William Wilson

M, #3098, b. circa 1846, d. 3 September 1881
     William Wilson was born circa 1846 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Wilson and Margaret Forbes.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Margret Wilson, head; Ann Wilson, daughter; James Wilson, son; William Wilson, son; John Wilson, son; Barbra Downie, visitor.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 154 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wilson, head; Margret Wilson, wife; Ann Wilson, daughter; James Wilson, son; William Wilson, son; John Wilson, son; Margret Wilson, daughter; Robert Wilson, son; George Wilson, son.3
William Wilson was a fisherman. He married Jessie Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 29 March 1867.4,1 He was the informant for, and present at, Jessie Ann Wilson's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 October 1870.5,6,1
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 18 Scotstown, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wilson, head; Janet Mair Wilson, wife; James Wilson, son; Jessie Wilson, daughter; William Wilson, son; Hellen Wilson, daughter; George Wilson, son; Margaret Wilson, daughter.7
William died on 3 September 1881 at Gladstone Road, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He died from injuries sustained by being crushed between a herring boat and the quay.1

Children of William Wilson and Janet Mair

Citations

  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S4978] 1851, Scottish Census, "William Wilson, son, male, age 4, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at Portknockie."
  3. [S4979] 1861, Scottish Census, "William Wilson, son, male, age 14, born in Banffshire, Rathven, fisher's son, resident at 154 Portknockie."
  4. [S3806] William Wilson to Jessie Mair, Marriage entry, "1867 on the Twenty-ninth day of March at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Wilson, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 21, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Wilson Fisherman and Margaret Wilson M.S. Forbes. Jessie Mair, her X mark, Robert Forbes Witness, John Wood Witness, (Spinster), age 19, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Mair Fisherman and Janet Mair M.S. Euwin. Thos. M. Pirie, Minister of Seafield. Robert Forbes Witness. John Wood Witness. Registered 1867 March 30th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  5. [S3867] Jessie Ann Wilson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie-Ann Wilson, 1870, October Seventh 11h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female. Father: William Wilson, Fisherman. Mother: Jessie Wilson M. S. Mair, married 1866 March in Portknockie. Informant: William Wilson, Father (Present). Registered: 1870, October 17th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  6. [S7483] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Jessie Ann Wilson, female. Birth: 7 OCT 1870 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Wilson. Mother: Jessie Mair."
  7. [S7488] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Wilson, head, married, male, age 34, born in Rathven, Banff, fisherman, resident at 18 Scotstown."