David Mair

M, #1384, b. 31 January 1824, d. 21 April 1907
     David Mair was born on 31 January 1824 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of George Mair and Jean Watson. David Mair was baptized on 2 February 1824 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin". He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son 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.3
He married Helen Donaldson at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 October 1851.4,5
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 225 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Hellen Mair, wife; George Mair, son; John Mair, son; David Mair, son; Jean Mair, daughter; Hellen Mair, daughter.6
He was the informant for, and present at, James Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 July 1864.7,8,2 He was the informant for, and present at, Jean Watson's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 13 July 1867.9,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 225 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Helen Mair, wife; George Mair, son; John Mair, son; David Mair, son; Jane Mair, daughter; Helen Mair, daughter; William Mair, son; James Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter.10
He was the informant for George Mair's death at 243 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 31 December 1889.11
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 267 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair "Bobin", head; Helen Mair "Bobin", wife.12,13
David died on 21 April 1907 at 267 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 83.14,15

Children of David Mair and Helen Donaldson

Citations

  1. [S848] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "David Mair, male. Birth: 31 JAN 1824. Christening: 02 FEB 1824 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Geo Mair. Mother: Jane Watson."
  2. [S816] Lynda McHardy née Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Lynda McHardy of Aberdeen, Scotland.
  3. [S860] 1851, Scottish Census, "David Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 27, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher."
  4. [S864] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "David Mair, male. Spouse: Helen Donaldson. Marriage: 18 OCT 1851, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  5. [S978] James Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Mair, 1864 July Fifth 11h P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: David Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Helen Mair M. S. Donaldson, married 1851 Oct. 17 Portknockie. Informant: David Mair, Father, present. Registered: 1864 July 14th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  6. [S875] 1861, Scottish Census, "David Mair, head, married, male, age 38, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 225 Portknockie."
  7. [S978] James Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Mair, 1864 July Fifth 11h P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: David Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Helen Mair M. S. Donaldson, married 1851 Oct. 17 in Portknockie. Informant: David Mair, Father, present. Registered: 1864 July 14th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  8. [S871] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Mair, male. Birth: 05 JUL 1864 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: David Mair. Mother: Helen Donaldson."
  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."
  10. [S874] 1871, Scottish Census, "David Mair, head, married, male, age 45, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 225 Portknockie."
  11. [S2334] George Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Mair (Single), died 1889, December Thirty First 4h 0m A.M. at 243 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 11 months. Father: David Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman, Mother: Jane Mair M.S. Mair "Laird". Cause of death: Acute Bronchitis, 6 Days, as cert. by S. Clark M.D. Informant: David Mair, Grandfather, Portknockie. Registered: 1889, December 31st at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  12. [S5529] 1891, Scottish Census, "David Mair "Bobin", head, married, male, age 67, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  13. [S8326] 1891, Scottish census, "David Mair "Bobin", head, married, male, age 67, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 267 Portknockie, has 4 rooms with one or more windows."
  14. [S1477] David Mair "Bobbin", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "David Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman (Widower of Helen Donaldson), died 1907, April Twenty First 7h 30m A.M. at 267 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 83 years. Father: John (sic) Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jane Mair M.S. Watson (Deceased). Cause of death: Obstruction of bowel, 10 days, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: William Mair, Son, 276 Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1907, April 22nd at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  15. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.