Alexander Mair

M, #2152, b. 28 June 1866
     Alexander Mair was born on 28 June 1866 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of George Mair and Euphemia Pirie. His family was known by the tee-name of "Shanker".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 191 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Mair, head; Euphemia Mair, wife; Alexander Mair, son; George Mair, son; James Mair, son; Jane Pirie, visitor; Helen Pirie, servant.4

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 4 Fountain Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Mair, head; Euphemia Mair, wife; Alexander Mair, son; George Mair, son; James Mair, son; William Mair, son; Margaret Mair, daughter; David Mair, son; John Mair, son; Euphemia Mair, daughter; Margaret Pirie, servant.5
Alexander Mair was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at 227 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Mair “Shanker”, head; Euphemia Mair “Shanker”, wife; Alexr Mair “Shanker”, son; Jas Mair "Shanker", son; Wm Mair “Shanker”, son; Maggie Mair “Shanker”, daughter; David Mair "Shanker", son; John Mair "Shanker", son; Euphemia Mair "Shanker", daughter; Helen Mair "Shanker", daughter; Joseph Mair "Shanker", son; George Mair "Shanker", son.6
He married Jessie Pirie at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 September 1892.7,3 Alexander Mair was an irondriller. He was the informant for, and present at, Jessie Mair's death at 32 Doncaster Street, Glasgow, Scotland, on 29 April 1913.8,3

Child of Alexander Mair and Jessie Pirie

Citations

  1. [S3546] Alexander Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Mair, 1866, June Twenty-eighth 10h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: George Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Euphemia Mair M.S. Pirie. Married 1866 Jany. in Portknockie. Informant: George Mair, Father, present. Registered: 1866, June 29th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  2. [S1528] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Mair, male. Birth: 28 JUN 1866 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Mair. Mother: Euphemia Pirie."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S5533] 1871, Scottish Census, "Alexander Mair, son, male, age 5, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 191 Portknockie."
  5. [S1556] 1881, Scottish Census, "Alexander Mair, son, male, age 14, born in Portknockie, Banff, resident at 4 Fountain Street."
  6. [S1555] 1891, Scottish Census, "Alexr Mair "Shanker", son, unmarried, male, age 24, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 227 Portknockie."
  7. [S3548] Alexander Mair to Jessie Pirie, Marriage entry, "1892 on the Fourteenth day of September at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Alexr. Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Mair Fisherman and Euphemia Mair M.S. Pirie. Jessie Pirie, Fisher-girl (Spinster), age 18, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Pirie Fisherman and Jessie Pirie M.S. Cowie. Peter Brown, Free Church Minister. John Pirie Witness. William Mair Witness. Registered 1892 September 17th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  8. [S3549] Jessie Mair née Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Kelvin in the Burgh of Glasgow, "Jessie Mair, married to Alexander Mair, Irondriller, died 1913, April Twenty-ninth 4h 50m P.M. at 32 Doncaster Street, Glasgow, Female, 38 years, Father: Alexander Pirie Fisherman, Mother: Jessie Pirie M.S. Cowie, Cause of death: Puerperal Eclampsia, As certified by J. Lindsay M.D., Informant: Alexr Mair, Widower, Present, Registered: 1913, April 30th at Glasgow, Wm. L. Campbell, Assist. Registrar."