Margaret Wood

F, #1904, b. 6 March 1833, d. 18 December 1913
     Margaret Wood was born on 6 March 1833 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of John Wood and Margaret Smith. Margaret Wood was baptized on 21 March 1833 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 Her family was known by the tee-name of "King".
She was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, 37; Margarete Wood, 34; James Wood, 10; Margarete Wood, 8; Alexander Wood, 6; John Wood, 2.3
She married John Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 21 October 1854.4,5,2 As of 21 October 1854, her married name was Margaret Mair.
She was listed as head of household's wife 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.6
She was the informant for, and present at, Margaret Pirie's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 October 1898.7,8,2
She was listed as head of household's mother-in-law in the 1901 census at 401 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Maggie Pirie, wife; John Pirie, son; Alexander M Pirie, son; Margaret Pirie, daughter; James Pirie, son; Margaret Mair, mother-in-law.9
Margaret died on 18 December 1913 at 401 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 80.10,8

Children of Margaret Wood and John Mair

Citations

  1. [S1727] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Wood, female. Birth: 06 MAR 1833. Christening: 21 MAR 1833 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Wood. Mother: Margaret Smith."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S5288] 1841, Scottish Census, "Margarete Wood, female, age 8, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [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."
  5. [S2237] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Mair, male. Spouse: Margaret Wood. Marriage: 21 OCT 1854, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S5215] 1861, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, wife, married, female, age 27, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), wife, resident in Portknockie."
  7. [S3777] Margaret Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Pirie, 1898, October Third 3h 45m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: James Pirie Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Pirie M.S. Mair "Johndie", married 1892 July 4th in Seafield. Informant: Margaret Mair "Johndie", Her X Mark, Grandmother, 148 Portknockie (Present), James McIntyre, Registrar Witness. Registered: 1898, October 19th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  9. [S5275] 1901, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, mother-in-law, widow, female, age 68, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 401 Portknockie."
  10. [S3425] Margaret Mair née Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Mair, Pensioner (Widow of John Mair "Johndie", Fisherman), died 1913, December Eighteenth 9h P.M. at 401 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 81 years. Father: John Wood "King", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Murray (Deceased). Cause of death: Chronic Nephritis, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: James Pirie, Son-in-law (Present). Registered: 1913, December 19th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar"
    (The mother's name, Margaret Murray, in the death registration was an error; there is no record of a Margaret Wood born to those parents, nor of their marriage. The information available is consistant with Margaret Smith as the mother.).