Margaret McDonald

F, #1426, b. 12 April 1862
     Margaret McDonald was born on 12 April 1862 at Pennan, Parish of Aberdour, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; Margaret and Mary Isabella McDonald were twins.1 She was the daughter of John McDonald and Agnes Gatt. She married David Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 October 1880.2 As of 8 October 1880, her married name was Margaret Mair. Margaret Mair was listed in the 1881 census on 4 April 1881 at 36 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.3
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at 137 New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Joseph Mair, son; Catherine Mair, daughter; Alexander Mair, son; Mary Mair, daughter.4

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 83 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Joseph Mair, son; Alexander Mair, son; May (sic) Mair, daughter; Agnes Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; Maggie Mair, daughter.5
She was the informant for Catharine Mair's birth at 83 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 July 1901.6,7

Children of Margaret McDonald and David Mair

Citations

  1. [S888] Margaret McDonald and Mary Isabella McDonald, 1862 Register of Births in the Parish of Aberdour in the County of Aberdeen, "Margaret McDonald, 1862 April Twelfth, 4h 0m P.M. at Pennan, Parish of Aberdour, female. Father: John McDonald, Fisherman. Mother: Agnes McDonald, M.S. Gatt. Married 1855 at Gamrie. Informant: John McDonald, Father (Present). Registered: 1862 April 28th at Aberdour, JL Ironside Registrar. Twin."
  2. [S887] David Mair to Margaret McDonald, 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. David Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 24, usual residence Portknockie, parents Joseph Mair Fisherman and Catherine Mair M.S. Mair. Margaret McDonald, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), age 19, usual residence Portknockie, parents John McDonald Fisherman (Deceased) and Agnes McDonald M.S. Gault (sic). James McIntyre Minister of Seafield. Wm. Slater Witness. John Falconer Witness. Registered 1880 October 8th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  3. [S891] 1881, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, wife, married, female, age 19, born in Pennan, Banffshire (sic), resident at 36 Portknockie."
  4. [S892] 1891, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, wife, married, female, age 29, born in Pennan, Aberdeenshire, fisherman's wife, resident at 137 New Street."
  5. [S893] 1901, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, wife, married, female, age 40, born in Pennan, Aberdeenshire, resident at 83 Portknockie."
  6. [S3365] Catharine Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catharine Mair, 1901, July Seventh 2h 0m P.M. at 83 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: David Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. McDonald, married 1880 October 8th in Seafield. Informant: Margaret Mair, Her X Mark, Mother, James McIntyre, Registrar Witness. Registered: 1901, July 27th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.