When James Goddard Fairbanks was born on 16 June 1826, in Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, James Fairbank, was 38 and his mother, Mary Pearce, was 36. He married Catharine Guist on 19 October 1851, in Harrison, Kootenai, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in California, United States in 1870 and Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1880. He died in April 1897, in Harrison, Kootenai, Idaho, United States, at the age of 70.
habitational name from Fair Banks in Derbyshire or any of various other minor places so called.
variant of Fairbank , with post-medieval excrescent -s.