Margaret Mair

F, #5184, b. 2 September 1881, d. 22 February 1973
     Margaret Mair was born on 2 September 1881 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland; Dr Guy Barnicoat recorded Margaret Mair's place of birth as Peterhead.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 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.2
Margaret Mair was a teacher.
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.3
They was the informant for Eva Wood's birth at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 4 December 1906.4,5 Margaret died on 22 February 1973 at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 91.1

Child of Margaret Mair and James Wood

Citations

  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S5531] 1891, Scottish Census, "Maggie Mair "Brother", daughter, female, age 9, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  3. [S4012] 1901, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, daughter, single, female, age 19, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, teacher, worker, at home, resident at 10 Portknockie."
  4. [S8090] Eva Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Eva Wood (Illegitimate), 1906, December Fourth 11h 0m A.M. at 10 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: James Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair, Teacher. Informant: Margaret Mair, Mother; James Wood, Father, 275 Portknockie. Registered: 1906, December 21st at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.