Jessie Mair

F, #1477, b. circa 1844
     Jessie Mair was born circa 1844 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of William Mair and Helen Smith. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Cock" or "Coy". She married John Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 October 1863.1,2 As of 16 October 1863, her married name was Jessie Wood.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1871 census at 57 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "John", head; Jessie Wood, wife; John Wood, son; William G Wood, son; David Wood, son.3
She was the informant for Jessie Helen Wood's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 26 September 1877.4
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1881 census at 75 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Jessie Wood, wife; John Wood, son; William G Wood, son; David Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Jessie E Wood, daughter; Margaret Bruce, aunt.5

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at 75 East Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "Johns", head; Jessie Mair Wood, wife; Wm George Wood, son; David Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Jessie H Wood, daughter; George Wood, nephew.6,7

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 75 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Jessie Wood, wife; Jessie H Wood, daughter; George Wood, nephew.8

Children of Jessie Mair and John Wood

Citations

  1. [S2996] John Wood to Jessie Mair, Marriage entry, "1863, On the Sixteenth day of October at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Wood, John Wood Witness, William Smith Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Wood Fisherman and Ann Wood M.S. Mair. Jefsie Mair, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), age 19, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Mair Fisherman and Helen Mair M.S. Smith (Deceased). James Crichton, Minr. John Wood Witness. William Smith Witness. Registered 1863 Octr. 19th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  2. [S954] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Wood, male. Spouse: Jessie Mair. Marriage: 16 OCT 1863, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  3. [S5538] 1871, Scottish Census, "Jessie Wood, wife, married, female, age 28, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 57 Portknockie."
  4. [S1986] Jessie Helen Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Helen Wood, 1877, September Twenty sixth 4h 30m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Jessie Wood M. S. Mair, married 1863 October 16th in Portknockie. Informant: Jessie Wood, Mother. Registered: 1877, October 8th at Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan, Assistant Registrar."
  5. [S5539] 1881, Scottish Census, "Jessie Wood, wife, married, female, age 38, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 75 Portknockie."
  6. [S5703] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jessie Mair Wood, wife, married, female, age 48, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherman's wife, employed, resident at 75 East St, Portknockie."
  7. [S5534] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jessie Mair Wood, wife, married, female, age 48, born in Banffshire, fisherman's wife, resident at East Street, Portknockie."
  8. [S5540] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jessie Wood, wife, married, female, age 56, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 75 Portknockie."