John Mair

M, #1917, b. 2 March 1843, d. 30 December 1919
     John Mair was born on 2 March 1843 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Mair and Margaret Wood. John Mair was baptized on 4 March 1843 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin", "Shy" or "Bobbin Shy".2 He was a fisherman. They was the informant for Margaret Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 23 December 1863.3,4,2 He married Catherine Sclater at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 29 October 1864.5,2 He was the informant for Francis William Slater Mair's birth at Love Lane, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 20 July 1870.6,7,2,8 He was the informant for, and present at, Jane Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 October 1872.9,10,8 He was the informant for James George Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 March 1877.11,2 He was the informant for Jessie Mair's birth at 18 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 November 1879.12,2 He was the informant for Isabella Mair's birth at 18 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 November 1879.13,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 18 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair "Shay", head; Cath. Mair "Shay", wife; Margaret Mair "Shay", daughter; Alex. Mair "Shay", son; Ann S. Mair "Shay", daughter; Francis W. Mair "Shay", son; Jane Mair "Shay", daughter; John Mair "Shay", son; James Mair "Shay", son; Lizzie (sic) Mair "Shay", daughter; Isabella Mair "Shay", daughter.14
He was the informant for Francis William Sclater's death at 78 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 29 October 1881.15
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair "Bobin", head; Kate Mair "Bobin", wife; James Mair "Bobin", son; Jessie Mair "Bobin", daughter; Isabella Mair "Bobin", daughter; Wm Mair "Bobin", son.16
John Mair died on 30 December 1919 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 76.2

Children of John Mair and Catherine Sclater

Citations

  1. [S1364] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Mair, male. Birth: 02 MAR 1843. Christening: 04 MAR 1843 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander 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. [S2714] Margaret Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Mair (Illegitimate), 1863, December Twenty-third 9h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female. Father: John Mair Fisherman. Mother: Catherine Slater Fisherman's Daughter. Informant: Catherine Slater, Her X Mark, Mother, Jas. Cumming Registrar Witness. John Mair, Father, Portknockie. Registered: 1864, January 4th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  4. [S1375] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Mair or Slater, female. Birth: 23 DEC 1863 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Mair. Mother: Catherine Slater."
  5. [S1372] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, “John Mair, male. Spouse: Catherine Slater. Marriage: 29 OCT 1864 Seafield, Banff, Scotland”.
  6. [S3760] Francis William Slater Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Par. of Birth - Fraserburgh (No. 116). Francis William Slatter Mair, 1870, July Twentieth 11h 55m P.M. at Love Lane, Fraserburgh, Male. Father: John Mair, Fisherman (Domicil - Portknockie, Parish of Rathven). Mother: Catherine Mair M. S. Slatter, married 1864 October 24th in Rathven. Informant: John Mair, Father (not present). Registered: 1870, July 25th at Fraserburgh, Tho. Lawrance, Registrar. July 30th Transcribed at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  7. [S1377] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Francis William Slatter (sic) Mair, male. Birth: 20 JUL 1870 Fraserburgh, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: John Mair. Mother: Catherine Slatter (sic)."
  8. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  9. [S3761] Jane Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jane Mair, 1872, October Twentieth 6h 30m A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female. Father: John Mair "Shay", Fisherman. Mother: Catherine Mair M.S. Slater, married 1864 October in Portknockie. Informant: John Mair Shay, Father (present). Registered: 1872, November 1st at Farskane, James Cumming, Registrar."
  10. [S1379] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Jane Mair, female. Birth: 20 OCT 1872 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Mair. Mother: Catherine Slater."
  11. [S2387] James George Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James George Mair, 1877, March Fourteenth 10h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Mair "Shy", Fisherman. Mother: Catherine Mair M. S. Slater, married 1864 October 29th in Portknockie, Rathven. Informant: John Mair Shy, Father. Registered: 1877, March 26th at Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan, Assistant Registrar."
  12. [S2342] Jessie Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Mair, 1879, November Tenth 7h 30m A.M. at 18 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Mair "Bobin" Fisherman. Mother: Catharine Mair M. S. Slater, married 1864 October 29th in Seafield. Informant: John Mair Bobin, Father. Registered: 1879, November 13th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar. Twin."
  13. [S2343] Isabella Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Isabella Mair, 1879, November Tenth 9h 0m A.M. at 18 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: John Mair "Bobin" Fisherman. Mother: Catharine Mair M. S. Slater, married 1864 October 29th in Seafield. Informant: John Mair Bobin, Father. Registered: 1879, November 13th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar. Twin."
  14. [S7870] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Mair "Shay", head, married, male, age 38, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, resident at 18 Portknockie."
  15. [S7231] Francis William Sclater, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Francis William Slater, Fisherman (Married to Ann Smith), died 1881, October Twenty Ninth 7h 0m A.M. at 78 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 63 years, Father: George Slater Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Catharine Slater M.S. Mair (Deceased), Cause of death: Pneumonia, 6 Days, As Cert. by Alex. Hendry M.B.C.M., Informant: John Mair, Son-in-law, 18 Portknockie, Registered: 1881, October 29th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  16. [S5526] 1891, Scottish Census, "John Mair "Bobin", head, married, male, age 47, born in Banffshire, fisherman, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."