Margaret Wood

F, #2458, b. 13 December 1838, d. 28 April 1922
     Margaret Wood was born on 13 December 1838 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of William Wood and Margaret Imlach. Her family was known by the tee-name of "King".
She was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, 25; Margaret Wood, 30; Margaret Wood, 2; James Wood, 0; Mary Imlach, 9.2

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; Margret Wood, wife; Margret Wood, daughter; James Wood, son; Jean Wood, daughter; Margret Wood, mother; Allexr Wood, brother.3

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, 52; Margret Wood, 53; James Wood, 20; Margret Wood, 23; Jean Wood, 18; Ann Wood, 12; Mary Ann Wood, 9.4
She married Alexander Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 July 1864.5,6 As of 5 July 1864, her married name was Margaret Mair. Margaret died on 28 April 1922 at Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 83.1

Children of Margaret Wood and Alexander Mair

Citations

  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S5382] 1841, Scottish Census, "Margaret Wood, female, age 2, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S5381] 1851, Scottish Census, "Margret Wood, daughter, female, age 11, born in Banffshire, scholar, resident in Slack Road."
  4. [S5380] 1861, Scottish Census, "Margret Wood, unmarried, female, age 23, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, domestic servant, resident in Portknockie."
  5. [S2404] Alexander Mair to Margaret Wood, Marriage entry, "1864, On the Fifth day of July at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 27, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Mair Fisherman and Margaret Mair M.S. Wood. Margaret Wood, Her X Mark, James Wood Witness, John Wood Witness, (Spinster) Cousins-German, age 26, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Wood Fisherman and Margaret Wood M.S. Imlah. Thos. M. Pirie, Minister of Seafield. James Wood, Witness. John Wood, Witness. Registered 1864 July 6th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.