William Potts1

M, #39050
Last Edited13 Jun 2019
     William married Evelyn Fairbrother in 1928.2,1
     William Potts was also known as Bill Potts.2
     In the obituary of Eveline Potts who died 13 March 1977, her husband, William Potts was listed as predeceased.1
     In the obituary of Joseph A Fairbrother who died 27 March 1998, his brother-in-law, Bill Potts was listed as predeceased.2

Family

Evelyn Fairbrother b. a 14 Mar 1909, d. 13 Mar 1977

Citations

  1. [S9738] Deaths: Potts, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Mar 15, 1977, Page 24, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Eveline Potts née Fairbrother. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  2. [S9704] Deaths: Fairbrother, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Mar 30, 1998, Page 11, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Joseph A. Fairbrother. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Edna Carmen Thorpe1

F, #39051, b. 21 February 1908, d. 12 January 1976
Father*James Thorpe1
Mother*Ada Davies1
Last Edited9 Jun 2019
     Edna was born on 21 February 1908 in Asquith, RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan, Canada.1 Edna married Frank Sheffield Fairbrother.2 She died on 12 January 1976 in Shaughnessy Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at age 67 according to BC Death Registration 1976-09-001525.1 The informant on her death registration was her husband, Frank Sheffield Fairbrother.1 Edna Carmen Fairbrother was buried on 15 January 1976 in Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.1
     In the obituary of Joseph A Fairbrother who died 27 March 1998, his sister-in-law, Edna Fairbrother was listed as predeceased.2

Family

Frank Sheffield Fairbrother b. 24 Jan 1900, d. 4 Nov 1988

Citations

  1. [S9710] Edna Carmen Fairbrother née Thorpe, Medical Certificate of Death 1976-09-001525 (Jan 15, 1976), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration image: Edna Carmen Fairbrother née Thorpe. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Fairbrother, E C.
  2. [S9704] Deaths: Fairbrother, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Mar 30, 1998, Page 11, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Joseph A. Fairbrother. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

Alexina Margaret McLeay1

F, #39052, b. 30 July 1918, d. 11 October 1963
Father*Finlay McLeay2
Mother*Margaret Chapman2
Last Edited14 Jun 2019
     Alexina was born on 30 July 1918 in Scotland.2 Alexina married John Edward Fairbrother.3,1 She died on 11 October 1963 in Maple Ridge Hospital, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada, at age 45 according to BC Death Registration 1963-09-012870.1,2,4 The informant on her death registration was her husband, J E Fairbrother. Her mother was identified as Margaret Chapman. Her father was identified as Finlay McLeay.2
     The following information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): John E Fairbrother and Margaret McLeay.4 Alexina Margaret Fairbrother was buried on 15 October 1963 in Maple Ridge Cemetery, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada.4,2
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Vancouver Sun published in Vancouver, British Columbia, 12 October 1963 .4

     In the obituary of Joseph A Fairbrother who died 27 March 1998, his sister-in-law, Margaret Fairbrother was listed as predeceased.3

Family

John Edward Fairbrother b. 22 May 1907, d. 31 Jan 1993
Marriage*Alexina married John Edward Fairbrother.3,1 

Citations

  1. [S9712] John Edward Fairbrother, Death Registration 1993-09-002690 (Feb 5, 1993), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, B.C. Registration of Death: John Edward Fairbrother. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Fairbrother, J E.
  2. [S9743] Alexina Margaret Fairbrother née McLeay, Death Registration 1963-09-012870 (Oct 12, 1963), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration image: Alexina Margaret Fairbrother née McLeay. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Fairbrother, A M née McLeay.
  3. [S9704] Deaths: Fairbrother, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Mar 30, 1998, Page 11, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Joseph A. Fairbrother. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S9742] Deaths: Fairbrother, The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver, British Columbia, Oct 12, 1963,, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Alexina Margaret Fairbrother née McLeay. Hereinafter cited as Vancouver Sun.

Esther Nikula1,2

F, #39053, b. 10 March 1918, d. 14 July 1974
Father*Kusti Nikula2
Mother*Sonja Maki2
Last Edited10 Jun 2019
     Esther was born on 10 March 1918 according to her marriage registration, in Webster's Corner, British Columbia, Canada. Note that her son gave her birthplace as Staves Falls on her death registration, but he did not know his grandparent's names so is a less relaible withness.2,3
     Other information from their marriage registration and/or news article about their wedding:
The registration listed the following official witnesses: Joe Fairbrother.2
Esther married Horace Leonard Fairbrother on 5 February 1940 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, according to BC Marriage Registration 1940-09-485573.1,2 She died on 14 July 1974 in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at age 56 being pronounced DOA at Lion's Gate Hospital after a swimming accident in a pool.3 The informant on her death registration was her son.3
     In the obituary of Joseph A Fairbrother who died 27 March 1998, his sister-in-law, Esther Fairbrother was listed as predeceased.1

Family

Horace Leonard Fairbrother b. 28 Feb 1912, d. 4 Aug 1982

Citations

  1. [S9704] Deaths: Fairbrother, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Mar 30, 1998, Page 11, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Joseph A. Fairbrother. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  2. [S9707] Fairbrother--Nikula marriage, Feb 5, 1940, Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. 40-09-485573, BC Marriage Registration: Fairbrother--Nikula.
  3. [S9709] Esther Tynne Fairbrother née Nikula, Medical Certificate of Death 1974-09-010624 (Jul 22, 1974), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration image: Esther Tynne Fairbrother née Nikula. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Fairbrother, E T.

Robert Arthur Cragg1

M, #39054, b. 1 March 1914, d. 11 September 1988
Father*Frank Fairbrother1 b. 1873, d. 4 Mar 1944
Mother*Nellie Jane Sheffield1 d. 22 Mar 1914
Adoptive father(?) Cragg2
Adoptive motherLydia Fairbrother2
Last Edited10 Jul 2019
     Robert was born on 1 March 1914 in Asquith, RM of Loganton, Saskatchewan, Canada.1 He died on 11 September 1988 in Maple Ridge Hospital, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada, at age 74.1 The informant on his death registration was his wife.1 He was buried on 15 September 1988 in Maple Ridge Cemetery, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada.1
     His name was also recorded as Robert Fairbrother, his birth name.2
     In the obituary of Eveline Potts who died 13 March 1977, her brother, Bob Cragg in Melfort, was listed as a survivor.3
     In the obituary of Joseph A Fairbrother who died 27 March 1998, his brother (although the relationship is not clear), Bob Cragg was listed as predeceased.4

Citations

  1. [S9705] Robert Arthur Cragg, Death Registration 1988-09-016231 (Sep 13, 1988), Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, BC Death Registration image: Robert Arthur Cragg. Hereinafter cited as BC Death Registration - Cragg, R A.
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 130ff: Fairbrother Family. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S9738] Deaths: Potts, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Mar 15, 1977, Page 24, column 6 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Eveline Potts née Fairbrother. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  4. [S9704] Deaths: Fairbrother, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Mar 30, 1998, Page 11, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Joseph A. Fairbrother. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

(?) Fairbrother1

M, #39056
Last Edited9 Jun 2019

Family

Children

Citations

  1. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat (Mesa, AZ 85207), Placeholder to connect Joe and Lydia Cragg née Fairbrother.
  2. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 130ff: Fairbrother Family. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.
  3. [S2] Personal knowledge/research of Rick Moffat , Placeholder to connect Joe and Mary Fairbrother.

Lydia Fairbrother1

F, #39057
Father*(?) Fairbrother1
Last Edited9 Jun 2019
     Lydia married (?) Cragg.1

Family

(?) Cragg

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 130ff: Fairbrother Family. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.

(?) Cragg1

M, #39058
Last Edited9 Jun 2019
     (?) married Lydia Fairbrother.1

Citations

  1. [S7] Asquith Historical Society, compiler, Asquith Record, The (Box 160, Asquith SK, S0K 0J0: The Asquith and District Historical Society, 1982), Page 130ff: Fairbrother Family. Hereinafter cited as Asquith Record.

Margaret S Nisbet1

F, #39059
Last Edited9 Jun 2019
     Margaret married William Henry George.1 Margaret was born in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1

Citations

  1. [S9706] George--Fairbrother marriage, Jun 12, 1937, Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. 37-09-446962, BC Marriage Registration: George--Fairbrother.

Kusti Nikula1

M, #39060
Last Edited9 Jun 2019
     Kusti was born in Finland.1 Kusti married Sonja Maki.1

Family

Sonja Maki
Child

Citations

  1. [S9707] Fairbrother--Nikula marriage, Feb 5, 1940, Royal BC Museum - Genealogy Collection, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. 40-09-485573, BC Marriage Registration: Fairbrother--Nikula.