Rhys D Fairbairn1

(circa 1868 - aft. 1906)
FatherJames Brougham Fairbairn1 (circa 1831 - Sep 1906)
MotherCaroline Diamond1 (circa 1840 - Nov 1891)


     It seems likely that Rhys is the source of many of the quoted early trees listed on the Found Pedigrees pages of the Fairbairn One Name Study/DNA project.2


     Rhys D Fairbairn was born circa 1868 ONT, CAN.3
     Rhys D Fairbairn married Ida D Aikins on 9 Jun 1900 Cuyahoga, OH, USA, index shows Rhys D as born Canada, aged 32, s/o Jas. B. Fairbairn & Carrie Diamond; Ida D as 27, also born Canada, d/o W.T. Aikins & Louisa Piper; both were single.4
     Rhys D Fairbairn died aft. 1906 ?Toronto, York Co., ONT, CAN.1


     Rhys D Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1871 Bowmanville, Durham West, ONT, CAN, in the household of James Brougham Fairbairn and Caroline Fairbairn as son of James.5 Rhys D Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1881 Bowmanville, Durham Co., ONT, CAN, in the household of James Brougham Fairbairn and Caroline Fairbairn as son of James.6
     Rhys D Fairbairn appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1891 B2/10, St Pauls Ward, York East, ONT, CAN, enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: Rhys 23 clerk wholesale dry goods, Siblings: Beatrice 27, Maude 21, Thomas 17; All b ONT, Presby F/M b ONT; Dom. Belle SCOTT b IRL.3


     Rhys was researching the line of John Fairbairn. (was in correspondence with a number of Fairbairn families in the 1930s.)


Ida D Aikins (1873 - aft. 1900)
  • Rhys Aikens Fairbairn7 (Apr 1901 - )
ChartsLineage 1c1: John & Elizabeth (YULE) FAIRBAIRN
Last Edited13 Sep 2018


  1. [S1961] Www FAIRBAIRN searches and miscellaneous correspondence by LornaHen (1) Obit (1906) James Brougham FAIRBAIRN, The Statesman, found at http://www.ontariogenealogy.com/Durham/history/…, extracted Sep 2008.
  2. [S2990] Richard MacDONALD, "EMails re FAIRBAIRN/MARSTON ex Richard MacD," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Letter 1 Feb 1938 Rhys D FAIRBAIRN (53 Oriole Gdns Toronto) to Mrs C H MARSTON (310 South Norah St, Fort William ONT), copy rcvd Jan 2011.
  3. [S809] Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1891 St Pauls Ward, York East, ONT, Dist 130 Roll T-6379, hsehold of Rhys FAIRBAIRN, extracted Sep 2008.
  4. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Marr. 9 Jun 1900 Rhys D s/o Jas. B. FAIRBAIRN & Carrie DIAMOND; Ida D d/o W T AIKINS & Louisa PIPER, Cuyahoga, OH, from batch M02326-5 film 877934 ref p 313 #23254, extracted Jan 2011.
  5. [S404] 1871 Census images, Canada, via Ancestry, Bowmanville, Durham West, Ontario; Roll: C-9977; Family No: 141, hsehold of Jas B & Caroline FAIRBAIRN, extracted Aug 2009.
  6. [S809] Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1881 Bowmanville, Durham West, Ontario. Roll: C_13242, Page 79, Family No: 421, hsehold of J B & Caroline FAIRBAIRN, extracted Jan 2010.
  7. [S3444] (Ancestry/Family Search), Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913: Birth 16 Apr 1901 Rhys Aikens s/o Rhys D FAIRBAIRN & Ida AIKENS, Brant Co., ONT, extracted Nov 2016.
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