John Mair

M, #1680, b. 3 February 1841, d. 3 March 1925
     John Mair was born on 3 February 1841 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of Alexander Mair and Janet Ewing. John Mair was baptized on 16 February 1841 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 His family was known by the tee-name of "Shavie". He was a fisherman. He married Jane Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 January 1877.4,3 He was the informant for Mary-Jane Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 June 1878.5,3
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 201 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Jane Mair, wife; Jessie Mair, daughter.6
He was the informant for William Wood's death at 193 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 13 January 1894.7
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 201 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair Shavie, head; Jane Mair, wife; Jessie Mair, daughter; Alex Mair, son; Wm. G. Mair, son.8,3

He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 201 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Jane Wood Mair, wife.9
John died on 3 March 1925 at Blantyre Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 84.10 He was buried after 3 March 1925 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10

Children of John Mair and Jane Wood

Citations

  1. [S4586] John Mair, OPR Baptism entry, "Mair 16th Feby 1841, Alexander Mair, Whitefisher, Portknockie had a child by his wife Janet Ewan born on the 3d inst. & baptized this day named John; Witnefses John Sutherland & Ann Donaldson both at Portknockie."
  2. [S1152] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Mair, male. Birth: 03 FEB 1841. Christening: 16 FEB 1841 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Mair. Mother: Janet Ewan."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S2441] John Mair to Jane Wood, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1877, on the Seventeen day of January at Portknockie, After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Mair, Fisherman, (Bachelor), Not related save by very distant cousinship, 33 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: Alexander Mair, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Janet Mair M.S. Ewing. Jane Wood, Domestic Servant (Spinster), 26 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: William Wood, Shoemaker, Mother: Mary Wood M.S Slater. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. Wm. Proctor(?) Witness. William Wood Witness. Registered: 1877, January 18th at Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan Assist. Registrar."
  5. [S5985] Mary-Jane Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Mary-Jane Mair, 1878, June Twenty-Fifth 11h 45m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Jane Mair M. S. Wood, married 1877 January 17th in Seafield. Informant: John Mair, Father. Registered: 1878, July 2nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S6449] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Mair, head, married, male, age 38, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, resident at 201 Portknockie."
  7. [S2403] William Wood "King", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Wood "King", Shoemaker (Married to Mary Slater), died 1894, January Thirteenth 9h 50m P.M. at 193 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 73 years. Father: William Wood "King", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jane Wood M.S. Donaldson (Deceased). Cause of death: Cancer of Rectum, 2 years, Cancer of Liver, 6 months, Angina Pectoris, 4 days, as cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M. Informant: John Mair, son-in-law, 201 PortKnockie. Registered: 1894, January 15th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S3683] 1901, Scottish Census, "John Mair Shavie, head, married, male, age 59, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherman, resident at 201 Portknockie, has 6 rooms with one or more windows."
  9. [S6448] 1911, Scottish Census, "John Mair, head, male, age 70, married, fisherman, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 201 Portknockie, 3 rooms with one or more windows, 2 persons in house."
  10. [S1844] John Mair "Shavie", Gravestone inscription data, "NM123013, John "Shavie" Mair, c. 1841 to 03 MAR 1925. Date of Birth : c. 1841. Spouse's Name : Jane Wood. Headstone Ref : H224. Date of Death : 03 MAR 1925. Place of Death : Blantyre Place, Portknockie."