John Mair

M, #1792, b. 29 March 1830, d. 8 January 1889
     John Mair was born on 29 March 1830 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Mair and Margaret Sclater. John Mair was baptized on 1 April 1830 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Slater".
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Margaret Mair, 40; Margaret Mair, 11; John Mair, 10; James Mair, 5; Francis Mair, 2; Francis Slater, 25.3
His family was known by the tee-name of "Johndie". He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at 52 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Mair, head; Margret Mair, wife; George Mair, son; Margret Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; James Mair, son; Francis Mair, son; Cathrine Mair, daughter.4
He married Margaret Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 21 October 1854.5,6,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Jean Mair, daughter; John Mair, son.7
John died on 8 January 1889 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 58.2

Children of John Mair and Margaret Wood

Citations

  1. [S1196] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Mair, male. Birth: 29 MAR 1830. Christening: 01 APR 1830 Portknockie, Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Mair. Mother: Margaret Sclater."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S1210] 1841, Scottish Census, "John Mair, male, age 10, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S1209] 1851, Scottish Census, "John Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 19, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at 52 Portknockie."
  5. [S2236] John Mair to Margaret Wood, OPR Marriage entry, "Mair & Wood 30 Sept 1834 (sic - 1854). John Mair and Margaret Wood both in Portknockie were matrimonially contracted and after proclamations no objections having been offered were married on the 21st October."
  6. [S2237] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Mair, male. Spouse: Margaret Wood. Marriage: 21 OCT 1854, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  7. [S5215] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Mair, head, married, female (sic), age 30, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), fisherman, resident in Portknockie."