George Fairbairn (m. Jane LAW)1,2

(say 1770 - bet. 1815 - 1851)


     George Fairbairn was born say 1770 ?Nenthorn, BEW, SCT.1,3
     George Fairbairn married Jane Law on 19 Oct 1796 Nenthorn, BEW, SCT, Alison says 1796 Melrose, entry in Nenthorn OPR (19 Oct) reads: "this day George Fairbairn in this parish and Jean Law in the parish of Melrose gave up their names for proclamation in order to marriage and gave one shilling banns."2,1,4
     George Fairbairn died bet. 1815 - 1851 ?Duns, BEW, SCT.2
Hind to Mr Murray, tenant in Garrich when sons George and Archibald baptised.3

DNA Info

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Jane Law (circa 1781 - aft. 1861)
  • George Fairbairn6,7 (Apr 1799 - Feb 1885)
  • Archibald Fairbairn+8,3,9 (May 1801 - circa Feb 1845)
  • Margaret Fairbairn2 (circa 1814 - aft. 1861)
  • Andrew Fairbairn10,11 (Aug 1815 - Apr 1899)
ChartsGeorge & Jane (LAW) FAIRBAIRN
Wanted: George & Jane (LAW) FAIRBAIRN
Last Edited5 Mar 2018


  1. [S2750] Alison HALLEY, "EM FAIRBAIRN/TROTTER ex Alison H," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Marr. 1796 George FAIRBAIRN & Jean LAW, Melrose, extract rcvd May 2008.
  2. [S1960] Sanna F Ross (Gaffney), "EM FAIRBAIRN: Borders ex Sanna G," e-mail to Lorna & GenForum FAIRBAIRN, Oct 2000 ex 1851 census, Dunse.
  3. [S55] Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854),, Birth 5 Bap. 30th May 1801 Archibald s/o George FAIRBAIRN, hind to Mr Murray tennant in Garrich, Nenthorn, BEW 753/0010 0128, copy d/loaded (for George s/o John and Christian (WOOD) FAIRBAIRN) Dec 2009.
  4. [S55] Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854),, Marr. 19 Oct 1796 George FAIRBAIRN (Nenthorn) & Jean LAW (Melrose), Nenthorn, BEW 753/0010 0251, copy d/loaded Jan 2009.
  5. [S3217] WikiTree online at, Uploaded by Chris McKinnon, Jun 2016.
  6. [S888] FAIRBAIRN, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Pre 1999.
  7. [S55] Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854),, Birth 24 Apr Bap. (Nenthorn Kirk) 12 May 1799 George s/o George FAIRBAIRN, tenant to W MURRAY, Garrich, Nenthorn, BEW, 753/00 0010 0123, copy d/loaded Aug 2016.
  8. [S1960] Sanna F Ross (Gaffney), "EM FAIRBAIRN: Borders ex Sanna G," e-mail to Lorna & GenForum FAIRBAIRN, Oct 2000.
  9. [S201] 1841 Census transcripts, Scotland, via, Edinburgh St Cuthberts, MLN Par 6852 ED 38A, hsehold of Archibald & Margaret FAIRBAIRN, extracted May 2008.
  10. [S2] Lorna Henderson, "FAIRBAIRN Analysis", Sep 2010.
  11. [S56] Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855),, Dth 15 Apr 1899 Andrew w/o Jane DOUGLAS; s/o Andrew FAIRBAIRN & Jane CAW or LAW, reg. Coldstream, BEW 733/00 0017, copy d/loaded Sep 2010.
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