William Wood

M, #1977, b. 18 November 1852, d. 20 September 1935
     William Wood was born on 18 November 1852 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of George Wood and Anne Mair. William Wood was baptized on 11 December 1852 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Doo".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Ann Wood, 31; William Wood, 7; John Wood, 6; George Wood, 3; Allexr Wood, 0.3
He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 17 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Wood, head; Ann Wood, wife; William Wood, son; John Wood, son; George Wood, son; Alexander Wood, son; James Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; David Wood, son.4
They was the informant for William Wood's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 July 1874.5,2 He married Margaret Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 September 1874.6,2 He was the informant for William Wood's death at Shore Street, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 August 1880.7,2,8 He was the informant for, and present at, James Wood's death at Seatown, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 December 1890.9,10,2 He was the informant for, and present at, Alexander Wood's death at 75 Roanheads, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 6 July 1893.11,2,8 He was the informant for Catherine Wood's birth at Shore Street, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland, on 1 June 1894.12,2,13,14
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at Shore Street, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Margaret Wood, wife; George Wood, son; Margaret Wood, daughter; Williamena Wood, daughter; Jemima Wood, daughter; John Wood, son; Catherine Wood, daughter; Isabella Wood, daughter; William Wood, son.15
William died on 20 September 1935 at 37 King Street, Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland, at age 82.16,17,2

Children of William Wood and Margaret Mair

Citations

  1. [S1404] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Wood, male. Birth: 18 NOV 1852. Christening: 11 DEC 1852 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Wood. Mother: Ann Mair."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5729] 1861, Scottish Census, "William Wood, male, age 7, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S5728] 1871, Scottish Census, "William Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 18, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher, resident at 17 Portknockie."
  5. [S4024] William Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Wood (Illegitimate), 1874, July Ninth 8h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Wood "Doo", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair "Boben", Fisherman's Daughter. Informant: Margaret Mair "Boben", Her X Mark, Mother - James Cumming, Registrar, Witness. William Wood Doo, Father, Portknockie, Seafield. Registered: 1874, September 11th at Farskane, James Cumming, Registrar."
  6. [S1411] William Wood to Margaret Mair, Marriage entry, "1874 on the Twenty-fifth day of September at Seafield Church. After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, Seafield, parents George Wood "Doo" Fisherman and Ann Wood M.S. Mair. Margaret Mair, James Wood "Doo", Witness, John Mair, Witness, (Spinster), age 20, usual residence Portknockie, Seafield, parents Alexander Mair "Shy" Fisherman and Margaret Mair M.S. Wood. Thos. Fraser Minister, Seafield. James Wood "Doo" Witness, John Mair Witness. Registered 1874 September 28th at Farskane, James Cumming Registrar."
  7. [S4027] William Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Portsoy in the County of Banff, "William Wood (Single), died 1880, August Twenty-seventh 0h 10m A.M. at Shore Street, Portsoy, Male, 6 years. Father: William Wood Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Mair. Cause of death: Diarrhoea - 2 days, As cert. by Alex. Robb M.D&C. Informant: William Wood, Father. Registered: 1880, August 27th at Portsoy, Jas. Kissach, Registrar."
  8. [S4021] Joyce Devlin, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Joyce Devlin of Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire.
  9. [S3209] James Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Portsoy in the County of Banff, "See Register of Corrected Entries, Vol. 1, Page 63, 22nd December 1890. James Wood, Fisherman, Married to 1st Ann Wood, 2nd Ann Hogg, died 1890, December Sixteenth 0h 3m A.M. at Seatown, Portsoy, Male, 47 years. Father: William Wood, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Ann Wood M.S. Bruce (Deceased). Cause of death: Compression of Brain from Accident, 3 days, As certified by Wm. L. Stewart M.D. C.M. Informant: William Wood, Nephew (Present), Shore Street, Portsoy. Registered: 1890, December 16th at Portsoy, James Innes, Registrar."
  10. [S3190] Arnold Pirie, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Arnold Pirie of Portknockie, Scotland, from notes in the family bible of James Wood "Doo", late of Portknockie and Portsoy (1843 - 1890).
  11. [S4028] Alexander Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Peterhead in the County of Aberdeen, "Alexander Wood (Single), died 1893, July Sixth 7h 30m A.M. at 75 Roanheads, Peterhead, Male, 4 years. Father: William Wood Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Mair. Cause of death: Acute Bronchitis, As Certified by James Middleton M.B&Con. Informant: William Wood, Father (Present). Registered: 1893, July 7th at Peterhead, Jno. Paterson, Assistant Registrar. AR."
  12. [S1873] Catherine Wood, Register of Births in the District of Portsoy in the County of Banff, "Catherine Wood, 1894, June First 6h P.M. at Shore Street, Portsoy, Female. Father: William Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Wood M. S. Mair, married 1874 September 25th at Seafield. Informant: William Wood, Father. Registered: 1894, June 6th at Portsoy, Robert How, Registrar."
  13. [S1813] Edward and Hectorina Louvine Kemp, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Edward and Louvine Kemp of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  14. [S1814] Edward and Hectorina Louvine Kemp, Findlay faa's fa fae "Toper" Website, Edward and Louvine Kemp's website.
  15. [S1837] 1901, Scottish Census, "William Wood, head, married, male, age 47, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, own account, resident at Shore Street, has 3 rooms with one or more windows."
  16. [S4030] William Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Drainie in the County of Moray, "See Reg. of Cor. Entr. Vol.2. p.240. 9th October 1935. William Wood, Fisherman (retired), Widower of Margaret Mair, died 1935, September Twentieth. Found dead in bed, 8h 15m A.M. Last seen alive September Nineteenth, 10h 0m P.M. at 37 King Street, Lossiemouth (usual residence 4 Shore Street, Portsoy), Male, 82 years. Father: George Wood Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Ann Wood M.S. Mair (Deceased). Cause of death: - Informant: John Wood, Son. Registered: 1935, September 21st at Lossiemouth, J.A. Peterkin, Registrar."
  17. [S4031] William Wood, Register of Corrected Entries for the District of Drainie in the County of Moray, "The following Report of Result of a Precognition has been received touching the Death of William Wood, Registered under Entry No. 35 in the Register Book of Deaths for the year 1935:- William Wood, 82 years, Male. Died Between 10 pm Thursday 19th and 8 am Friday 20th September 1935 at 37 King Street, Lossiemouth, Parish of Drainie. Cause of Death: Myocardial Degeneration, as cert. by Dr. R. Clark, Lossiemouth. Certified by D.A. Shiach, Procurator Fiscal. Procurator Fiscal's Office, Elgin, 8th October 1935. 9th October 1935 at Lossiemouth, J.A. Peterkin, Registrar."