George Wood

M, #1517, b. 28 October 1843, d. 22 March 1931
     George Wood was born on 28 October 1843 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of George Wood and Margaret Mair. George Wood was baptized on 2 November 1843 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "King".
He was listed as head of household's son 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.3
He was an apprentice cooper and fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son 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, 6.4
He married Jane Wood at Farskane, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 March 1867.5,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 36 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Wood, head; Jane Wood, wife; Margt Wood, daughter; Jane Wood, daughter.6
He was the informant for, and present at, Alexandrina Wood's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 15 November 1880.7,8 He was the informant for Alexander Wood's death at sea, off Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 November 1887.9,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 239 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Geo. Wood “King”, head; Jane Wood “King”, wife; Jane Wood “King”, daughter; Catherine Wood "King", daughter; Georgina Wood “King”, daughter; Alexarina Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; John Wood, son; Esther Wood, daughter.10

He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 239 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Wood "King", head; Jane Wood, wife; Georgina Wood, daughter; Alexina Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; John Wood, son.11
He was the informant for an unknown person 's death at 449 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 December 1913.12,2
The Buckie and District Directory for 1925 shows that George Wood "King" lived at 5 Cliff Terrace, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.13 George died on 22 March 1931 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 87.14,8 He was buried after 22 March 1931 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.14

Children of George Wood and Jean Wood

Citations

  1. [S1055] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Wood, male. Birth: 28 Oct 1843. Christening: 02 Nov 1843 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Wood. Mother: Margaret Mair."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5757] 1851, Scottish Census, "George Wood, son, male, age 8, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident in Pultny Street."
  4. [S5756] 1861, Scottish Census, "George Wood, unmarried, male, age 17, born in Rathven, Banffshire, ap cooper, resident in Portknockie."
  5. [S3805] George Wood to Jane Wood "King", Marriage entry, "1867 on the Tenth day of March at Farskane. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Congregational Church. George Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Wood Fisherman (Deceased) and Margaret Wood M.S. Mair. Jane Wood "King" (Spinster), age 21, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Wood Fisherman and Margaret Wood M.S. Smith. Charles Hardie Murray, Pastor of the Congregational Church, Cullen. Alexander Wood "King" Witness. Mary-Ann Murray Witness. Registered 1867 March 12th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  6. [S4011] 1871, Scottish Census, "George Wood, head, married, male, age 27, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisher, resident at 36 Portknockie, has 1 room with one or more windows."
  7. [S2705] Alexandrina Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexandrina Wood, 1880, November Fifteenth 7h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: George Wood Fisherman. Mother: Jane Wood M. S. Wood, married 1866 March 4th (sic) in Seafield. Informant: George Wood, Father (Present). Registered: 1880, December 8th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  9. [S929] Alexander Wood, Statutory Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "See Reg. of Cor. Ents., Vol. 1, p.43, December 21st 1887. Alexander Wood, Fisherman (Married to Jane Gardiner), died 1887 November Twenty-second, at 3h 30m P.M. About 2½ miles off Portknockie Harbour, Domicil Portknockie Seafield (Rathven), Male, 50 years. Father: George Wood, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Mair. Cause of death: Drowning By Boat Foundering. Informant: George Wood, Brother. Registered: 1887, November 29th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  10. [S3674] 1891, Scottish census, "Geo. Wood "King", head, married, male, age 50, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, on own account, resident at 239 Portknockie."
  11. [S5277] 1901, Scottish Census, "George Wood "King", head, married, male, age 57, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 239 Portknockie."
  12. [S3427] John Anderson Bruce, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Anderson Bruce (Single), died 1913, December Twenty Seventh 8h A.M. at 449 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 4 months. Father: George Bruce, Clerk, Mother: Helen Garden Bruce M.S. Anderson. Cause of death: Cerebral Convulsion, as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: George Wood "King", Maternal Great Grandfather, 239 Portknockie. Registered: 1913, December 29th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  13. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1925, page 78: PORTKNOCKIE, "Wood, George, 5 Cliff Terrace", page 111: PORTKNOCKIE, CLIFF TERRACE, "5, Geo. Wood, "King", fisherman; James Slater, fisherman."
  14. [S2730] George Wood, Gravestone inscription data, "NM200248, George Wood, c. 1844 to 22 MAR 1931. Date of Birth : c. 1844. Spouse's Name : Jane Wood. Date of Marriage : 10 MAR 1867. Place of Marriage : Seafield. Headstone Ref : H140. Date of Death : 22 MAR 1931."