John Wood

M, #1897, b. 3 January 1858, d. 4 November 1933
     John Wood was born on 3 January 1858 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Wood and Helen Sclater. His family was known by the tee-name of "Post".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, 31; Helen Wood, 35; Margret Wood, 6; John Wood, 3; Isabel Wood, 0.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 114 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "Post", head; Hellen Wood, wife; Margt Wood, daughter; John Wood, son; Isabella Wood, daughter.3
John Wood was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 146 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Hellen Wood, wife; John Wood, son; Isabella Wood, daughter.4
He married Ann Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 28 September 1883.5 He was the informant for Elsie Wood's birth at 30 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 October 1887.6,7 He was the informant for, and present at, Isabella Wood's death at 146 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 15 December 1889.8,9 He was the informant for William Wood's birth at 284 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 September 1896.10,7
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 284 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "Post", head; Ann Wood, wife; Hellen Ann Wood, daughter; Elsie Wood, daughter; John Wood, son; Margaret Wood, daughter; James Wood, son.11
The steam drifter 'Celosia' BF 1056 was built for William Pirie and John Wood in 1908.12,13 He was the informant for Catharine Wood's death at 10 Seaforth Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 January 1922.14,9
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that John Wood lived at 1 Station Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.15 John died on 4 November 1933 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 75.5

Children of John Wood and Ann Wood

Citations

  1. [S1340] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Wood, male. Birth: 03 JAN 1858 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Wood. Mother: Hellen Sclater."
  2. [S5487] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Wood, male, age 3, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, son, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S5486] 1871, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 13, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at 114 Portknockie."
  4. [S5485] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 23, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 146 Portknockie."
  5. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  6. [S6241] Elsie Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Elsie Wood, 1887, October Fourth 7h 30m A.M. at 30 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Wood "Post", Fisherman. Mother: Annie Wood M.S. Wood, married 1883 September 28th in Seafield. Informant: John Wood "Post", Father. Registered: 1887, October 13th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  8. [S1343] Isabella Pirie née Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Isabella Pirie (married to James Pirie Fisherman), died 1889, December Fifteenth 4h 30m A.M. at 146 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 28 years, Father: John Wood "Post" Fisherman, Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Sclater "Hasser", Cause of death: Congestion of Brain 3 months, Convulsions 1 day, as Cert. by S. Clark M.D, Informant: John Wood "Post", Brother, 30 Portknockie (Present), Registered: 1889, December 16th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  9. [S940] Carolyn Hatt, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Carolyn Hatt of Broadstairs, England.
  10. [S6111] William Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Wood (crossed out: Died before vaccination J.McI. Regr.), 1896, September Fourth 12h 30m P.M. at 284 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Wood "Post", Fisherman. Mother: Ann Wood M. S. Wood "Doo", married 1882 September 28th in Seafield. Informant: John Wood Post, Father. Registered: 1896, September 10th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  11. [S5563] 1901, Scottish Census, "John Wood "Post", head, married, male, age 43, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 284 Portknockie."
  12. [S431] David Mair, Joseph Reid, James Campbell Smith & David E Williamson Alexander S Buchan, Steam Drifters Recalled, Portgordon to Portsoy, "BF 1056 CELOSIA
    Built 1908 of steel by Smith's Dock Shipbuilding Company of North Shields (Yard Number 376) for W. Pirie (Weldy Buxer), J. Wood & others and registered in Banff (BF 1056).
    Dimensions:- 87 GRT. Length 82.60 ft., Breadth 18.30 ft., Depth 8.70 ft.
    16 inch compound engine by Shields Engineering Company. 37 hp.
    Requisitioned for war service 1914 to 1920 (Pennant Number 2169) as an anti submarine net vessel fitted with a 3 pdr. gun.
    6 April 1938 sold for scrap."
  13. [S6122] John Wood, Carolyn Hatt and Helen Graves Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by John Wood of Findochty, Moray, Scotland.
  14. [S1344] Catharine Wood née Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catharine Wood (married to Alexander Wood Fisherman), died 1922, January Fourth 7h 30m P.M. at 10 Seaforth St., Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 37 years, Father: James Pirie Fisherman, Mother: Isabella Pirie M.S. Wood (Deceased), Cause of death: Carcinoma of Mammae, as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M., Informant: John Wood, Uncle, 1 Station Road, Portknockie, Registered: 1922, January 5th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  15. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 79: PORTKNOCKIE, "Wood, John, 1 Station Road", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, STATION ROAD, "1, John Wood, "Post"; Jas. Wood."