Margaret Ann Wood

F, #1439, b. 22 November 1864, d. 25 October 1948
     Margaret Ann Wood was born on 22 November 1864 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Wood and Jane Gardiner. Her family was known by the tee-name of "King".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 208 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, head; Jane Wood, wife; Margaret A Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; John Wood, son; Margret Wood, mother; David Wood, brother; Jane Pirie, mother-in-law.3

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 249 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jane Gardiner Wood (sic), wife; Margt A Wood "King", daughter; George Wood "King", son; John Wood "King", son; Cath Wood "King", daughter; Jane Wood "King", daughter; Ann Wood "King", daughter.4
She married James Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 December 1896.5,6 As of 25 December 1896, her married name was Margaret Ann Mair. Margaret died on 25 October 1948 at Woodcot, Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, Scotland, at age 83.7,6 She was buried after 25 October 1948 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.8

Children of Margaret Ann Wood and James Mair


  1. [S898] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Ann Wood, female. Birth: 22 NOV 1864 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Wood. Mother: Jane Gardiner."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S5755] 1871, Scottish Census, "Margaret A Wood, daughter, female, age 6, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 208 Portknockie."
  4. [S5292] 1881, Scottish Census, "Margt A Wood "King", daughter, unmarried, female, age 16, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman's daughter, resident at 249 Portknockie."
  5. [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."
  6. [S816] Lynda McHardy née Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Lynda McHardy of Aberdeen, Scotland.
  7. [S993] Margaret Mair née Wood, Statutory Register of Deaths in the District of Stonehaven in the County of Kincardine, "Margaret Mair (widow of James Mair, Fisherman), died 1948 October Twentyfifth, 5h 45m A.M. at Woodcot, Stonehaven. (Usual Residence: 6K Cameron Street, Stonehaven), Female, 83 years. Father: Alexander Wood, Whitefisher (deceased), Mother: Jane Wood M.S. Gardiner (deceased). Cause of death: Cerebral Thrombosis, Diabetes mellitus. As certified by J.M. Seath M.D. Informant: W Mair, Daughter. 6 Kingshill Avenue, Aberdeen. Registered: 1948, October 25th at Stonehaven, Marshall Milne, Registrar."
  8. [S990] Margaret Mair née Wood, Gravestone inscription data, "NM123218, James Mair, c. 1866 to 25 OCT 1948. Date of Birth : c. 1866. Spouse's Name : James Mair. Headstone Ref : H133. Date of Death : 25 OCT 1948."