CJ Fairbairn (F-54)1

FatherCharles John Fairbairn2 (Mar 1912 - Dec 1989)
MotherSybil Rose Johnson2 (May 1912 - Feb 1992)

DNA Info

     CJ has tested in the FAIRBAIRN Surname DNA Project. Follow this link for further DNA information on CJ's line.
     Click here for CJ's DNA results .3


     CJ is researching the line of John Fairbarnes (m. Margaret CROMBY/CROMEY). His Durham/Yorkshire family bible details the family of John FB Margt CROMBY/CROMEY who married in 1743 Email: CJ.4
ChartsLineage 2b1a: John & Margaret (CROMBY) FAIRBARNES
Last Edited11 Mar 2013


  1. [S3003] C J FAIRBAIRN, "EM FAIRBAIRN, C J," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Bible, printed 1779, nameplate "JOHN FAIRBAIRN WINLATON 1783", with crest/family tree of Sir William (c. 1870) tucked in side, scanned copy rcvd Mar 2011.
  2. [S3003] C J FAIRBAIRN, "EM FAIRBAIRN, C J," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Birth 17 Sep 1947 Charles John s/o Charles John FAIRBAIRN & Sybil Rose JOHNSON, New York, NY, rcvd Mar 2011.
  3. [S2656] FamilyTree DNA, "FamilyTree DNA", 67 marker results/matches for (F-54) and (F-23), extracted Jan 2013.
  4. [S3003] C J FAIRBAIRN, "EM FAIRBAIRN, C J," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Birth 1839 William Henry FAIRBAIRN, Houghton le Spring, DUR, great grandfather, rcvd Jan 2009.
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