Francis William Mair

M, #1794, b. 17 April 1839
     Francis William Mair was born on 17 April 1839 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Mair and Margaret Sclater. Francis William Mair was baptized on 27 April 1839 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

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 was a fisherman. He married Ann Flett at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 October 1869.5,6 He was the informant for Alexander Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 November 1873.7,8,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 128 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Francis Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; Margaret Mair, daughter; Alexander Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter; Francis G. Mair, son; John Mair, son; Robert Slater, Nephew; Margaret Ferguson, servant.9
He married Margaret Sclater at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 December 1886.10,11,12

Children of Francis William Mair and Ann Flett

Child of Francis William Mair and Margaret Sclater

Citations

  1. [S1200] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Francis William Mair, male. Birth: 17 APR 1839. Christening: 27 APR 1839 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, "Francis Mair, male, age 2, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S1209] 1851, Scottish Census, "Francis Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 12, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 52 Portknockie."
  5. [S5414] Francis (William) Mair to Ann Flett, Marriage entry, "1869, On the Sixteenth day of October at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Francis Mair Fisherman (Bachelor), Age 26, Usual residence: Portknockie, Father: Alexr. Mair "Sandy" Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Slater. Ann Flett, Her X Mark, John Thomson Witness, James Mair Witness, (Spinster), Age 27, Usual residence: Findochty, Father: Alexander Flett Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Ann Flett M.S. Cowie (Deceased). Charles Gordon, Minr. of Seafield. James Mair Witness, John Thomson Witness. Registered: 1869 October 18th At Farskane, Jas Cumming Registrar."
  6. [S4539] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Francis Mair, male. Spouse: Ann Flett. Marriage: 16 OCT 1869, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  7. [S4633] Alexander Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Mair, 1873, November Twentieth 6h 0m A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: Francis Mair Fisherman. Mother: Ann Mair M. S. Flett, married 1869 October r. in Portknockie, District of Seafield. Informant: Francis Mair, Father. Registered: 1873, November 27th at Farskane, James Cumming, Registrar."
  8. [S4538] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Mair, male. Birth: 20 NOV 1873 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Francis Mair. Mother: Ann Flett."
  9. [S8339] 1881, Scottish Census, "Francis Mair, head, married, male, age 40, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, resident at 128 Portknockie."
  10. [S6203] Francis William Mair to Margaret Sclater, Marriage entry, "1886 on the Twelfth day of December at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Francis Mair, Fisherman (Widower), age 35 (sic), usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Mair "Sandie" Fisherman (Deceased) and Margaret Mair M.S. Slater (Deceased). Margaret Slater, Her X Mark, John Donaldson Witness, Alexr. Mair Witness, Fisherwoman (Spinster), age 36, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Slater Fisherman and Jane Slater M.S. Addison. James McIntyre Minister of Seafield. Alexr. Mair Witness. James Wood Witness. Registered 1886 December 13th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  11. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  12. [S6014] Keith Innes, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Keith Innes of Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.