Helen Donaldson

F, #1399, b. 1 July 1825, d. 26 May 1895
     Helen Donaldson was born on 1 July 1825 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Donaldson and Jane Imlach. Helen Donaldson was baptized on 3 July 1825 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Donaldson, head; Jean Donaldson, wife; James Donaldson, son; Hellen Donaldson, daughter; Alexander Donaldson, son; George Donaldson, son; William Donaldson, son; Mary Imlach, servant.2
She married David Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 October 1851.3,4 As of 18 October 1851, her married name was Helen Mair.
She was listed as head of household's wife 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.5

She was listed as head of household's wife 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.6

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at 267 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair "Bobin", head; Helen Mair "Bobin", wife.7,8
Helen died on 26 May 1895 at 267 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 69.9,10

Children of Helen Donaldson and David Mair

Citations

  1. [S863] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Helen Donaldson, female. Birth: 01 JUL 1825. Christening: 03 JUL 1825 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Donaldson. Mother: Jean Imlay (sic)."
  2. [S1512] 1851, Scottish Census, "Hellen Donaldson, daughter, unmarried, female, age 26, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher's assistant, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S864] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "David Mair, male. Spouse: Helen Donaldson. Marriage: 18 OCT 1851, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  4. [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."
  5. [S875] 1861, Scottish Census, "Hellen Mair, wife, married, female, age 35, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman wife, resident at 225 Portknockie."
  6. [S874] 1871, Scottish Census, "Helen Mair, wife, married, female, age 45, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 225 Portknockie."
  7. [S5529] 1891, Scottish Census, "Helen Mair "Bobin", wife, married, female, age 65, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman's wife, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  8. [S8326] 1891, Scottish census, "Helen Mair "Bobin", wife, married, female, age 65, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman (sic), resident at 267 Portknockie."
  9. [S1478] Helen Mair née Donaldson, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Mair (Married to David Mair Fisherman), died 1895, May Twenty-Sixth 12h 15m A.M. at 267 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 70 years. Father: John Donaldson Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jane Donaldson M.S. Imlach (Deceased). Cause of death: Acute Bronchitis, 2 months, Chronic Bronchitis ..., as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: Robert Bruce, son-in-law (Present). Registered: 1895, May 27th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  10. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.