John Wood

M, #3780, b. before 23 February 1839, d. 27 January 1914
     John Wood was born before 23 February 1839 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was baptized on 23 February 1839 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Wood and Margaret Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Reid".
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, 38; Margrete Wood, 35; James Wood, 14; Alexander Wood, 9; William Wood, 5; John Wood, 2; Margrete Wood, 10; Jannet Wood, 7; Ann Wood, 9 months.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at 45 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; James Wood, son; Margret Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son; Janet Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; John Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Cathrine Wood, daughter.3
John Wood was a fisherman. He married Anne Taylor at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 31 October 1868.4,5,6 He was the informant for, and present at, James Wood "Reid"'s birth at Queen Street, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 16 September 1869.7,8
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 33 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Ann Wood, wife; Jane MacDonald, servant; James Wood, son.9

He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 44 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Ann Wood, wife; James Wood, son; Andrew Wood, son; John Wood, son; Anne Wood, daughter; Alex Wood, son.10
He was the informant for Margaret Catherine Innes's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 February 1882.11
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "Reid", head; Annie Wood, wife; James Wood "Reid", son; Andrew Wood "Reid", son; John Wood "Reid", son; Alexander Wood "Reid", son; William Wood "Reid", son.12

He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 44 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Ann Wood, wife; William Wood, son.13
John died on 27 January 1914 at 458 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.14,15,6 He was buried after 27 January 1914 at Cullen Cemetery, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.15

Children of John Wood and Anne Taylor

Citations

  1. [S7592] John Wood, ScotlandsPeople search, Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Parish of Cullen, Surname: Wood. Forename: John. Parents: James Wood / Margt Mair. Gender: Male. Date: 23/02/1839. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 50 211. Parish: Cullen.
  2. [S8270] 1841, Scottish Census, "John Wood, male, age 2, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S8271] 1851, Scottish census, "John Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 12, born in Banffshire Portknockie, employed at home, resident at 45 Portknockie."
  4. [S7602] John Wood to Ann Taylor, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1868, On the Thirty-first day of October, at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Wood "Red" (sic), his X mark, Alexander Wood Witness, John Smith Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), 26 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: James Wood "Red" (sic), Ship Carpenter (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Mair (Deceased). Ann Taylor, her X mark, Alexander Wood Witness, John Smith Witness, (Spinster), 28 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: Andrew Taylor, Fisherman, Mother: Jane Taylor M.S Stephen (Deceased). Charles Gordon, Minister of Seafield. John Smith Witness. Alexander Wood Witness. Registered 1868 November 2nd at Farskane. Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  5. [S3013] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Wood, male. Spouse: Ann Taylor. Marriage: 31 OCT 1868 Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  7. [S4623] James Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Par. of Birth:- Peterhead (No 273). James Wood, 1869, September Sixteenth 7h A.M. at Queen Street, Male. Father: John Wood Fisherman (Portknockie, Rathven). Mother: Ann Wood M. S. Taylor, married 1868 October in Rathven. Informant: John Wood, His X Mark, Father - present, James Lyall Registrar - Witness. Registered: 1869, September 17th at Peterhead, James Lyall, Registrar. September 24th Transcribed at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  8. [S3014] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Wood, male. Birth: 16 SEP 1869 Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: John Wood. Mother: Ann Taylor."
  9. [S5508] 1871, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 29, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher, resident at 33 Portknockie."
  10. [S5505] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 40, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 44 Portknockie."
  11. [S6868] Margaret Catherine Innes, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Catherine Innes (Single), died 1882, February Fourth 6h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 2 months (sic), Father: John Innes Fisherman, Mother: Catherine Innes M.S. Wood, Cause of death: Bronchitis, 14 Days, As cert. by S. Clark M.D. C.M., Informant: John Wood, Maternal Uncle, 40 Portknockie, Registered: 1882 February 7th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  12. [S5506] 1891, Scottish Census, "John Wood "Reid", head, married, male, age 50, born in Banffshire, fisherman, resident at New Street, Portknockie."
  13. [S5507] 1901, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 61, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 44 Portknockie."
  14. [S7604] John Wood "Reid", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Wood "Reid", Fisherman, Retired, Pensioner (Widower of Annie Taylor), died 1914, January Twenty Seventh 1h P.M. at 458 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 74 years, Father: James Wood "Reid" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Mair "Shavie" (Deceased), Cause of death: Morbus Cordis, Syncope, as Cert. by J. Geddes Pirie M.B.C.M., Informant: George Bruce, Son's Wife's Father, 217 Portknockie, Registered: 1914, January 28th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  15. [S3018] John Wood, Gravestone inscription data, "NM200470, John Wood, c. 1839 to 27 JAN 1914. Occupation : Fisherman & ship owner. Date of Birth : c. 1839. Spouse's Name : Ann Taylor. Headstone Ref : C(N)299. Date of Death : 27 JAN 1914. Place of Death : 458 Portknockie."