2008.
  14. [S110] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Roxburghshire, Scotland, FAIRBAIRN Births 1538-1854", Birth (bap?) 21 Mar 1784 Christian d/o James FAIRBAIRN & Christian JARDIN, Kelso, ROX 793/ 0030 0469, extracted from index Mar 2008.
 
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