Catherine Wood

F, #6843, b. 14 June 1838
     Catherine Wood was born on 14 June 1838 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was baptized on 15 June 1838 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of Alexander Wood and Isabella Mair.
She was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, 25; Isabella Wood, 20; Catherine Wood, 3; Alexander Wood, 0.3

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1851 census at 30 Commutation Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, head; Isabella Wood, wife; Cathrine Wood, daughter; Alexander Wood, son; William Wood, son; Isabella Wood, daughter.4
She married David Galt at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 November 1858.5,6 As of 20 November 1858, her married name was Catherine Galt.

Children of Catherine Wood and David Galt


  1. [S6192] Catherine Wood, OPR Baptism entry, "Wood, 15th June 1838. Alexander Wood, Carpenter, Portknockie had a child by his wife Isobel Mair, born the 14th inst. and baptized this day named Catherine. Witnefses George Wood & Catherine Innes both at Portknockie."
  2. [S5697] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Catherine Wood, female. Birth: 14 JUN 1838. Christening: 15 JUN 1838 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Wood. Mother: Isobel Mair."
  3. [S7078] 1841, Scottish Census, "Catherine Wood, female, age 3, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S7081] 1851, Scottish Census, "Cathrine Wood, daughter, unmarried, female, age 13, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, boatbuilder's daughter, resident at 30 Commutation Road, Portknockie."
  5. [S5693] David Galt to Catherine Wood, Marriage entry, "On the Twentieth day of November1858 at Portknockie, Marriage (after Banns) was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. David Galt, age 22, usual residence Portknockie, Fisherman (Bachelor), parents James Galt Fisherman and Margaret Galt Maiden Name Mackintosh. Cathrine Wood, age 20, usual residence Portknockie, Spinster (Cousins German), parents Alexander Wood Boat Builder and Isabella Wood Maiden Name Mair. John Mackay, Minister of F. Ch. at Cullen. William Mair Witness. William Mair Witness. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Farskane, on the 22nd day of November, 1858. James Cumming Registrar."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.