Jean Watson

F, #1347, b. before 7 July 1786, d. 13 July 1867
     Jean Watson was born before 7 July 1786 at Whitehills, Banffshire, Scotland. She was baptized on 7 July 1786 at Parish of Boyndie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of William Watson and Margaret Watt. She married George Mair at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 2 March 1815.3,4 As of 2 March 1815, her married name was Jean Mair.
She was listed as head of household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jean Mair, 55; George Mair, 25; Margt Mair, 20; Wm Mair, 12; Jean Mair, 12; John Mair, 9.5

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1851 census at North Extremity, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Mair, head; Jean Mair, wife; David Mair, son; William Mair, son; John Mair, son; Caithren Mair, servant.6

She was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 18 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jean Mair, head.7

She was listed as head of household's mother in the 1861 census at 168 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jean Wood, head; James Wood, son; Jean Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son; David Wood, son; Jean Mair, wife mother (sic).8
Jean died on 13 July 1867 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9,2

Children of Jean Watson and George Mair

Citations

  1. [S846] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Jean Watson, female. Christening: 07 JUL 1786 Boyndie, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Watson. Mother: Margaret Watt."
  2. [S816] Lynda McHardy née Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Lynda McHardy of Aberdeen, Scotland.
  3. [S1575] George Mair to Jean Watson, OPR Marriage entry, "Mair & Watson Jany 14th 1815. George Mair in Portknockie & Jean Watson in Whitehills (Parish of Boyndie) were matrimonially contracted & after proclamations & no objections offered were married 2nd March."
  4. [S810] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Mair, male. Spouse: Jean Watson. Marriage: 02 MAR 1815, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  5. [S876] 1841, Scottish Census, "Jean Mair, female, age 55, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  6. [S860] 1851, Scottish Census, "Jean Mair, wife, married, female, age 65, born in Whitehills, Banffshire, fisher's wife."
  7. [S8409] 1861, Scottish Census, "Jean Mair, head, widow, female, age 71, born in Banffshire, Whitehills, whitefisher's widow, resident at 18 Portknockie."
  8. [S880] 1861, Scottish Census, "Jean Mair, wife mother (sic), female, age 75, born in Boyndie, Banffshire, whitefisher's widow, resident at 168 Portknockie.
  9. [S1499] Jane Mair née Watson, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jane Mair, (Widow of George Mair, Fisherman), died 1867, July Thirteenth 12h noon at Portknockie, Rathven, Female, 84 years. Father: William Watson, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Watson M.S. Watt (Deceased). Cause of death: Old Age, No medical attendant. Informant: David Mair, Son, present. Registered: 1867, July 13th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."