James Donaldson

M, #151, b. 13 November 1856
     James Donaldson was born on 13 November 1856 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Donaldson and Helen Wood.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Donaldson, head; Hellen Donaldson, wife; John Donaldson, son; Jean Donaldson, daughter; James Donaldson, son; Margt Donaldson, daughter; Catherine Wood, servant.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 223 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Donaldson, head; Helen Donaldson, wife; John Donaldson, son; Jane Donaldson, daughter; James Donaldson, son; George Donaldson, son; Helen Donaldson, daughter; Alexander Donaldson, son; Mary Gault, servant.3
James Donaldson was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 265 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Donaldson, head; Helen Wood, wife; James Donaldson, son; Maggie Donaldson, daughter; George Donaldson, son; Helen Donaldson, daughter; Alexander Donaldson, son.4
He married Ann Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 November 1882.5,6,7 He was the informant for Margaret Donaldson's birth at 273 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 September 1885.8,6 He was the informant for Georgina Mair Donaldson's birth at 273 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 October 1890.9,6
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jas Donaldson, head; Ann Donaldson, wife; Helen Donaldson, daughter; Maggie Donaldson, daughter; James Donaldson, son; Georgina Donaldson, daughter.10
He was the informant for George Donaldson's birth at 273 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 15 August 1896.11 James died at Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.7

Children of James Donaldson and Ann Mair

Citations

  1. [S2428] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Donaldson, male. Birth: 13 NOV 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Donaldson. Mother: Ellen Wood."
  2. [S5772] 1861, Scottish Census, "James Donaldson, son, male, age 4, born in Banffshire, Rathven, son, resident at 223 Portknockie."
  3. [S7457] 1871, Scottish Census, "James Donaldson, son, male, age 14, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 223 Portknockie."
  4. [S5724] 1881, Scottish Census, "James Donaldson, son, unmarried, male, age 24, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 265 Portknockie."
  5. [S2430] James Donaldson to Ann Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1882, on the Tenth day of November at Seafield Church, Seafield, Rathven, After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. James Donaldson, Fisherman (Bachelor), 26 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: James Donaldson, Fisherman, Mother: Helen Donaldson M.S. Wood. Ann Mair, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), 22 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: George Mair "Dear", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Mair M.S Wood. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. John Donaldson Witness. William Mair Witness. Registered: 1882, November 10th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  7. [S776] Edgar Donaldson Mair, Buckie, Moray, Information kindly supplied by Edgar Mair of Buckie, Scotland.
  8. [S1968] Margaret Donaldson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Donaldson, 1885, September Nineteenth 1h 0m P.M. at 273 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: James Donaldson Fisherman. Mother: Ann Donaldson M. S. Mair, married 1882 November 10th in Seafield. Informant: James Donaldson, Father. Registered: 1885, September 22nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  9. [S2424] Georgina Mair Donaldson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Georgina Mair Donaldson, 1890, October Eighth 5h 0m P.M. at 273 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: James Donaldson, Fisherman. Mother: Ann Donaldson M. S. Mair, married 1882 November 10th in Seafield. Informant: James Donaldson, Father. Registered: 1890, October 22nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  10. [S5685] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jas Donaldson, head, married, male, age 34, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  11. [S8335] George Donaldson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Donaldson, 1896, August Fifteenth 5h 0m A.M. at 273 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: James Donaldson Fisherman. Mother: Ann Donaldson M. S. Mair, married 1882 November 10th in Seafield. Informant: James Donaldson, Father. Registered: 1896, August 22nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."