Margaret Smith

F, #3201, b. 12 May 1865, d. 2 February 1946
     Margaret Smith was born on 12 May 1865 at Portessie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of William Smith. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Latin". She married James Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 23 December 1887.3,4 As of 23 December 1887, her married name was Margaret Mair. She was the informant for George Mair's birth at 280 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 May 1899.5,4 Margaret died on 2 February 1946 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 80.6,2 She was buried after 2 February 1946 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.6

Children of Margaret Smith and James Mair


  1. [S2625] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Smith, female. Birth: 12 MAY 1865 Rathven, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Smith. Mother: Margaret Mc Innes."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S2626] James Mair Slater to Margaret Smith, Marriage entry, "1887 on the Twenty-Third day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. James Mair Slater, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 24, usual residence Portknockie, parents James Mair Slater Fisherman and Margaret Mair Slater M.S. Mair. Maggie Smith, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 22, usual residence Portessie, parents William Smith "Latin" Fisherman and Margaret Smith M.S. Mc Innes. James McIntyre Minister of Seafield. Alexander Mair Slater Witness. Alexr. Smith Witness. Registered 1887 December 24th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S7654] George Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Mair, 1899, May Eleventh 5h 0m P.M. at 280 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: James Mair "Slater", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. Smith, married 1887 December 23d in Seafield. Informant: Margaret Mair, Mother. Registered: 1899, June 2nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S2596] Margaret Mair née Smith, Gravestone inscription data, "NM123216, Margaret "Latin" Mair (née Smith), c.1867 to 02 FEB 1946. Date of Birth : c.1867. Spouse's Name : James Mair. Headstone Ref : H273. Date of Death : 02 FEB 1946."