John Mair

M, #102, b. 19 December 1905, d. 2 January 1980
John Mair (1905 - 1980)
     John was born at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 December 1905.1,2 His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".1 He was the son of George Mair and Margaret Mair. John "Bobbin" was the first fisherman in Portknockie to have a car. It was second-hand but he used it to provide a taxi service. He was the informant for, and present at, George Mair's death at 7 New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 April 1940.3,4 He was the informant for, and present at, Margaret Mair's death at 7 New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 November 1941.5,4 He married Elizabeth Pirie on 28 September 1945. He was the informant for William Mair's death at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 17 September 1949.6,4 John died on 2 January 1980 at age 74.7 His body was interred on 5 January 1980 at Allenvale Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, at Allenvale Cemetery.7

Citations

  1. [S777] Anne Elizabeth Mair, Neil Alexander Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Anne Mair of Aberdeen, Scotland.
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S1107] George Mair "Bobbin", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Mair, Fisherman (Retired), (Married to Margaret Mair), died 1940, April Third 10h 20m A.M. at 7, New Street, Portknockie, Male, 78 years, Father: William Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Ann Mair M.S. Wood (Deceased), Cause of death: Carcinoma of Intestine, 2 months. Myocardial failure, 3 days, as Cert. by: M.J. MacKenzie M.B. Ch.B., Informant: John Mair, son (Present), Registered: 1940, April 4th at Portknockie, William Falconer Registrar."
  4. [S816] Lynda McHardy née Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Lynda McHardy of Aberdeen, Scotland.
  5. [S1109] Margaret Mair née Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Mair (Widow of George Mair Fisherman), died 1941, November Eighth 8h 15m A.M. at 7, New Street, Portknockie, Female, 74 years, Father: George Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Wood (Deceased), Cause of death: Syncope one day, Senile Decay. , as cert. by: J. Geddes Smith M.A. M.B. Ch.B., Informant: John Mair, Son (Present), Registered: 1941, November 8th at Portknockie, William Falconer Registrar."
  6. [S995] William Mair, Statutory Register of Deaths in the North District of Aberdeen in the Burgh of Aberdeen, "William Mair, Fish Merchant (Single), died 1949 September Seventeenth, 5h 10m A.M. at Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen. (Us Res: 11 Mid Street, Portknockie), Male, 77 years. Father: William Mair, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Ann Mair M.S. Wood (deceased). Cause of death: Carcinoma of Bladder: Pyclonephritis, as cert by A. Richard Adams M.B. Ch.B. Informant: John Mair, Nephew, 112 Victoria Road, Aberdeen. Registered: 1949, September 19th at Aberdeen, Albert Smith, Registrar."
  7. [S779] Anne Elizabeth Mair, Aberdeen, Scotland, Information kindly supplied by Anne Mair of Aberdeen, Scotland.