Margaret Mair

F, #515, b. 23 February 1831, d. 15 April 1916
     Margaret Mair was born on 23 February 1831 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 She was the daughter of James Mair and Catherine Wood. Margaret Mair was baptized on 27 February 1831 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 Her family was known by the tee-name of "Shavie". She married John Sclater at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 30 September 1855.4,5,3 As of 30 September 1855, her married name was Margaret Sclater. She married James Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 February 1860.6,7 As of 9 February 1860, her married name was Margaret Mair.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1861 census at 165 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Mary Slater, daughter; Margaret Mair, daughter; Jean Wood, servant.8

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1871 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Mary Sclater, step-daughter; Margaret Mair, daughter; James Mair, son; Alexander Mair, son.9

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1881 census at 234 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Mair Slater, head; Margaret Mair, wife; James Mair Slater, son; Alexr Mair Slater, son.10

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 234 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Mair Slater, head; Margaret Mair, wife.11
Margaret died on 15 April 1916 at 234 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 85.12,13,3

Child of Margaret Mair and John Sclater

Children of Margaret Mair and James Mair

Citations

  1. [S1292] Margaret Mair, OPR Baptism entry, "Mair 1831, 27th Feby, James Mair in Portknockie had a child by his Wife Catherine Wood Born on the 23rd Inst and baptized this Day named Margaret. Witnefses Al: Mair and John Wood both in Portknockie."
  2. [S1133] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Mair, female. Birth: 23 FEB 1831. Christening: 27 FEB 1831 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Mair. Mother: Catherine Wood."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S1291] John Sclater to Margaret Mair, Marriage entry, "1855 September Thirtieth, at Seafield Church, Marriage (after Banns) was solemnized between us, According to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church of Scotland. John Slater, present residence Portknockie, usual residence Portknockie, age 23 years, Fisherman, Bachelor, birth Portknockie Septr 1832 Registered in Cullen, parents William Slater Fisherman Deceased, Mary Slater Maiden Name Slater Deceased. Margaret Mair, William Wood Witness, James Mair Witness, present residence Portknockie, usual residence Portknockie, age 25 years, Domestic Servant, Spinster, birth Portknockie 2nd Jany 1830 (sic) Registered in Cullen, parents James Mair Fisherman, Catherine Mair Maiden Name Wood. James Ledingham Minister Seafield Church. Jas. Mair Witness. William Wood Witness. Registered 1855 October 3rd at Rathven, Geo. Coull Registrar."
  5. [S1139] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Slater, male. Spouse: Margaret Muir (sic). Marriage: 30 SEP 1855, Rathven, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S1176] James Mair to Margaret Sclater née Mair, Marriage entry, "On the Ninth day of February 1860, at Portknockie. Marriage (after Banns) was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. James Mair, age 24, usual residence Portknockie, Fisherman (Bachelor), parents Alexander Mair Fisherman and Margaret Mair Maiden Name Slater. Margaret Sclater, age 28, usual residence Portknockie, (Widow), parents James Mair Fisherman (Deceased) and Catherine Mair Maiden Name Wood. Jas. Ledingham Minr. George Mair Witness. Francis Mair Witness. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Portknockie, on the 10th day of February, 1860. James Cumming Registrar."
  7. [S1199] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Mair, male. Spouse: Margaret Sclater. Marriage: 09 FEB 1860, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  8. [S6201] 1861, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, wife, married, female, age 30, born in Banffshire, Rathven, fisherman's wife, resident at 165 Portknockie."
  9. [S1272] 1871, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, wife, female, age 39, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at Portknockie."
  10. [S1273] 1881, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, wife, female, age 48, born in Rathven, Banff, resident at 234 Portknockie."
  11. [S1275] 1901, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, wife, female, age 69, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, harbour master's wife, resident at 234 Portknockie."
  12. [S1177] Margaret Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "See Register of Cor. Entries Vol I, p.102, 1st May 1916. Margaret Mair (married to James Mair "Slater" Fisherman. Previously to John Slater (sic) Fisherman), died 1916, April Fifteenth 3h P.M. at 234 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 83 years, Father: James Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Catherine Mair M.S. Wood (Deceased), Cause of death: No medical attendant. Natural causes. Probably by Senile Decay. Informant: Alexander Mair, Son, Registered: 1916, April 15th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  13. [S1180] Margaret Mair (previously Sclater) née Mair, Register of Corrected Entries for the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "The following Report of result of a Precognition has been received touching the death of Margaret Mair registered under No 10 of the Register Book of deaths for the year 1916. Margaret Mair, 83 years, Female. Died about 4 P.M. on 15th April 1916 at 234 Portknockie, Rathven. Cause of Death: Natural Causes, Probably Senile Decay. (Signed) R. Y. MacKay, Procurator Fiscal. Procurator Fiscal's Office, Banff, 28th April 1916. 1st May 1916 at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."