George Mair

M, #1580, b. 18 December 1869, d. 10 May 1941
     George Mair was born on 18 December 1869 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of George Mair and Margaret Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Dear". George Mair was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's brother in the 1891 census at 266 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair "Deer", head; Geo. Mair "Deer", brother; David Mair "Deer", brother; Margaret Mair "Deer", mother; Wm. Mair "Deer", brother; Margaret Mair "Deer", sister-in-law; Maggie Mair "Deer", niece.4
He married Williamina Bruce at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 December 1897.5,3 George died on 10 May 1941 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 71.6


  1. [S3782] George Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Mair, 1869, December Eighteenth 9h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: George Mair "Dear", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Wood, married 1859 July in Portknockie. Informant: Geo Mair Dear, Father (present). Registered: 1869, December 20th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  2. [S1082] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Mair, male. Birth: 18 DEC 1869 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Mair. Mother: Margaret Wood."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S8325] 1891, Scottish census, "Geo. Mair "Deer", brother, unmarried, male, age 21, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, working on own account, resident at 266 Portknockie."
  5. [S2462] George Mair to Williamina Bruce, Marriage entry, "1897 on the Third day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. George Mair "Dear", Fisherman (Bachelor), age 28, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Mair "Dear" Fisherman (Deceased) and Margaret Mair M.S. Wood "Doo". Williamina Bruce, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 19, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Wood "Royal" Fisherman (Deceased) and Margaret Ann Bruce (Deceased). James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. John Mair "Dear" Witness. James Wood Witness. Registered 1897 December 4th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.