Helen Jane Mair

F, #5760, b. 30 August 1886, d. 19 March 1969
     Helen Jane Mair was born on 30 August 1886 at 8 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of William Mair and Isabella Wood. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin Shy".
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: Wm Mair "Bobin", head; Isabella Mair "Bobin", wife; Maggie Mair "Bobin", daughter; Ellen Jane Mair "Bobin", daughter; Annie Mair "Bobin", daughter; Margaret Mair, mother.3
Helen Jane Mair married Alexander Mair, son of Alexander Mair and Margaret Slater Pirie, on 7 December 1911 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.2 Helen died on 19 March 1969 at Buckie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 82.4,2 She was buried after 19 March 1969 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.4

Children of Helen Jane Mair and Alexander Mair


  1. [S4510] Helen Jane Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Jane Mair, 1886, August Thirtieth 11h 0m P.M. at 8 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male (sic). Father: William Mair "Boben", Fisherman. Mother: Isabella Mair M.S. Wood, married 1881, December 8th at Seafield. Informant: William Mair "Boben", Father. Registered: 1886, September 7th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S5523] 1891, Scottish Census, "Ellen Jane Mair "Bobin", daughter, female, age 4, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  4. [S7666] Helen Jane Mair, Gravestone inscription data, "NM122621, Helen Jane Mair, c. 1887 to 19 MAR 1969. Date of Birth : c. 1887. Spouse's Name : Alexander "Alanger" Mair. Headstone Ref : H207. Date of Death : 19 MAR 1969."