Alexander Wood Flett

M, #2748, b. 11 May 1897
     Alexander Wood Flett was born on 11 May 1897 at 229 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Flett and Catherine Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Yankie".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at Netherton Terrace, 222 Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Flett, head; Catherine Flett, wife; Jessie Ann Flett, daughter; Alex Wood Flett, son; Lily Flett, daughter; Annie Gardiner Wood, servant.2
He married Williamina Smith McKay at Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 February 1922.3


  1. [S2100] Alexander Wood Flett, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Wood Flett, 1897, May Eleventh 9h 0m A.M. at 229 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Flett, Fisherman. Mother: Catherine Flett M.S. Wood. Married 1893 September 8th at Seafield. Informant: Catherine Flett, Mother. Registered: 1897, May 29th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S5293] 1901, Scottish Census, "Alex Wood Flett, son, male, age 3, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at Netherton Terrace, 222 Findochty."
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.