James Mair

M, #3270, b. 9 July 1790, d. 22 August 1858
     James Mair was born on 9 July 1790 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was baptized on 10 July 1790 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Mair and Helen Sclater. His family was known by the tee-name of "Duncan". James Mair was a whitefisher and fisherman. He married Helen Pirie at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 December 1815.3
He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at 88 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Mair, head; Helen Mair, wife; James Mair, son; Mary Mair, daughter; Alexander Mair, son; David Mair, son.4
James died on 22 August 1858 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 68.2

Children of James Mair and Helen Pirie


  1. [S3214] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Mair, male. Birth: 09 JUL 1790. Christening: 10 JUL 1790 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Mair. Mother: Helen Sclater."
  2. [S3213] Linda Milne, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Linda Milne of Gamrie, Scotland.
  3. [S2866] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Mair, male. Spouse: Helen Pirie. Marriage: 12 DEC 1815, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  4. [S8279] 1851, Scottish census, "James Mair, head, married, male, age 60, born in Banffshire Portknockie, whitefisher, resident at 88 Portknockie."