Alexander Mair

M, #1907, b. 31 July 1868, d. 7 March 1944
     Alexander Mair was born on 31 July 1868 at Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Mair and Margaret Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Johndie". Alexander Mair was a fisherman. He married Elsie Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 December 1893.3,4
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 148 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Mair, head; Elsie Mair, wife; Maggie Mair, daughter; Hellen Mair, daughter.5
He was the informant for, and present at, Helen Mair's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 November 1903.6
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1905-1906 shows that Alexander Mair "Johndie" was owner occupier of 427 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7
He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 427 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Mair, head; Elsie Mair, wife; Margaret Mair, daughter; Ellen Mair, daughter; Aleckina Mair, daughter; John Mair, son.8

The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1915-1916 shows that Alexander Mair was owner occupier of 427 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9
The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Alexander Mair lived at 7 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10 Alexander died on 7 March 1944 at 7 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 75.11,4 He was buried after 7 March 1944 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.11

Children of Alexander Mair and Elsie Mair

Citations

  1. [S1354] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Mair, male. Birth: 31 JUL 1868 Fraserburgh, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: John Mair. Mother: Margaret Wood."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S6329] Alexander Mair "Johndie" to Elsie Mair, Marriage entry, "1893 on the Eighth day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Mair "Johndie, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 23, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Mair "Johndie", Fisherman (Deceased) and Margaret Mair M.S. Wood "King". Elsie Mair, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 23, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Mair "Shavie", Fisherman and Helen Mair M.S. Wood "Park". James McIntyre Minister of Seafield. John Christie Witness. George Mair Witness. Registered 1893 December 9th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S8327] 1901, Scottish Census, "Alexander Mair, head, married, male, age 32, born in Aberdeen, Fraserburgh, fisherman, own account, resident at 148 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  6. [S3433] Helen Christie née Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Christie (Married to John Christie, Fisherman), died 1903, November Twenty Second 9h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 26 years. Father: John Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jane Mair M.S. Mair. Cause of death: Pulmonary Phthisis, as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: Alexr. Mair, Uncle, 148 Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1903, November 23D at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S4124] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1905-1906, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1905-1906 - Parish of Rathven, Page 387, "Special Water and Scavenging District of Portknockie, No. 3399, Description: House, Situation: 427 Portknockie, Proprietor: Alexander Mair, "Johndie", Occupier: Proprietor, Yearly Rent or Value: £8 0s 0d."
  8. [S4057] 1911, Scottish Census, "Alexander Mair, head, male, age 42, married, fisherman in fishing industry, worker, born in Aberdeen, Fraserburgh, resident at 427 Portknockie, 3 rooms with one or more windows, 6 persons in house."
  9. [S4582] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1915-1916, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1915-1916 - Parish of Rathven, Page 385, "Police Burgh of Portknockie, No. 3769, Description: House, Situation: 427 Portknockie, Proprietor: Alexander Mair, "Johndie", Occupier: Proprietor, Yearly Rent or Value: £8 0s 0d."
  10. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 75: PORTKNOCKIE, "Mair, Alex., 7 Seafield Street", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, SEAFIELD STREET, "7, Alex. Mair, "Johndie.""
  11. [S2666] Alexander Mair, Gravestone inscription data, "NM122095, Alexander Mair, c. 1869 to 07 MAR 1944. Date of Birth : c. 1869. Spouse's Name : Elsie Mair. Headstone Ref : H305. Date of Death : 07 MAR 1944."