Jessie Addison

F, #5947, b. 5 January 1873
     Jessie Addison was born on 5 January 1873 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Addison and Margaret Goodbrand. She married Thomas Mair at North High Street, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland, on 28 June 1895.2,3 As of 28 June 1895, her married name was Jessie Mair. Jessie Mair was found on a passenger list for 26 September 1913 of the passenger ship 'Hesperian'. Those recorded on the passenger list were: Mrs Thomas Mair, (Jessie) a; John Mair, 11; Maggie Mair, 9; Grace Mair, 8; William Mair, 4; George Mair, 3.4,5
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1921 census at 25 Sawyer Road, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Those recorded in the household were: Thomas Mair, head; Jessie Mair, wife; Ruth Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; Maggie Mair, daughter; Grace Mair, daughter; Willie Mair, son; George Mair, son; John Mair, brother.6,5

Children of Jessie Addison and Thomas Mair


  1. [S4601] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Jessie Addison, female. Birth: 05 JAN 1873 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Addison. Mother: Margaret Goodbrand."
  2. [S4588] Thomas Mair to Jessie Addison, Marriage entry, "1895 on the Twenty eighth day of June at North High Street, Portsoy. After Banns According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Thomas Mair, Buoy Maker (Bachelor), age 21, usual residence North High Street, Portsoy, parents John Mair Fisherman and Hellen Mair M.S. Sutherland (deceased). Jessie Addison, Domestic Servant (Spinster), age 21, usual residence North High Street, Portsoy, parents John Addison Fisherman and Maggie Addison M.S. Goodbrand. A.M. Gibson, Minr of Portsoy. William Sutherland Witness. Mary Ann Addison Witness. Registered 1895 June 29th at Portsoy, Robert Thom Registrar."
  3. [S4584] Don Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Don Mair of Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
  4. [S4803] Ship's passenger list,1913, Hesperian, "Name of Ship: "Hesperian". Date of Departure: 26th Septr 1913. Steamship Line: Allan. Where bound: Quebec & Montreal. Names and Descriptions of BRITISH Passengers Embarked at the Port of Glasgow. Third Class.
    Contract Ticket Number: 03765. Names of Passengers: Mair, Mrs Thos. Class: (193). Port at which Passengers have contracted to land: Quebec. Profession, Occupation or Calling of Passengers: Ho. wife. Ages of Passengers (Not accompanied by husband or wife): female, a. Country of last Permanent Residence: Scotland. Country of Intended Future Permanent Residence: Canada."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S4804] 1921, Canadian Census, "Mair Jessie, resident at 25 Sawyer Rd, Ward 7, wife, female, married, age 46, birth place: Scotland, father's birth place: Scotland, mother's birth place: Scotland, year immigrated: 1913, year naturalized: - , nationality: Canadian, race or tribe: Scotch, speaks English: yes, speaks French: no, language: - , religion: Presbyterian, can read: yes, can write: yes, months at school: - , occupation: none, employment: - , nature of work: - , income: - , unemployed: - , illness unemployed: -. "