Margaret Wood

F, #2642, b. 8 September 1889, d. 29 June 1976
     Margaret Wood was born on 8 September 1889 at 40 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 She was the daughter of James Wood and Georgina Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Wilkin".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood "Wilkin", head; Georgina Wood, wife; Maggie Wood, daughter; Hellen Wood, daughter; Jessie Harthill, servant.4

She was listed as head of household's granddaughter in the 1901 census at 86 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Arthur Mair, head; Hellen Mair, wife; Maggie Wood, granddaughter.5

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1911 census at 74 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Georgina Anderson, head; John Anderson, step son; Maggie Wood, daughter; Nellie Wood, daughter; David Anderson, son (sic); Annie Anderson, daughter (sic).6
She married John Alexander Slater at The Gordon Arms Hotel, High Street, Elgin, Elgin, Scotland, on 10 December 1915.2 As of 10 December 1915, her married name was Margaret Slater. Margaret died on 29 June 1976 at age 86.1 She was buried after 29 June 1976 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1

Children of Margaret Wood and John Alexander Slater

Citations

  1. [S1961] Margaret Slater née Wood, Gravestone inscription data, "NM175096, Margaret Slater (née Wood), c. 1890 to 29 JUN 1976. Date of Birth : c. 1890. Spouse's Name : John A. Slater. Headstone Ref : H188. Date of Death : 29 JUN 1976."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  4. [S5511] 1891, Scottish Census, "Maggie Wood, daughter, female, age 1, born in Banffshire, resident at New Street, Portknockie."
  5. [S5513] 1901, Scottish Census, "Maggie Wood, granddaughter, single, female, age 11, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 86 Portknockie."
  6. [S6956] 1911, Scottish Census, "Maggie Wood, daughter, female, age 21, single, fishworker in fishing industry, worker, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 74 Portknockie."