Janet Innes

F, #4206, b. 2 March 1829, d. 7 August 1908
     Janet Innes was born on 2 March 1829 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of John Innes and Helen Wood. Janet Innes was baptized on 15 March 1829 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1
She was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Innes, 50; Helen Innes, 45; John Innes, 25; George Innes, 20; Helen Innes, 12; Jane Innes, 9; Janet Innes, 7.3
She married John Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 December 1859.4,5,2 As of 22 December 1859, her married name was Janet Mair.2
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at 28 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair “Cock”, head; Janet Mair “Cock”, wife; William Mair “Cock”, son; James Mair “Cock”, son; George Mair “Cock”, son; Alexander Mair “Cock”, son.6
Janet died on 7 August 1908 at 28 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 79.7,5

Children of Janet Innes and John Mair


  1. [S3345] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Janet Innes, female. Birth: 02 MAR 1829. Christening: 15 MAR 1829 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Innes. Mother: Helen Wood."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S5115] 1841, Scottish Census, "Janet Innes, female, age 7, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S7128] John Mair to Janet Innes, Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "On the Twenty second day of December 1859, at Portknockie. Marriage (after Banns) was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. John Mair, age 27, residence Portknockie, Fisherman (Bachelor), parents John Mair Fisherman and Janet Mair Maiden Name Wood (deceased). Janet Innes, Her X Mark, John Innes Witness, William Mair Witness, age 28, residence Portknockie, (Spinster), parents John Innes Fisherman (deceased) and Helen Innes Maiden Name Wood (deceased). John MacKay. Minister of Free Ch. at Cullen. James Mair Witness. James Mair Witness. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Portknockie, on the 24th day of December, 1859. James Cumming Registrar."
  5. [S6014] Keith Innes, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Keith Innes of Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
  6. [S6854] 1891, Scottish Census, "Janet Mair "Cock", wife, married, female, age 59, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherman's wife, employed, resident at 28 Portknockie."
  7. [S7312] Janet Mair née Innes, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Janet Mair (Widow of John Mair "Cock", Fisherman), died 1908, August Seventh 8h 30m A.M. at 28 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 76 years, Father: John Innes Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret (sic) Innes M.S. Wood (Deceased), Cause of death: Diabetes, 1½ Years, As Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M., Informant: James Mair, Son (Present), Registered: 1908, August 7th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."