George Mair

M, #524, b. 20 March 1857, d. 10 March 1910
     George Mair was born on 20 March 1857 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Mair and Mary Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin" or "Bobbin Shy".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 204 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Mair, head; Mary Mair, wife; James Mair, son; John Mair, son; Mary Mair, daughter; George Mair, son.3

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 204 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Mair, head; Mary Mair, wife; James Mair, son; John Mair, son; Mary Ann Mair, daughter; George Mair, son; Margaret Mair, daughter.4
George Mair was a fisherman and cooper.2
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 245 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Mary Wood, head; George Mair, son; Maggie Mair, daughter.5
He married Margaret Ann Wood at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 30 September 1881.6,7 He was the informant for Mary Ann Mair's birth at 369 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 November 1881.8,7 He was the informant for, and present at, Helen Mair's birth at 233 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 December 1883.9 He was the informant for, and present at, George Mair's birth at 238 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 24 November 1889.10,7 He married Margaret Smith at 167 East End, Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 April 1890.11,7 He was the informant for Margaret Mair's birth at 238 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 June 1891.12,7 In the registration of birth of daughter Margaret, George Mair was recorded as George Mair "James" rather than George Mair "Bobbin". This may have been a bye-name as the family used the tee-name "Bobbin" both before and after this event. George died on 10 March 1910 at 238 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 52.13,2

Children of George Mair and Margaret Ann Wood

Children of George Mair and Margaret Smith

Citations

  1. [S1029] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Mair, male. Birth: 20 MAR 1857 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Mair. Mother: Mary Wood."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S708] 1861, Scottish census, "George Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 4, born in Rathven, Banffshire, son, resident at 204 Portknockie."
  4. [S707] 1871, Scottish census, "George Mair, son, single, male, age 14, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 204 Portknockie."
  5. [S5561] 1881, Scottish Census, "George Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 24, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 245 Portknockie."
  6. [S3163] George Mair to Margaret Ann Wood, Marriage entry, "1881 on the Thirtieth day of September at Seafield Church, Seafield, Rathven. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. George Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 24 years, usual residence Portknockie, parents James Mair Fisherman (Deceased) and Mary Mair M.S. Wood. Margaret Ann Wood, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), age 22 years, usual residence Portknockie, parents James Wood Fisherman and Catharine Wood M.S. Wood (Deceased). James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. James Mair Witness. James Wood "Doo" Witness. Registered 1881 October 1st at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  8. [S5975] Mary Ann Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Mary Ann Mair, 1881, November Third 2h 0m P.M. at 369 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: George Mair "Bobin", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Ann Mair M. S. Wood, married 1881 September 30th in Seafield. Informant: George Mair, Father. Registered: 1881, November 10th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  9. [S1250] Helen Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Mair, 1883, December Sixteenth 3h 0m A.M. at 233 Portknockie, Seafield, (Rathven), Female. Father: George Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman. Mother: Maggie Mair M. S. Wood, married 1881 September 30th in Seafield. Informant: George Mair, Father, Present. Registered: 1883, December 25th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  10. [S3327] George Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Mair, 1889, November Twenty-Fourth 1h 0m P.M. at 238 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: George Mair "Bobin", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Ann Mair M. S. Wood, married 1881 September 30th in Seafield. Informant: George Mair Bobin, Father (Present). Registered: 1889, December 2nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  11. [S3164] George Mair "Bobbin" to Margaret Smith, Marriage entry, "1890 on the Twenty fifth day of April at 167 East End, Findochty. After Banns according to the Forms of the United Presbyterian Church. George Mair "Bobin", Fisherman (Widower), age 31, usual residence 238 Portknockie, Seafield, parents James Mair Fisherman Deceased and Mary Mair M.S. Wood. Margaret Smith, Domestic Servant (Spinster), age 26, usual residence 238 Portknockie, Seafield, parents James Smith Carpenter (Master) and Catherine Smith M.S. Flett. J. Wesley McKee. William Flett Witness. James Mair Witness. Registered 1890 April 28 at Buckie, John Webster Registrar."
  12. [S7834] Margaret Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Mair, 1891, June Ninth 10h 0m P.M. at 238 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: George Mair "James", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Smith, married 1890 April 25th in Findochty, Rathven. Informant: George Mair James, Father. Registered: 1891, June 27th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  13. [S7532] George Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Mair, Fisherman (Married to Margaret Smith; previously to Margaret Wood), died 1910, March Tenth 5h 0m A.M. at 238 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 53 years, Father: James Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Mary Mair M.S. Wood (Deceased), Cause of death: Influenza, Intestinal Obstruction, as Cert. by J. Geddes Pirie M.B.C.M., Informant: John Mair, Brother, 237 Portknockie (Present), Registered: 1910, March 10th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."