David Mair

M, #4057, b. 13 November 1836, d. 3 January 1892
     David Mair was born on 13 November 1836 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of James Mair and Helen Pirie. David Mair was baptized on 11 December 1836 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 His family was known by the tee-name of "Duncan".
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, 20; Helen Mair, 45; Margaret Mair, 15; Mary Mair, 10; Alexr Mair, 8; Ann Mair, 5; David Mair, 3; Charlotte Mair, 1.4

He was listed as head of household's son 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.5
He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Helen Mair, head; Mary Mair, daughter; Ann Mair, daughter; David Mair, son; Charlotte Mair, daughter.6
He married Christian Watt at Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 October 1873.7,3 He was the informant for, and present at, Helen Mair's death at Coldhome Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 November 1874.8,3,9
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 5 Coldhome Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Christian Mair, wife; James Mair, son; George Mair, son.10
David died on 3 January 1892 at 5 Coldhome Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 55.11,3 He was buried after 3 January 1892 at Banff New Cemetery, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland.9

Children of David Mair and Christian Watt

Citations

  1. [S3219] David Mair, Entry in the Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Parish of Cullen, 1836, "Mair 11th December 1836. James Mair, Whitefisher Portknockie had a child by his wife Helen Pirie born the 13th Ulto. and baptized this day named David; Witnefses David Pirie, Ann Wood & Mary Innes all at Portknockie."
  2. [S3217] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "David Mair, male. Birth: 13 NOV 1836. Christening: 11 DEC 1836 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Mair. Mother: Helen Pirie."
  3. [S3213] Linda Milne, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Linda Milne of Gamrie, Scotland.
  4. [S8285] 1841, Scottish Census, "David Mair, male, age 3, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  5. [S8279] 1851, Scottish census, "David Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 13, born in Banffshire Portknockie, employed at home, resident at 88 Portknockie."
  6. [S8276] 1861, Scottish Census, "David Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 20, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), fisherman, resident in Portknockie."
  7. [S3221] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "David Mair, male. Spouse: Christian Watt. Marriage: 04 OCT 1873, Banff, Banff, Scotland."
  8. [S3215] Helen Mair née Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Banff in the County of Banff, "Helen Mair, Widow of James Mair, Fisherman, died 1874, November Sixteenth 9h 15m P.M. at Coldhome Street, Banff, Female, 80 years. Father: John Pirie, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Helen Pirie M.S. Wood (deceased). Cause of death: abscess neck, as cert by John Barclay M.D. Informant: David Mair, Son, Present. Registered: 1874, November 17th at Banff, Robert Leask, Registrar."
  9. [S3223] Christina (sic) Watt, James Mair and Helen Pirie David Mair, Monumental inscription, "MAIR Erected by GEORGE and DAVID MAIR, In loving memory of their parents DAVID MAIR, Fisherman, who died 3rd January 1892 aged 44 (sic) years, and his wife CHRISTINA (sic) WATT who died 9th Novr 1917 aged 65 years.
    BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD. Revelations 14 Chap. 13 Ver.
    Also of their brother JAMES, who was lost at sea off Lowestoft, October 1897 aged 23 years, also of their grandmother HELEN PIRIE, who died 15th Novr 1874 aged 81 years."
  10. [S8280] 1881, Scottish Census, "David Mair, head, married, male, age 40, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, resident at 5 Cold Home Street, Banff."
  11. [S3222] David Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Banff in the County of Banff, "David Mair, Fisherman, Married to Christian Watt, died 1892, January Third 6h 50m P.M. at 5 Coldhome Street, Banff, Male, 45 (sic) years. Father: James Mair, Fisherman, deceased, Mother: Helen Mair M.S. Pirie, deceased. Cause of death: Cancer of Breast, 3 Months, Cancer of the Lung, 9 months, as certd by Alexr. B. Lyon M.B. Informant: John Mair, Brother, Present, 5 St Catherine Street, West Banff. Registered: 1892, January 4 at Banff, Robert Leask, Registrar."