David Mair

M, #1124, b. 15 October 1829, d. 11 June 1910
     David Mair was born on 15 October 1829 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Mair and Anne Wood. David Mair was baptized on 21 November 1829 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, 40; Ann Mair, 40; Helen Mair, 15; James Mair, 15; Ann Mair, 10; David Mair, 9; Arthur Mair, 7; George Mair, 5; Joseph Mair, 3; William Mair, 1.2
He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; David Mair, son; Arthur Mair, son; George Mair, son; Joseph Mair, son; William Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter; Ann Mair, grandchild.3
He married Ann Anderson at Buckie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 November 1854.4,5
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 183 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; James Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; Hellen Mair, servant.6
He was the informant for William Mair's death at Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 July 1865.7 He married Elspet Cunningham at Buckie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 13 December 1881.4 David Mair died on 11 June 1910 at Buckie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 80.4

Children of David Mair and Ann Anderson

Citations

  1. [S566] David Mair, OPR Baptism entry, "1829 Mair 21st Novr John Mair in Portknockie had a child by his wife Ann Wood, Born the 15th Ult & Baptized this Day named David. Witnefses Betty Mair and Margaret Mair both in Portknockie."
  2. [S711] 1841, Scottish census, "David Mair, male, age 9, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S710] 1851, Scottish census, "David Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 21, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisher, resident at Portknockie."
  4. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  5. [S5032] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "David Mair, male. Spouse: Ann Anderson. Marriage: 04 NOV 1854, Rathven, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S7713] 1861, Scottish Census, "David Mair, head, married, male, age 31, born in Banffshire, Rathven, fisherman, resident at 183 Portknockie."
  7. [S5129] William Mair, Register of Deaths in the Parish of Rathven in the County of Banff, "William Mair (Single), died 1865, July Third between 6h & 7h P.M. at Findochty, Male, 3½ years, Father: David Mair Fisherman, Mother: Ann Mair M.S. Anderson, Cause of death: Accidentally drowned at Findochty, as Cert. by Dr. Sharp, Cullen, Informant: David Mair, Father, Registered: 1865, July 5th at Rathven, Geo. Coull Registrar."