James Flett

M, #2925, b. 3 June 1872
     James Flett was born on 3 June 1872 at Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Flett and Janet Campbell. His family was known by the tee-name of "Yankie".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at Parish of Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Flett, head; Jessie Flett, wife; William Flett, son; James Flett, son; Alexander Flett, son; Joseph Flett, son; George Flett, son; Hellen Flett, sister.2
James Flett was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Parish of Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Flett, head; Jessie Flett, wife; William Flett, son; James Flett, son; Joseph Flett, son; Jessie Ann Flett, daughter; Lily Flett, daughter; George Flett, son.3
He married Ann Sutherland at United Presbyterian Church, Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 December 1896.4
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 195 Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Flett, head; Annie Flett, wife; Jessie Campbell Flett, daughter; Annie Sutherland, grandmother (sic).5
He was the informant for, and present at, Annie Flett's birth at 195 Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 December 1901.6
He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 239 Netherton, Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Flett, head; Annie Flett, wife; Jessie Flett, daughter; Abigail Flett, daughter.7

Children of James Flett and Ann Sutherland

Citations

  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S5260] 1881, Scottish Census, "James Flett, son, male, age 9, born in Findochty, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 163 West End."
  3. [S5259] 1891, Scottish Census, "James Flett, son, unmarried, male, age 18, born in Findochty, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at Main Street."
  4. [S4319] James Flett to Annie Sutherland, Marriage entry, "1896 on the Fourth day of December at the U.P. Church, Findochty. After Banns, according to the Forms of the United Presbyterian Church. James Flett, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 24, usual residence 188 Findochty, Rathven, parents James Flett Fisherman and Jessie Flett M.S. Campbell. Annie Sutherland, Domestic Servant (Spinster), age 20, usual residence 195 Findochty, Rathven, parents John Sutherland Fisherman (deceased) and Annie Sutherland M.S. Flett. J. Wesley McKie, Minister. Alexr Flett Witness. George Smith Witness. Registered 1896 December 8 At Buckie, John Webster Registrar."
  5. [S5257] 1901, Scottish Census, "James Flett, head, married, male, age 28, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 195, Rathven."
  6. [S4318] Annie Flett, Register of Births in the District of Rathven in the County of Banff, "Annie Flett, 1901, December Fourteenth 1h 0m A.M. at 195 Findochty, Rathven, Female. Father: James Flett, Fisherman. Mother: Annie Flett M. S. Sutherland, married 1896 December 4 in Rathven. Informant: James Flett, Father (Present). Registered: 1901, December 17 At Buckie, John Webster Registrar."
  7. [S4335] 1911, Scottish Census, "James Flett, head, male, age 39, married, fisherman in herring fishing industry, worker, born in Findochty, Banff, resident at No. 239 Netherton, 4 rooms with one or more windows, 4 persons in house."