Helen Mair

F, #1277, b. 17 September 1873, d. 22 May 1941
     Helen Mair was born on 17 September 1873 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Mair and Georgina Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Shavie".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 261 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jessie Mair "Shavie", daughter (head); Ann Mair "Shavie", daughter; Alexr Mair "Shavie", son; James Mair "Shavie", son; Helen Mair "Shavie", daughter; William Mair "Shavie", son.3
She married John Wood at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 28 November 1895.4,5,2 As of 28 November 1895, her married name was Helen Wood. She was the informant for Jane Wood's birth at 249 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 September 1897.4,2
She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 249 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Hellen Wood "King" (sic), wife; Jeannie Wood "King", daughter; George Wood "King", son.6
She was the informant for Alexander Wood's birth at 249 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 21 January 1902.7,2 She was the informant for George Wood's death at Portknockie Harbour, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 September 1908.8,9,10,2 Helen died on 22 May 1941 at Toronto, Ontario, Canada, at age 67.9,11,2

Children of Helen Mair and John Wood

Citations

  1. [S911] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Helen Mair, female. Birth: 17 SEP 1873 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Mair. Mother: Georgina Mair."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S1347] 1881, Scottish Census, "Helen Mair Shavie, daughter, unmarried, male, age 7, born in Rathven, Banff, scholar, resident at 261 Portknockie."
  4. [S1031] Jane Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jane Wood, 1897, September Eleventh 7h 30m P.M. at 249 Portknockie, Seafield, (Rathven), Female. Father: John Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Helen Wood M. S. Mair, married 1895 November 28th in Seafield. Informant: Helen Wood, mother. Registered: 1897, September 27th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S4341] John Wood "King", Gravestone inscription data, "NM170316, John "King" Wood, 27 MAR 1871 to 17 JAN 1905. Occupation : Fisherman. Date of Birth : 27 MAR 1871. Spouse's Name : Helen Mair. Date of Marriage : 28 NOV 1895. Place of Marriage : Seafield Church Portknockie. Headstone Ref : H222. Date of Death : 17 JAN 1905. Place of Death : At sea off Orkney."
  6. [S5278] 1901, Scottish Census, "Hellen Wood "King" (sic), wife, married, female, age 27, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman's wife, resident at 249 Portknockie."
  7. [S3314] Alexander Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Wood, 1902, January Twenty-First 1h 0m P.M. at 249 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Wood "King", Fisherman. Mother: Helen Wood M. S. Mair, married 1895 November 28th in Seafield. Informant: Helen Wood, Mother. Registered: 1902, February 10th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S1110] George Wood "King", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "See Register of Cor. Ents., Vol. 1, p79. 25th October 1908. George Wood (Single), died 1908, September Eighth, last seen alive about 5h 30m P.M. at Portknockie Harbour, Seafield (Rathven), usual residence 249 Portknockie, Male, 8 years and 8 months, Father: John Wood Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Mair, Cause of death: Drowning, not certified, Informant: Helen Wood, Mother, Registered: 1908, October 26th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  9. [S4338] John Wood "King" and Helen Mair, Monumental inscription, "In loving memory of JOHN WOOD, "KING", lost at sea 17th. January 1905. His wife HELEN MAIR died at Toronto 22nd. May 1941. Also their son GEORGE who was lost Sept. 1908."
  10. [S4343] George Wood, Gravestone inscription data, "NM200241, George Wood, ? to 1908. Headstone Ref : H222. Date of Death : 1908."
  11. [S4342] Helen Wood née Mair, Gravestone inscription data, "NM200268, Helen Wood (née Mair), ? to 22 MAY 1941. Spouse's Name : John "King" Wood. Headstone Ref : H222. Date of Death : 22 MAY 1941. Place of Death : Toronto Ontario Canada."