Janet Mair

F, #1456, b. 7 September 1835, d. 19 March 1914
     Janet Mair was born on 7 September 1835 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Adam Mair and Janet Addison. Janet Mair was baptized on 20 September 1835 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 Her family was known by the tee-name of "Big".2
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Adam Mair, 70; Jessie Mair, 25; George Pirrie (sic), 1.3
She married David Pirie at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 28 February 1862.4,5 As of 28 February 1862, her married name was Janet Pirie. Janet Mair was a fish merchant and fish worker.
She was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 119 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Janet Pirie, head; Adam Mair, father; Geo Mair (sic), son; Alex Mair (sic), son.6

She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 141 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jannet Pirie, head; George Pirie, son; Alexander Pirie, son; Margaret Pirie, boarder; John Pirie, boarder.7

She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 141 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jessie M Pirie, head; Jessie H Pirie, lodger?.8,9
Janet died on 19 March 1914 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 78.2 She was buried after 19 March 1914 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10

Children of Janet Mair and David Pirie

Citations

  1. [S930] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Janet Mair, female. Birth: 07 SEP 1835. Christening: 20 SEP 1835 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Adam Mair. Mother: Janet Addison."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S5430] 1861, Scottish Census, "Jessie Mair, unmarried, female, age 25, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, domestic servant, resident at Portknockie."
  4. [S932] David Pirie to Janet Mair, Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1862, February Twenty-Eighth, Seafield Church. After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. David Pirie, His X Mark, Jas. Ledingham Witness, John Wood Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 32, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Pirie Fisherman and Isabella Pirie M.S. Harper (Deceased). Janet Mair, Her X Mark, Jas. Ledingham Witness, John Wood Witness, (Spinster), age 31, usual residence Portknockie, parents Adam Mair Fisherman and Janet Mair M.S. Addison (Deceased). Jas. Ledingham Minr. John Wood Witness. James Bruce Witness. Registered 1862 March 1st at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S5418] 1871, Scottish Census, "Janet Pirie, head, widow, female, age 34, born in Banffshire, fish merchant, resident at 119 Portknockie."
  7. [S2480] 1881, Scottish Census, "Jannet Pirie, head, female, age 45, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherwoman, resident at 141 Portknockie."
  8. [S8330] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jessie M. Pirie, head, widow, female, age 65, born in Banff, Portknockie, fish worker, resident at 141 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  9. [S5417] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jessie M Pirie, head, widow, female, age 65, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fish worker, resident at 141 Portknockie."
  10. [S4682] David Pirie & Margaret Wood Janet Pirie née Mair, Monumental inscription, "In memory of JANET PIRIE died 20th Mar. 1914 aged 78, DAVID PIRIE died 13th Mar. 1954 aged 73, his beloved wife MARGARET WOOD died 7th July 1959 ages 84."