James Mair

M, #1357, b. 16 June 1867, d. 4 October 1938
     James Mair was born on 16 June 1867 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of William Mair and Ann Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 125 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Mair, head; Ann Wood Mair, wife; Isabella Mair, daughter; James Mair, son; William Mair, son.4

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 158 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; Isabella Mair, daughter; George Mair, son; James Mair, son; William Mair, son; Jane Ann Mair, daughter; Margaret H Mair, daughter; Isabella Wood, sister-in-law.5
James Mair was a fisherman.3
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Mair "Bobin", head; Ann Mair "Bobin", wife; Isabella Mair "Bobin", daughter; Jas Mair "Bobin", son; Wm Mair "Bobin", son; Jane Ann Mair "Bobin", daughter; Margaret Mair "Bobin", daughter; Isabella Wood, sister-in-law.6
He married Margaret Ann Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 December 1896.7,3 He was the informant for Ann Mair's birth at 412 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 December 1897.8,9 James died on 4 October 1938 at Chalmers Hospital, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 71.10,3 He was buried after 4 October 1938 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.11

Children of James Mair and Margaret Ann Wood

Citations

  1. [S979] James Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Mair, 1867, June Sixteenth 10h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: William Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Ann Mair M. S. Wood, married 1857 Decr. 5 Portknockie. Informant: William Mair, Father, not present. Registered: 1867 June 29th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  2. [S818] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Mair, male. Birth: 16 Jun 1867 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Mair. Mother: Ann Wood."
  3. [S816] Lynda McHardy née Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Lynda McHardy of Aberdeen, Scotland.
  4. [S918] 1871, Scottish Census, "James Mair, son, male, age 4, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 125 Portknockie."
  5. [S924] 1881, Scottish Census, "James Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 15, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 158 Portknockie."
  6. [S5525] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jas Mair "Bobin", son, unmarried, male, age 22, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  7. [S980] James Mair to Margaret Ann Wood, Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1896, on the Twenty Fifth day of December at Portknockie. After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. James Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 29, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman, Ann Mair M.S. Wood. Margaret Ann Wood, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), age 31, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Wood "King" Fisherman (Deceased), Jane Wood M.S. Gardiner. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. William Mair Witness. William Mair Witness. Registered 1896, December 26th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  8. [S3593] Ann Mair "Bobbin", Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Ann Mair "Bobin", 1897, December Twenty-Second 10h 0m P.M. at 412 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: James Mair "Bobin", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. Wood "King", married 1896, December 25th in Seafield. Informant: James Mair Bobin, Father. Registered: 1898, January 8th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  9. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  10. [S988] James Mair, Statutory Register of Deaths in the District of Banff in the County of Banff, "James Mair, Fisherman, Married to Maggie Ann Wood, died 1938 October Fourth 6h 0m P.M. Chalmers Hospital, Banff, usual residence 16 Church Street, Macduff, Male, 71 years. Father: William Mair Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Ann Mair M.S. Wood (deceased). Cause of death: Carcinoma of Prostate, As certd. by Jas. Morrison M.B. Informant: George Paterson, Brother in Law, Sunnyside, High Street, Macduff. Registered: 1938, October 5th at Banff, MMS Leask, Registrar."
  11. [S989] James Mair, Gravestone inscription data, "NM122713, James Mair, c. 1867 to 05 (sic) OCT 1938. Date of Birth : c. 1867. Spouse's Name : Margaret Wood. Headstone Ref : H133. Date of Death : 05 (sic) OCT 1938."