Margaret Mair

F, #70, b. 15 December 1883, d. 19 February 1922
     Margaret Mair was born on 15 December 1883 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Mair and Margaret Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Mull" or "Bobbin".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at 237 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair “Bobin”, head; Maggie Mair “Bobin”, wife; Mary Ann Mair “Bobin”, daughter; Maggie Mair, daughter; John Mair “Bobin”, son; James Mair “Bobin”, son; George Mair, son.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 237 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Mary Ann Mair, daughter; Margaret Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; James Mair, son; George Mair, son; Fanny Mair, daughter.3
She married Alexander Pirie "King" at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 January 1907.4 As of 3 January 1907, her married name was Margaret Pirie. She was the informant for John Pirie's birth at 446 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 January 1910.5
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1911 census at 446 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Pirie, head; Maggie Pirie, wife.6
Margaret died on 19 February 1922 at 28 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 38.7 Her body was interred on 22 February 1922 at Portknockie, Moray, Scotland, at Lair No. 1572, Hillhead cemetery.8,9

Children of Margaret Mair and Alexander Pirie

Citations

  1. [S80] Margaret Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Mair, 1883, December Fifteenth 5h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield, Rathven, Female. Father: John Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. Slater, married 1879 December 19th in Seafield. Informant: John Mair "Bobbin", father. Registered: 1883, December 20th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S39] 1891, Scottish census, "Maggie Mair, daughter, female, age 7, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 237 Portknockie."
  3. [S704] 1901, Scottish census, "Margaret Mair, daughter, single, female, age 16, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, domestic worker, resident at 237 Portknockie."
  4. [S38] Alexander Pirie to Margaret Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1907, on the Third day of January at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), after Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Pirie, Fisherman (Bachelor), 22 years, resident at No 428 Portknockie, Father: John Pirie "King", Fisherman, Mother: Elizabeth Pirie M.S. Ritchie (Deceased). Margaret Mair, Fishergirl (Spinster), 23 years, resident at No 237 Portknockie, Father: John Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Mair M.S Mair "Slater". James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. John Mair Witness. James Mair Witness. Registered: 1907, January 4th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S2964] John Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Pirie, 1910, January Fifth 2h 0m P.M. at 446 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: Alexander Pirie, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Pirie M. S. Mair, married 1907 January 3d in Seafield. Informant: Margaret Pirie, Mother. Registered: 1910, January 27th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S3185] 1911, Scottish Census, "Maggie Pirie, wife, female, age 27, married, duration of marriage 4 years, children born alive 2, children still living 0, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 446 Portknockie."
  7. [S40] Margaret Pirie née Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Pirie, (Married to Alexander Pirie, Fisherman), died 1922, February Nineteenth 11h P.M. at 28 Seafield St., Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 38 years. Father: John Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Mair "Slater". Cause of death: Sudden Heart Failure, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: John Mair, Brother, 6 Station Road, Portknockie. Registered: 1922, February 20th at Manse of Seafield, James MacIntyre, Registrar."
  8. [S88] Margaret Pirie, Lair Record, "Lairs 1570 and 1572 purchased by Alexander Pirie, Fisherman of 446 Portknockie, on 04/01/1909 and 16/02/1910 respectively. Lair 1572, Name: Margaret Pirie, Profession: Housewife, Relationship: Wife of, Age: 38, Interred: 22/02/1922."
  9. [S5887] Rhoda Pirie, John Pirie, Margaret Pirie née Mair, Margaret Helen Pirie née Cheyne, Margaret Pirie and James Clarence Alexander Pirie Alexander Pirie, Monumental inscription, "PIRIE
    In memory of ALEXANDER PIRIE 1884-1940, RHODA PIRIE 1907-1909, JOHN PIRIE 1910, MARGARET PIRIE (née MAIR) 1883-1922, MARGARET H. PIRIE (née CHEYNE) 1888-1943, MARGARET PIRIE 1914-1961, JAMES C.A. PIRIE 1922-1999
    Asleep in Jesus."