James Mair

M, #4061, b. 28 July 1874, d. October 1897
     James Mair was born on 28 July 1874 at Parish of Banff, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of David Mair and Christian Watt. His family was known by the tee-name of "Duncan".
He was listed as head of household's son 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.2
James Mair died in October 1897 at sea off Lowestoft, England, at age 23.3


  1. [S3224] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Mair, male. Birth: 28 JUL 1874 Banff, Banff, Scotland. Father: David Mair. Mother: Christina (sic) Watt."
  2. [S8280] 1881, Scottish Census, "James Mair, son, male, age 6, born in Fraserburgh, Aberdeen, scholar, resident at 5 Cold Home Street, Banff."
  3. [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."