James Wood

M, #1449, b. 7 February 1830
     James Wood was born on 7 February 1830 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Wood and Isabella Falconer. James Wood was baptized on 15 February 1830 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Woods". He was a whitefisher and fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at 37 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Isabel Wood, wife; James Wood, son; William Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Isabella Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son; Helen Wood, daughter; Margret Mair, servant.2
He married Helen Sclater at Free Church School of Portknockie, District of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 2 February 1856.3,4
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 195 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; Hellen Wood, wife; William Wood, son; Hellen Wood, daughter; Isabella Wood, daughter.5

He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 195 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; Helen Wood, wife; William Wood, son; Helen Wood, daughter; Isabella Wood, daughter; Margaret A Wood, daughter; Jane Wood, daughter; Ann Wood, daughter; John Wood, son.6
He was the informant for, and present at, William Wood's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 September 1876.7,8
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; Helen Wood, wife; Mary Wood, daughter.9

He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 232 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; Hellen Wood, wife.10

Children of James Wood and Helen Sclater

Citations

  1. [S920] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Wood, male. Birth: 07 FEB 1830. Christening: 15 FEB 1830 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Wood. Mother: Isabel Falconer."
  2. [S5753] 1851, Scottish Census, "James Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 21, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at 37 Commutation Road."
  3. [S2876] James Wood to Ellen Slater, Marriage entry, "On the Second day of February 1856 at the Free Church School of Portknockie, District of Seafield. Marriage after Banns was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. James Wood, age 25, usual residence Portknockie, District of Seafield, Fisherman, Bachelor, parents William Wood Fisherman and Isabella Wood Maiden Name Falconer. Ellen Slater, age 22, usual residence Portknockie, District of Seafield, Domestic Servant, Spinster, parents John Slater Fisherman and Ellen Slater Maiden Name Imlach. John Mackay Officiating Minister. James Mair Witnefs. James Slater Witnefs. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Portknockie, on the 4th day of February, 1856, Alexander Fraser Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S5214] 1861, Scottish Census, "James Wood, head, married, male, age 31, born in Banffshire, Rathven, fisherman, resident at 195 Portknockie."
  6. [S5598] 1871, Scottish Census, "James Wood, head, married, male, age 40, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 195 Portknockie."
  7. [S7580] William Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Wood, Fisherman, Married to Isabella Falconer, died 1876, September Sixteenth 3h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield, Rathven, Male, 74 years, Father: James Wood, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Jane Wood M.S. Marnoch (deceased), Cause of death: Unknown, No Immediate Medical Attendant, Informant: James Wood, Son (Present), Registered: 1876, September 18th at Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan Assistant Registrar. T.F."
  8. [S3360] John Falconer, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by John Falconer of Buckie, Moray, Scotland.
  9. [S5510] 1891, Scottish Census, "James Wood, head, married, male, age 60, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  10. [S5467] 1901, Scottish Census, "James Wood, head, married, male, age 70, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 232 Portknockie."