James Wood

M, #6472, b. 11 November 1820, d. 3 February 1888
     James Wood was born on 11 November 1820 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of William Wood and Helen Sclater. James Wood was baptized on 19 November 1820 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.3,1 He was a whitefisher and fisherman. He married Elspet Wood at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 1 March 1856.4
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, 35; Elspet Wood, 25; Helen Wood, 4; Ann Wood, 2.5
He was the informant for, and present at, Jessie Wood's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 June 1865.6,7
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Wood, head; Elspet Wood, wife; Hellen Wood, daughter; Ann Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; Jessie Wood, daughter; Margt Wood, daughter.8
James died on 3 February 1888 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 67.2

Children of James Wood and Elspet Wood

Citations

  1. [S5829] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "James Wood, male. Birth: 11 NOV 1820. Christening: 19 NOV 1820 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Wood. Mother: Helen Slater."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S5828] James Wood, ScotlandsPeople search, Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Parish of Cullen, Surname: Wood. Forename: James. Parents: William Wood / Helen Slater. Gender: Male. Date: 19/11/1820. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 50 13. Parish: Cullen.
  4. [S5184] James Wood to Elspeth Wood, Marriage entry, "On the First day of March 1856 at Seafield Church, District of Seafield. Marriage after Banns was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. James Wood, His X Mark, Alex Fraser Witnefs, age 35, usual residence Portknockie, District of Seafield, Fisherman, Bachelor, parents William Wood Fisherman Deceased and Ellen Wood Maiden Name Slater Deceased. Elspeth Wood, Her X Mark, Alex Fraser Registrar Witnefs, age 22, usual residence Portknockie, District of Seafield, Domestic Servant, Spinster, parents Alexander Wood Fisherman and Barbara Wood Maiden Name Wood. Jas. Ledingham, Minister, Seafield Church. William Wood Witnefs. George Wood Witnefs. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Portknockie, on the 1st day of March, 1856, Alexander Fraser Registrar."
  5. [S6761] 1861, Scottish Census, "James Wood, married, male, age 35, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident in Portknockie."
  6. [S6363] Jessie Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Wood 1865, June Sixteenth 10h 30m P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female. Father: James Wood, Fisherman. Mother: Elspet Wood M. S. Wood, married 1856 in Portknockie. Informant: J Wood, Father, present. Registered: 1865, June 20th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  7. [S5834] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Jessie Wood, female. Birth: 16 JUN 1865 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Wood. Mother: Elspet Wood."
  8. [S6760] 1871, Scottish Census, "James Wood, head, married, male, age 40, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident in Portknockie."