James Mair

M, #2917, b. 15 September 1865, d. 21 June 1896
     James Mair "Johns" was born on 15 September 1865 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Mair and Elizabeth Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Johns". James Mair was a boat carpenter and fisherman. He married Margaret Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 September 1890.2
He was listed as head of household's son-in-law in the 1891 census at Park Street, 87 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; James Mair, son-in-law, Margaret Mair, daughter; David Mair, son; Margaret Pirie, servant.3,2
James died on 21 June 1896 at 63 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 30.2

Children of James Mair and Margaret Mair


  1. [S2567] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Mair, male. Birth: 15 SEP 1865 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Mair. Mother: Elizabeth Mair."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S6366] 1891, Scottish Census, "James Mair, son-in-law, married, male, age 35, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, boat carpenter, employed, resident at 87 Park Street, Portknockie."