Margaret Mair

F, #1443, b. 8 November 1813, d. 9 June 1890
     Margaret Mair was born on 8 November 1813 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of James Mair and Helen Sclater. Margaret Mair was baptized on 12 November 1813 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 Her family was known by the tee-name of "Shanker". She married George Wood at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 1 January 1835.3,2 As of 1 January 1835, her married name was Margaret Wood.
She was listed as head of household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Margaret Wood, 25; Alexr Wood, 3; James Wood, 2; Katherine Mair, 20.4

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1851 census at Pulteney Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Wood, head; Margret Wood, wife; Allexr Wood, son; James Wood, son; Caithren Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; William Wood, son; James Mair, brother-in-law.5

She was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Margaret Wood, 49; Catherine Wood, 19; George Wood, 17; William Wood, 12; David Wood, 6.6

She was listed as head of household's mother 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.7
Margaret died on 9 June 1890 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 76.8,2

Children of Margaret Mair and George Wood

Citations

  1. [S1766] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Mair, female. Birth: 08 Nov 1813. Christening: 12 NOV 1813 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Mair. Mother: Helen Sclater."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S1053] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Wood, male. Spouse: Margaret Mair. Marriage: 01 JAN 1835, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  4. [S5758] 1841, Scottish Census, "Margaret Wood, female, age 25, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  5. [S5757] 1851, Scottish Census, "Margret Wood, wife, married, female, age 37, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher's wife, resident in Pultny Street."
  6. [S5756] 1861, Scottish Census, "Margaret Wood, widow, female, age 49, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman's widow, resident in Portknockie."
  7. [S5755] 1871, Scottish Census, "Margret Wood, mother, widow, female, age 58, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 208 Portknockie."
  8. [S2420] Margaret Wood née Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Wood (widow of George Wood "King", Fisherman), died 1890, June Ninth 1h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 80 years (sic), Father: James Mair "Shanker" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Mair M.S. Slater (Deceased), Cause of death: Apoplexy, 3 Hours, No medical attendant, Informant: Jane Wood, Daughter-in-law (Present), James McIntyre Registrar Witness, Registered: 1890, June 9th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."