Niles G Fairbairn1,2

(15 September 1886 - 5 March 1965)
FatherJames E Fairbairn3,4 (Jan 1849 - Feb 1922)
MotherMary Alton3,4 (Nov 1854 - Mar 1943)
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Niles G Fairbairn was born on 15 Sep 1886 NY, USA, (although 1900 census has Feb 1887.)3,4,5
     Niles G Fairbairn married Lola Murray on 31 Aug 1908 Ulster Co., NY, USA, index shows Niles as 22, s/o James E FAIRBAIRN & Lola as 20, d/o Aldolphus E MURRAY & Sarah J KELLY.6,7
     Niles G Fairbairn died on 5 Mar 1965 Middletown?, Delaware, NY, USA, at age 78; wife Lola MURRAY.5,4
     Love the proud fisherman. Thanks for sharing Ed.8

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     The census of 6 Jun 1900 showed James, David, Niles, Thurber and Charles and their sister May in the household of their parents James and Mary Fairbairn Margaretville Village, Middletown, Delaware, NY, USA, enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: James E 51 b Jan 1849 NY F/M b SCT; wife Mary 45 Nov 1854 b NY F/M b NY, 12 children 10 living; Children: James Jr 18 famr laborer b Oct 1881; David 16 b Sep 1883, Niles 13 b Feb 1887, Thurber 11 b May 1889, May 8 b Feb 1892, all "at school"; Charles 3 b Dec 1896 all b NY F/M b NY.5
     Niles G Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1915 Hardenburg, Ulster Co., NY, USA, with Lola Fairbairn, enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: Niles G 29 painter W(orker); wife Lola E 35 housework; Nearby brother Arch FAIRBAIRN.9 Niles G Fairbairn appeared on the census of Jan 1920 Dry Brook Rd, Hardenburg, Ulster Co., NY, USA, as neighbour of David Lyon Fairbairn and Edna Pelham.10
     Niles G Fairbairn was shown as the head of the household in the census of Jan 1920 Hardenburg, Ulster Co., NY, with Lola enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: NIles G 34 b NY F/M b NY general farm; wife Lola E 32 b NY F/M b NY; (next door to bros. David.)11
     Niles G Fairbairn was shown as the head of the household in the census of 1930 Sth Side Delaware River, Middletown, Delaware Co., NY, USA, with Lola enumerated as FAIRBAIRN: Niles G own home 3,000 43 house carpenter marr at 21; wife Lola 40 marr. at 18; Both b NY F/M b NY; Near neighbours Benjamin & Bessie FAIRBAIRN; Allaben and Osena FAIRBAIRN and some DELAMETERs.6
     Niles G Fairbairn appeared on the census of 1940 Middletown, Delaware Co., NY, USA, with Lola Fairbairn, enumerated as FAIRBURN: Niles G 53 b NY 8th grade, saw mill owner ; wife Lola 49 b NY 1 yr High school; both same house 1935.12 Nearby in the census of 1940 were Benjamin H Fairbairn and Bessie Fairbairn.13

Military

     Niles G Fairbairn began military service on 3 Jun 1919 Ulster Co., NY, USA, year might be 1909! reg. card #63 No 12 shows Niles ?Girton? Fairbairn as resid. Seager, born Sep 15 188[5/6] at Hardenburg, Ulster, NY; Painter for J ?F?ould of Seager; NOK wife; medium build and height, brown eyes and hair.2

External links

     Click here to see Niles's page on WikiTree, a (free) collaborative on-line tree.14

Family

Lola Murray (cir. 1888 - aft. 1930)
ChartsFAIRBAIRN
John & Bessie (FFLINT) FAIRBAIRN
Last Edited13 Jul 2013

Citations

  1. Edward STEWART (18124), "EM FAIRBAIRN, John ex Ed S," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Birth 15 Sep 1886 Niles s/o James E FAIRBAIRN & Mary ALTON, rcvd Jan 1999.
  2. USA: WWI draft cards online at http://ancestry.com, 3 Jun 19[19/09] Niles ?Girton? FAIRBAIRN, Registration card: #63 #20, Ulster Co, NY, copy d/loaded May 2011.
  3. Edward STEWART (18124), "EM FAIRBAIRN, John ex Ed S," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Jan 1999.
  4. Delaware County, NY Genealogy & History Site online at http://www.dcnyhistory.org/, Obit Mar 1965 Niles s/o James E FAIRBAIRN & Mary ALTON, aged 78, h/o Lola MURRAY, extracted Oct 2007.
  5. 1900 Census images, USA, Middletown, Delaware, New York; Roll T623 1021 Pg 7A; ED 23; hsehold of James E & Mary FAIRBAIRN, extracted Oct 2007.
  6. 1930 Census images, USA, Middletown, Delaware, New York; Roll: 1419; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 36; Image: 269.0, hsehold of Niles G & Lola FAIRBAIRN, extracted Apr 2009.
  7. FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Marr. 31 Aug 1908 Niles (22) s/o James E FAIRBAIRN & Mary ALTON; Lola (20) d/o Adolphus E. MURRAY & Sarah J. KELLY, Ulster, NY, USA, from New York Marriages, 1686-1980, batch I00307-6, film 842643 ref 58, extracted May 2011.
  8. Edward STEWART (18124), "EM FAIRBAIRN, John ex Ed S," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Postcard Niles G FAIRBAIRN with brown trout caught Margaretville, copy rcvd Jul 2013.
  9. Census images, USA, Assorted state census records, 1915 New York State Archives; Albany, New York; State Population Census Schedules, 1915; Election District: 02; Assembly District: 02; City: Hardenberg; County: Ulster; Page: 05. Hsehold of Niles G & Lola E FAIRBAIRN, extracted May 2013.
  10. 1920 Census images, USA, Hardenbergh, Ulster, New York; Roll T625_1270; Pg 4A ED 151 hsehold of David L & Edena FAIRBAIRN, extracted Oct 2007.
  11. 1920 Census images, USA, Hardenbergh, Ulster, New York; Roll T625_1270; Pg 4A ED 151 hsehold of Niles T? & Lola E FAIRBAIRN, extracted Oct 2007.
  12. 1940 Census images, USA, Middletown, Delaware, New York; Roll: T627_2521; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 13-40, hsehold of Niles G & Lola FAIRBURN, extracted Jul 2013.
  13. 1940 Census images, USA, Middletown, Delaware, New York; Roll: T627_2521; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 13-40, hsehold of Benjamin H & Bessie FAIRBURN, extracted Jul 2013.
  14. WikiTree online at http://WikiTree.com/, Oct-11.

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