Jane Wood

F, #2457, b. circa 1850, d. 11 December 1915
     Jane Wood was born circa 1850 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of William Wood and Mary Sclater. Her family was known by the tee-name of "King".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1851 census at Slack Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Mary Wood, wife; William Wood, son; Allexr Wood, son; Jean Wood, daughter.1

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, 39; Mary Wood, 43; William Wood, 13; Alexander Wood, 11; Jeane Wood, 10; Mary Wood, 8; George Wood, 4; John Wood, 1.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 159 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Mary Wood, wife; Jane Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; John Wood, son.3
She married John Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 January 1877.4,5 As of 17 January 1877, her married name was Jane Mair.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1881 census at 201 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Jane Mair, wife; Jessie Mair, daughter.6

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 201 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair Shavie, head; Jane Mair, wife; Jessie Mair, daughter; Alex Mair, son; Wm. G. Mair, son.7,5

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1911 census at 201 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Jane Wood Mair, wife.8
Jane died on 11 December 1915 at 201 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9,10,5 She was buried after 11 December 1915 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10

Children of Jane Wood and John Mair

Citations

  1. [S5364] 1851, Scottish Census, "Jean Wood, daughter, female, age 0, born in Banffshire, master shoemaker's daughter, resident in Slack Road."
  2. [S5363] 1861, Scottish Census, "Jeane Wood, female, age 10, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S5362] 1871, Scottish Census, "Jane Wood, daughter, unmarried, female, age 20, born in Banffshire, general servant (domestic), resident at 159 Portknockie."
  4. [S2441] John Mair to Jane Wood, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1877, on the Seventeen day of January at Portknockie, After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Mair, Fisherman, (Bachelor), Not related save by very distant cousinship, 33 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: Alexander Mair, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Janet Mair M.S. Ewing. Jane Wood, Domestic Servant (Spinster), 26 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: William Wood, Shoemaker, Mother: Mary Wood M.S Slater. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. Wm. Proctor(?) Witness. William Wood Witness. Registered: 1877, January 18th at Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan Assist. Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S6449] 1881, Scottish Census, "Jane Mair, wife, married, female, age 30, born in Portknockie, Banff, resident at 201 Portknockie."
  7. [S3683] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jane Mair, wife, married, female, age 51, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherman's wife, resident at 201 Portknockie."
  8. [S6448] 1911, Scottish Census, "Jane Wood Mair, wife, female, age 60, married, duration of marriage 34 years, children born alive 4, children still living 3, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 201 Portknockie."
  9. [S2962] Jane Mair née Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jane Mair (Married to John Mair "Shavie" Fisherman), died 1915, December Eleventh 6h A.M. at 201 PortKnockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 63 years. Father: William Wood "King" Shoemaker (Deceased), Mother: Mary Wood M.S. Slater (Deceased). Cause of death: Cerebral Haemorhage, 5 Days, as cert. by I. Geddes Pirie M.B.C.M. Informant: James Simpson, Son-in-law (Present), 450 Portknockie. Registered: 1915, December 11th at Manse of Seafield, James MacIntyre, Registrar."
  10. [S1845] Jane Mair née Wood, Gravestone inscription data, "NM122912, Jane Mair (née Wood), c. 1860 to 11 DEC 1915. Date of Birth : c. 1860. Spouse's Name : John Mair. Headstone Ref : H224. Date of Death : 11 DEC 1915."