Jane Mair

F, #1405, b. 6 October 1857, d. 9 April 1945
     Jane Mair was born on 6 October 1857 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of David Mair and Helen Donaldson. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
She was listed as head of household's daughter 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.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter 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.3
She married William Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 October 1880.4,5,6 She was the informant for Helen Jane Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 April 1885.7,5,6
She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 74 East Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jane Mair, head; Alexander Mair, son; Helen J Mair, daughter.8
She married David Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 21 September 1891.9,10 As of 21 September 1891, her married name was Jane Wood.
She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 303 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Janie Wood "King" (sic), wife; Hellen Jane Mair, daughter; Catherine Wood "King", daughter; George Wood "King", son.11
Jane died on 9 April 1945 at 73 Cranford Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 87.12,13,6

Children of Jane Mair and William Mair

Children of Jane Mair and David Wood

Citations

  1. [S868] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Jane Mair, female. Birth: 06 OCT 1857 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: David Mair. Mother: Helen Donaldson."
  2. [S875] 1861, Scottish Census, "Jean Mair, daughter, female, age 3, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at 225 Portknockie."
  3. [S874] 1871, Scottish Census, "Jane Mair, daughter, female, age 13, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 225 Portknockie."
  4. [S1534] William Mair to Jane Mair, Marriage entry, "1880 on the Eighth day of October at Seafield Church, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 23, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Mair Fisherman (Deceased) and Elizabeth Mair M.S. Wood. Jane Mair, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), age 23, usual residence Portknockie, parents David Mair Fisherman and Helen Mair M.S. Donaldson. James McIntyre Minister of Seafield. Robert Bruce Witness. Alexr. Mair Witness. Registered 1880 October 8th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S1332] Mary Laing, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Mary Laing of Dinnet, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
  7. [S4130] Helen Jane Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Jane Mair, 1885, April Fourteenth 4h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: William Mair "Saucie", Fisherman. Mother: Jane Mair M. S. Mair "Bobbin", married 1885 (sic) October 8th in Seafield. Informant: Jane Mair, Her X Mark, Mother, James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1885, May 4th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S5711] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jane Mair, head, widow, female, age 33, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherwoman, working on own account, resident at 74 East St, Portknockie, has 1 room with one or more windows."
  9. [S5815] David Wood to Jane Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1891, on the Twenty First day of September at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. David Wood, Fisherman (Widower), 37 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: George Wood, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Mair (Deceased). Jane Mair (Widow), 31 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: David Mair, Fisherman, Mother: Helen Mair M.S Donaldson. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. Wm. Geo. Wood Witness. Joseph Sutherland Witness. Registered: 1891, September 23d at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  10. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  11. [S5279] 1901, Scottish Census, "Janie Wood "King" (sic), wife, married, female, age 44, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman's wife, resident at 303 Portknockie."
  12. [S1472] Jane Wood née Mair, Register of Deaths in the Southern District of Aberdeen in the Burgh of Aberdeen, "Jane Wood, (Widow of David Wood, Herring Fisherman), died 1945, April Ninth 4h 0m A.M. at 73 Cranford Road, Aberdeen, Female, 87 years. Father: David Mair, Herring Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Mair M.S. Donaldson (Deceased). Cause of death: Arteriosclerosis 1 year 6 months, Cerebral Haemorrhage 14 days, as cert. by John A. Milne MB. ChB. Informant: George Wood, Son, 12 Raeden Park Road, Aberdeen (Present). Registered: 1945, April 9th at Aberdeen, Wm Hustwick, Registrar."
  13. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England."