John Mair

M, #3624, b. circa 1853, d. 1925
     John Mair was born circa 1853 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Mair and Jean Innes. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bids".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 20 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jean Mair, head; Mary Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; Jean Mair, daughter; Jessie Mair, daughter; Margret Farquhar, servant.2
John Mair was a fisherman. He married Margaret Flett on 3 October 1879. He was the informant for Catherine Jane Mair's birth at Charlotte Street, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 17 August 1881.3 He was the informant for Mary Mair's birth at 78 Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland, on 31 May 1900.4,5
He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 238 Netherton, Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Maggie Mair, wife; Catherine Mair, daughter; Jessie Mair, daughter; William Mair, son; Mary Mair, daughter.6
John died in 1925.1

Children of John Mair and Margaret Flett

Citations

  1. [S6014] Keith Innes, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Keith Innes of Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
  2. [S6155] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Mair, son, male, age 8, born in Banffshire, Rathven (originally: Banffshire, Portknockie), scholar, resident at 20 Portknockie."
  3. [S3047] Catherine Jane Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catherine-Jane Mair, 1881, August Seventeenth 6h 15m A.M. at Charlotte Street, Fraserburgh, Female. Father: John Mair, Fisherman (Domicil Portknockie, Rathven). Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. Flett, married 1879 October 3D in Rathven. Informant: John Mair, Father. Registered: 1881, August 22nd at Fraserburgh, Tho. Lawrence, Registrar. August 30th Transcribed at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar. Par. of Birth Fraserburgh."
  4. [S6456] Mary Mair, Register of Births in the District of Rathven in the County of Banff, "Mary Mair, 1900, May Thirty-first 0h 30m P.M. at 78 Findochty, Rathven, Female. Father: John Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Maggie Mair M.S. Flett, married 1879 October 3 in Rathven. Informant: John Mair, Father. Registered: 1900, June 30th at Buckie, John Webster, Registrar."
  5. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  6. [S6457] 1911, Scottish Census, "John Mair, head, male, age 57, married, fisherman in herring fishing industry, worker, born in Portknockie, Banff, resident at No. 238 Netherton, 6 rooms with one or more windows, 6 persons in house."