George Sclater

M, #2057, b. 4 January 1871, d. 8 March 1942
     George Sclater was born on 4 January 1871 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of Alexander Sclater and Helen Mair.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 200 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Sclater, head; Helen Sclater, wife; John Sclater, son; Helen Sclater, daughter; Alexander Sclater, son; David Sclater, son; James Sclater, son; George Sclater, son; Jane Mitchel,
His family was known by the tee-name of "Mash". George Sclater was also known as George Slater. He was a fisherman. He married Jane Wood "King" at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 2 December 1892.5,2 George died on 8 March 1942 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 71.6,2,3 He was buried after 8 March 1942 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.6

Children of George Sclater and Jane Wood


  1. [S1928] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Slater, male. Birth: 04 JAN 1871 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Slater. Mother: Helen Mair."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S3952] 1871, Scottish Census, "George Sclater, son, male, age 3 months, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at 200 Portknockie."
  5. [S5936] George Slater to Jane Wood "King", Marriage entry, "1892 on the Second day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. George Slater, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Slater "Mash" Fisherman and Helen Slater M.S. Mair "Bobbin" (Deceased). Jane Wood "King", Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Wood "King" Fisherman and Jane Wood M.S. Wood. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. James Slater "Mash" Witness. William Wood "King" Witness. Registered 1892 December 3d at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S2793] George Slater "Mash", Gravestone inscription data, "NM173926, George "Mash" Slater, c. 1871 to 08 MAR 1942. Date of Birth : c. 1871. Spouse's Name : Jane Wood. Headstone Ref : H219. Date of Death : 08 MAR 1942."