Alexander Wood

M, #2823, b. 22 March 1831
     Alexander Wood was born on 22 March 1831 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Wood and Margaret Mair. Alexander Wood was baptized on 25 March 1831 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Reid".
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, 38; Margrete Wood, 35; James Wood, 14; Alexander Wood, 9; William Wood, 5; John Wood, 2; Margrete Wood, 10; Jannet Wood, 7; Ann Wood, 9 months.3
He was a whitefisher.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at 45 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; James Wood, son; Margret Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son; Janet Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; John Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Cathrine Wood, daughter.4

Citations

  1. [S2186] Alexander Wood, OPR Baptism entry, "Wood 1831, 25th March, James Wood in Portknockie had a Child by his Wife Margaret Mair Born on the 22nd Inst & Baptized this Day named Alexander. Witnefses Alexander Mair and Hellen Slater both in Portknocky."
  2. [S6014] Keith Innes, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Keith Innes of Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
  3. [S8270] 1841, Scottish Census, "Alexander Wood, male, age 9, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S8271] 1851, Scottish census, "Alexander Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 18, born in Banffshire Portknockie, whitefisher, resident at 45 Portknockie."