John Sclater

M, #2546, b. 31 January 1843
     John Sclater was born on 31 January 1843 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Sclater and Jean Donaldson. John Sclater was baptized on 4 February 1843 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Hasser".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Sclater, head; Jean Sclater, wife; Caithren Sclater, daughter; John Sclater, son; George Sclater, son; Jean Sclater, daughter.2
John Sclater was also known as John Slater.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Sclater, 53; Cathrine Sclater, 19; John Sclater, 18; George Sclater, 14; Jean Sclater, 12; Francis Sclater, 7; William Sclater, 4.3
He was a fisherman. He married Helen Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 October 1866.4,5

Children of John Sclater and Helen Mair

Citations

  1. [S1888] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Sclater, male. Birth: 31 JAN 1843. Christening: 04 FEB 1843 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Sclater. Mother: Jean Donaldson."
  2. [S1894] 1851, Scottish Census, "John Sclater, son, male, age 7, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S6746] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Sclater, unmarried, male, age 18, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, son, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S5162] John Slater to Helen Mair, Marriage entry, "1866, On the Nineteenth day of October at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. John Slater, His X Mark, Wm. Slater Witness, William Mair Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), Age 23, Usual residence: Portknockie, Father: George Slater Fisherman, Mother: Jane Slater M.S. Donaldson (Deceased). Helen Mair, Her X Mark, Wm. Slater Witness, William Mair Witness, (Spinster), Age 22, Usual residence: Portknockie, Father: Alexander Mair Boat Carpenter, Mother: Margaret Mair M.S McIntosh. John Mackay, Minister of Fr. Ch. at Cullen, Wm. Slater Witness, William Mair Witness. Registered: 1866 October 22nd At Farskane, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  5. [S5140] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "John Slater, male. Spouse: Helen Mair. Marriage: 19 OCT 1866, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."