Dear Cathie. My Mother was Jane Fairbairn born 1888. her history is as follows.
Thomas Fairbairn b 1844 m Margaret Jolly b 1852 Both came from mavis Valley . Cadder Village . Lanrkshire Scotland. Cadder is about one mile from Bishopbriggs.
Both quoted as Widow and widoweron the marriage cert. dated1878 Free Church of Bishopbriggs.
Thomas's Mother was a Mary McLean hisfather was Thomas. Margaret was widow of John Jollyand her parents were George jolly and Margaret Gillfillan .
My Mothers siblings were Thomas 1862from her Fathers first marriage. William,1880- Elizabeth 1884- Agnes 1879 so she must have been from the first marriage. George 1886- Jane -1888 The second family wereall born in Cadder. Hope this is of some help. Jean.