Helen Jane Mair

F, #5183, b. 9 May 1879, d. 31 May 1943
     Helen Jane Mair was born on 9 May 1879 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Mair and Margaret Slater Pirie. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Brother" or "Brither".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Jessie Mair, daughter; Hellen Mair, daughter.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Mair "Brother", head; Margaret Mair "Brother", wife; Jessie Mair "Brother", daughter; Helen Jane Mair "Brother", daughter; Maggie Mair "Brother", daughter; Alex Mair "Brother", son; Wm Mair "Brother", son; Wm Pirie, brother-in-law.3

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Mair Brother, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Hellen Jane Mair, daughter; Margaret Mair, daughter; Alex Mair, son; Wm Geo Mair, son.4
She married James Bruce at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 December 1903.5 As of 11 December 1903, her married name was Helen Jane Bruce. Helen died on 31 May 1943 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 64.1 Her body was interred after 31 May 1943 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at Hillhead Cemetery.6

Children of Helen Jane Mair and James Bruce

Citations

  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S8273] 1881, Scottish Census, "Hellen Mair, daughter, female, age 2, born in Portknockie, Banff, resident at 10 Portknockie."
  3. [S5531] 1891, Scottish Census, "Helen Jane Mair "Brother", daughter, female, age 11, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  4. [S4012] 1901, Scottish Census, "Hellen Jane Mair, daughter, single, female, age 21, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, servant (general), worker, at home, resident at 10 Portknockie."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S7915] Helen Jane Bruce née Mair, Gravestone inscription data, "NM014155, Helen Jane Bruce, c. 1879 to 31 MAY 1943. Date of Birth : c. 1879. Spouse's Name : James Bruce, Fisherman. Headstone Ref : H275. Date of Death : 31 MAY 1943."