John Fairbairn1

(say 1760 - 18 Feb 1800)

BDMs

     John Fairbairn was born say 1760 ?Nenthorn, BEW, SCT.1
     John Fairbairn married Christian Wood on 19 May 1787 Nenthorn, BEW, SCT.1,2
     John Fairbairn died on 18 Feb 1800 ?Makerston, ROX, SCT.1,3
OPR entry 5 May 1801 in the Nenthorn register reads: Christian Wood relict of John Fairbairn late servant to Wm Dickinson in Hen..field who died Feb 18th 1800 desired to have her children born in this parish registered in the records of baptisms, and are as follows
John Born Sept 29th 1789
James Born Janry 6th 1793
George Born Jul 2d 1795.3

DNA Info

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

Family

Christian Wood (say 1760 - bef. 1862)
Children
  • Robert Fairbairn1 (Feb 1788 - Jun 1862)
  • John Fairbairn3 (Sep 1789 - aft. 1801)
  • James Fairbairn (Jan 1793 - )
  • George Fairbairn+3 (Jul 1795 - Mar 1890)
  • Thomas Fairbairn4 (Dec 1798 - )
ChartsLineage 1b4a2: John & Christian (WOOD) FAIRBAIRN
Last Edited30 Nov 2011

Citations

  1. [S56] Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Dth 23 Jun 1862 Robert FAIRBAIRN, aged 74, Reg. Minto, ROX Dist 800 Pg 1 #1, copy d/loaded Mar 2008.
  2. [S1596] Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Marr. 19 May 1787 John FAIRBAIRN & Christian WOOD, batch M117532, Nenthorn, BEW, extracted Mar 2008.
  3. [S55] Scottish BMDB entries (to 1854), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, OPR entry 5 May 1801 John, James, George s/o late John FAIRBAIRN & Christian WOOD, Nenthorn, BEW 753/0010 0128, copy d/loaded Dec 2009.
  4. [S1596] Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Birth 6 Dec 1798 Bap. 29 Jan 1799 Thomas to John FAIRBAIRN/Christian WOOD, batch 7027208 Sheed 83 Call 0538628, patron submission, extracted Mar 2008.
 
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