James George Mair

M, #1933, b. 14 March 1877
     James George Mair was born on 14 March 1877 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Mair and Catherine Sclater. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin", "Shy" or "Bobbin Shy".
He was listed as head of household's son 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.3

He was listed as head of household's son 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.4
James George Mair was a fisherman. He married Jessie Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 December 1903.5,6 He was the informant for Ada Mair's birth at 230 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 December 1904.7,6 He was the informant for Cathleen Mair's birth at 456 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 May 1908.8,6

Children of James George Mair and Jessie Wood

Citations

  1. [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."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S7870] 1881, Scottish Census, "James Mair "Shay", son, male, age 4, born in Portknockie, Banff, resident at 18 Portknockie."
  4. [S5526] 1891, Scottish Census, "James Mair "Bobin", son, unmarried, male, age 12, born in Banffshire, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  5. [S2971] James Mair "Bobbin" to Jessie Wood, Statutory Register of Marriages, "1903, on the Eleventh day of December at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland. James Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman (Bachelor), 26 years, usual residence No 18 Portknockie, Father: John Mair "Shy", Fisherman, Mother: Catharine Mair M.S. Slater. Jessie Wood, Fishergirl (Spinster), 24 years, usual residence No 244 Portknockie, Father: Adam Wood, Fisherman, Mother: Elizabeth Wood M.S Mair. Peter Brown, U.F.C. Minister. William Mair Shy Witness. William Mair "Saucy" Witness. Registered: 1903, December 12th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  7. [S6047] Ada Mair "Bobbin", Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Ada Mair "Bobbin", 1904, December Third 4h 0m A.M. at 230 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: James George Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman. Mother: Jessie Mair "Bobbin" M. S. Wood, married 1903 December 11th in Portknockie, Seafield. Informant: James George Mair Bobbin, Father. Registered: 1904, December 20th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S6043] Cathleen Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Cathleen Mair, 1908, May Fifth 4h 0m A.M. at 456 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: James George Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Jessie Mair M. S. Wood, married 1903 December 12th in Seafield. Informant: James George Mair, Father. Registered: 1908, May 11th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."