Joseph Mair

M, #2409, b. 5 April 1824, d. 11 September 1892
     Joseph Mair was born on 5 April 1824 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Mair and Ann Mair. Joseph Mair was baptized on 12 April 1824 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.2,1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Pim". He married Elspet Wood at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 October 1847.3
He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at Braehead of Shore, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair, head; Elspet Mair, wife; James Mair, son; John Mair, son; Christina Ritchie, servant.4
Joseph Mair was a fisherman, fishcurer and farmer.
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 196 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair, head; Elspet Mair, wife; James Mair, son; John Mair, son; Joseph Mair, son; George Mair, son; Arthur Mair, son; Elspet Mair, daughter; Ann Mair, daughter.5
He was the informant for William Alexander Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 June 1864.6,7,8
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 196 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair, head; Elspet Mair, wife; John Mair, son; George Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter; William A Mair, son.9

He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 233 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair "Pim", head; Elsie Wood, wife; Arthur Mair "Pim", son; Ann Mair "Pim", daughter; Wm. Alex Mair "Pim", son.10
Joseph died on 11 September 1892 at 233 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 68.11,8

Children of Joseph Mair and Elspet Wood

Citations

  1. [S6522] Joseph Mair, OPR Baptism entry, "12 APRIL 1824 JAMES MAIR Portknockie had a Child by his wife ANN MAIR born 5 Ins. & Baptised this Day, named JOSEPH. Witnesses Joseph Mair & Margaret Mair."
  2. [S6519] Joseph Mair, ScotlandsPeople search, Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Parish of Cullen, Surname: Mair. Forename: Joseph. Parents: James Mair / Ann Mair. Gender: Male. Date: 12/04/1824. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 50 48. Parish: Cullen.
  3. [S2181] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Joseph Mair, male. Spouse: Elspet Wood. Marriage: 14 OCT 1847, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  4. [S6551] 1851, Scottish Census, "Joseph Mair, head, married, male, age 27, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisher, resident at Braehead of Shore."
  5. [S6552] 1861, Scottish Census, "Joseph Mair, head, married, male, age 37, born in Banffshire, Rathven, fishcurer, farmer of 7 acres, employer of 6 men and 3 boys, resident at 196 Portknockie."
  6. [S2180] William Alexander Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Alexander Mair, 1864, June Twenty-fifth 8h P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: Joseph Mair, Fishcurer. Mother: Elspet Mair M. S. Wood, married 1847 Oct. 12. in Portknockie. Informant: Joseph Mair, Father, Not present. Registered: 1864, July 2nd at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  7. [S1795] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Alexander Mair, male. Birth: 25 JUN 1864 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Joseph Mair. Mother: Elspet Wood."
  8. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  9. [S6553] 1871, Scottish Census, "Joseph Mair, head, male, age 47, born in Banffshire, fishcurer master employing 4 men, resident at 196 Portknockie."
  10. [S6554] 1881, Scottish Census, "Joseph Mair "Pim", head, married, male, age 56, born in Rathven, Banff, farmer & fisherman, resident at 233 Portknockie."
  11. [S6555] Joseph Mair "Pim", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Joseph Mair "Pim", Fisherman and Fishcurer (married to Elsie Wood), died 1892, September Eleventh 5h 0m P.M. at 233 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 68 years, Father: James Mair "Pim" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Anne Mair M.S. Mair (Deceased), Cause of death: Obstruction of Osophagus, 2 months, Exhaustion, as cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M., Informant: George Mair Pim, Son, 282 Portknockie (Present), Registered: 1892, September 12th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."