Adam Wood

M, #2623, b. 15 March 1833, d. 18 April 1895
     Adam Wood was born on 15 March 1833 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Wood and Jean Wood. Adam Wood was baptized on 22 March 1833 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Wilkin". He was a whitefisher and fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at 53 Commutation Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jane Wood, head; William Wood, son; Adam Wood, son; James Wood, son; Isabella Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son.2
He married Jean Wilson at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 April 1857.3
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Adam Wood, 24; Jean Wood, 29; Jean Wood, 3; Margret Wood, 2.4
He was the informant for, and present at, Jean Wood's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 October 1861.5,6
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 193 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Adam Wood, head; Jane Wood, wife; Jane Wood, daughter; Margret Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; Adam Wood, son.7

He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 264 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Adam Wood "Wilkin", head; Jane Wilson "Brown", wife; Maggie Wood "Wilkin", daughter; William Wood "Wilkin", son; Adam Wood "Wilkin", son; Jane Wood "Wilkin", daughter; George Slater "Hassar", visitor.8

He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 264 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Adam Wood "Wilkin", head; Jane Wood "Wilkin", wife; Jane Wood "Wilkin", daughter; Wm Wood "Wilkin", son; Adam Wood "Wilkin", son.9,10
Adam died on 18 April 1895 at age 62.11 He was buried after 18 April 1895 at Cullen Cemetery, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.11

Children of Adam Wood and Jean Wilson

Citations

  1. [S2503] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Adam Wood, male. Birth: 15 MAR 1833. Christening: 22 MAR 1833 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Wood. Mother: Jean Wood."
  2. [S5254] 1851, Scottish Census, "Adam Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 19, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at 53 Commutation Road."
  3. [S2504] Adam Wood to Jane Wilson, Marriage entry, "On the twentieth day of April 1857 at Seafield Church, District of Seafield. Marriage (after banns) was solemnised between us according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Adam Wood, His X Mark, Alexr. Fraser Registrar Witness, age 22, usual residence Portknockie, Fisherman, Bachelor, parents William Wood Fisherman (Deceased) and Jane Wood Maiden Name Wood. Jane Wilson, Her X Mark, Alexr. Fraser Registrar Witnefs, age 23, usual residence Portknockie, Domestic Servant, Spinster, parents George Wilson Fisherman and Stewart MacCallum (Deceased). Jas. Ledingham, Minr. of Seafield Ch. William Wood Witness. William Wilson Witness. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Cullen, on the first day of October, 1857, Jas. Ledingham Asst. Registrar."
  4. [S5450] 1861, Scottish Census, "Adam Wood, married, male, age 24, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at Portknockie."
  5. [S3901] Jane Wood, Register of Deaths in the Parish of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jane Wood (Widow of William Wood, Fisherman), died 1861, October Fifth 2h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female, 62 years. Father: Peter Wood Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Wood M.S. Munro (Deceased). Cause of death: Exhaustion & General Weakness, 15 months, No Medical Attendant. Informant: Adam Wood, His X Mark, Son, Present, Jas Cumming Registrar Witness. Registered: 1861, Oct 5th at Portknockie, Jas Cumming, Registrar."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  7. [S5451] 1871, Scottish Census, "Adam Wood, head, married, male, age 33, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 193 Portknockie."
  8. [S5452] 1881, Scottish Census, "Adam Wood "Wilkin", head, married, male, age 43, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 264 Portknockie."
  9. [S8323] 1891, Scottish census, "Adam Wood "Wilkin", head, married, male, age 55, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, working on own account, resident at 264 Portknockie, has 3 rooms with one or more windows."
  10. [S5453] 1891, Scottish Census, "Adam Wood "Wilkin", head, married, male, age 55, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident in Church Street, Portknockie."
  11. [S2322] Adam Wood "Wilkin", Gravestone inscription data, "NM199985, Adam "Wilkin" Wood, c. 1833 to 18 APR 1895. Date of Birth : c. 1833. Spouse's Name : Jane Wilson. Headstone Ref : C(N)243. Date of Death : 18 APR 1895."