Janet Mair

F, #7619, b. 21 November 1857, d. 1933
     Janet Mair was born on 21 November 1857 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 She was the daughter of John Mair and Jean Innes. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Bids". Janet Mair was also known as Jessie.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at 20 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jean Mair, head; Mary Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; Jean Mair, daughter; Jessie Mair, daughter; Margret Farquhar, servant.4
She married William Slater at Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, in 1882.5,3 As of 1882, her married name was Janet Slater. Janet Mair died in 1933.3


  1. [S7129] Janet Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Mair Janet, 1857, November Twenty-first 2h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Female. Father: John Mair, Fisherman (Deceased). Mother: Jane Mair Maiden Name Innes. Informant: James Mair, Grandfather, present. Registered: 1857 Decr 1st at Portknockie, Jas Cumming, Registrar."
  2. [S6153] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Janet Mair, female. Birth: 21 NOV 1857 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Mair. Mother: Jane Innes."
  3. [S6014] Keith Innes, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Keith Innes of Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
  4. [S6155] 1861, Scottish Census, "Jessie Mair, daughter, female, age 3, born in Banffshire, Rathven (originally: Banffshire, Portknockie), resident at 20 Portknockie."
  5. [S6159] William Slater, Janet (Jessie) Mair, Surname: Slater. Forename: William. Spouse Surname: Mair. Spouse Forename: Jessie. Year: 1882. Ref: 167/ 3. Registration District Name: Seafield.