Alexander Wood

M, #5584, b. 29 August 1873, d. 3 April 1915
     Alexander Wood was born on 29 August 1873 at Parish of Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Wood and Mary Pirie.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 13 High Street, Lossiemouth, Elgin, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, head; Mary Wood, wife; Isa Ann Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; James Wood, son; Alex Wood, son; John Wood, son.2
Alexander Wood was a fishcurer. He married Margaret Smith at Drainie, Elgin, Scotland, on 17 September 1896.3,4,5 He was the informant for John Anna Wood's birth at 23 Union Street, Lossiemouth, Elgin, Scotland, on 14 August 1903.6,7,5 Alexander died on 3 April 1915 at Lossiemouth, Elgin, Scotland, at age 41.3 His body was interred after 3 April 1915 at Lossiemouth, Elgin, Scotland, at Kinnedder Cemetery.8

Children of Alexander Wood and Margaret Smith


  1. [S4350] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Wood, male. Birth: 29 AUG 1873 Fraserburgh, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: Alexander Wood. Mother: Mary Pirie."
  2. [S7759] 1881, Scottish Census, "Alex Wood, son, male, age 11, born in Branderburgh, Elgin, scholar, resident at 13 High Street."
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  4. [S7745] Alexander Wood, Margaret Smith, Surname: Wood. Forename: Alexander. Spouse Surname: Smith. Spouse Forename: Margaret. Year: 1896. Ref: 130/ 19. Registration District Name: Drainie.
  5. [S7728] Lesley Ferguson, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Lesley Ferguson of Galashiels, Scotland.
  6. [S7752] John Anna Wood, Register of Births in the Parish of Drainie in the County of Elgin, "John Anna Wood, 1903, August Fourteenth 7h 30m A.M. at 23 Union Street, Lossiemouth, Male (sic). Father: Alexander Wood, Fishcurer. Mother: Margaret Wood M. S. Smith, married 1896 Septemr 23d in Drainie. Informant: Alexr Wood, Father. Registered: 1903, September 2nd at Lossiemouth, James Hay, Registrar."
  7. [S7738] John Anna (Johnanna) Wood, ScotlandsPeople search, Statutory Register of Births, Registration District of Drainie, Surname: Wood. Forename: John Anna. Gender: Male (sic). Year: 1903. Ref: 130/ 84. Registration District Name: Drainie.
  8. [S7760] Mary Wood née Pirie, Isabella Ann Slesser née Wood, Henry Slesser, Alexander Wood, John Wood and George Wood Alexander Wood, Monumental inscription, "Erected by his widow & family
    In loving memory of ALEXANDER WOOD, Boatbuilder Lossiemouth who died 26th Sept. 1900, aged 60 years.
    And his daughter ISABELLA ANN, who died 14th Octr. 1900, aged 34 years.
    And his wife MARY PIRIE, who died 22nd Augt. 1916, aged 75 years.
    And their son-in-law HENDRY SLESSOR (sic) who died 27th July 1904 aged 44 years.
    And their sons
    ALEXANDER WOOD who died 4th April 1915 aged 40 years.
    JOHN died 3rd Sep. 1930 aged 54.
    GEORGE died 22nd Jan. 1933 aged 51.
    Abide with me."