Francis Sclater

M, #2550, b. 19 November 1853
     Francis Sclater was born on 19 November 1853 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Sclater and Jean Donaldson. Francis Sclater was baptized on 11 December 1853 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 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, 4.2
Francis Sclater was also known as Francis Slater. He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Slater, head; Francis Slater, son; William Slater, son.3
He married Isabella Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 October 1880.4
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 108 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Francis Slater, head; Isabella Slater, wife.5

Citations

  1. [S1892] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Francis Sclater, male. Birth: 19 NOV 1853. Christening: 11 DEC 1853 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Sclater. Mother: Jane Donaldson."
  2. [S6746] 1861, Scottish Census, "Francis Sclater, unmarried, male, age 7, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, son, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S3709] 1871, Scottish Census, "Francis Slater, son, unmarried, male, age 16, born in Banffshire, Rathven, fisherman, resident in ? Portknockie."
  4. [S3565] Francis Slater, Isabella Wood, "1880, on the Eighth day of October at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Francis Slater, His X Mark, William Mair Witness, James Mair Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), 27 years, resident at 180 Portknockie, Father: George Slater, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jane Slater M.S. Donaldson (Deceased). Isabella Wood, Her X Mark, Fisherman's Daughter, William Mair Witness, (Spinster), James Mair Witness, 23 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: Alexander Wood "Reid", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Wood M.S Sinclair. Peter Brown, Free Ch. Minister. Alex. Mair Witness, John Innes Witness. Registered 1880, October 12th at Manse of Seafield. James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S3672] 1891, Scottish Census, "Francis Slater, head, married, male, age 36, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, working on own account, resident at 108 Portknockie."