Joseph Mair

M, #1127, b. 29 August 1836, d. 20 January 1900
     Joseph Mair "Bobbin Dear" or "Dear" was born on 29 August 1836 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Mair and Anne Wood. Joseph Mair was baptized on 18 September 1836 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin Dear" or "Dear".
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, 40; Ann Mair, 40; Helen Mair, 15; James Mair, 15; Ann Mair, 10; David Mair, 9; Arthur Mair, 7; George Mair, 5; Joseph Mair, 3; William Mair, 1.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; David Mair, son; Arthur Mair, son; George Mair, son; Joseph Mair, son; William Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter; Ann Mair, grandchild.3
He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 13 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; Joseph Mair, son.4
He married Margaret Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 November 1862.5,6,7 He married Christina Innes at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 April 1872.8,9 He was the informant for John Mair's birth at 189 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 2 February 1878.10,7
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1895-1896 shows that Joseph Mair was owner occupier of 189 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.11 Joseph died on 20 January 1900 at 189 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 63.12,7

Children of Joseph Mair and Margaret Wood

Children of Joseph Mair and Christina Innes

Citations

  1. [S569] Joseph Mair, OPR Baptism entry, "1836 Mair 18th Septr 1836 John Mair Whitefisher Portknockie had a child by his wife Ann Wood, born the 29th Ultimo and baptized this day named Joseph; Witnefses Joseph Mair Snr & Joseph Mair Jnr both at Portknockie."
  2. [S711] 1841, Scottish census, "Joseph Mair, male, age 3, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S710] 1851, Scottish census, "Joseph Mair, son, male, age 14, born in Portknockie, Banff, scholar, resident at Portknockie."
  4. [S927] 1861, Scottish census, "Joseph Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 24, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, whitefisher, resident at 13 Portknockie."
  5. [S2864] Joseph Mair to Margaret Wood, Marriage entry, "1862 November Seventh at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Joseph Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Mair Fisherman and Ann Mair M.S. Wood. Margaret Wood (Spinster), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Wood Fisherman and Elspet Wood M.S. Wood. Jas. Ledingham Minr. George Wood Witness. John Mair Witness. Registered 1862 Nov 10th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  6. [S2475] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Joseph Mair, male. Spouse: Margaret Wood. Marriage: 07 NOV 1862, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  8. [S2875] Joseph Mair to Christina Innes, Marriage entry, "1872 on the Twenty-seventh day of April at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Joseph Mair, Fisherman (Widower), age 35, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Mair "Boben" Fisherman (deceased) and Ann Mair M.S. Wood "King" (deceased). Christina Innes, her X mark, James Wood Witness, William Mair Witness, (Spinster), age 27, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Innes Fisherman (deceased) and Janet Innes M.S. Wood. John Mackay Minister of F. Ch. at Cullen. James Wood Witness. William Mair Witness. Registered 1872 April 29th at Farskane, James Cumming Registrar."
  9. [S1663] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Joseph Mair, male. Spouse: Christina Innes. Marriage: 27 APR 1872, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  10. [S1662] John Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Mair, 1878, February Second 6h 0m A.M. at 189 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: Joseph Mair "Dear", Fisherman. Mother: Christina Mair M. S. Innes, married 1872 April 27th in Portknockie, Seafield. Informant: Joseph Mair, Father. Registered: 1878, February 16th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  11. [S4095] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1895-1896, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1895-96 - Parish of Rathven, Page 373, "Special Water District of Portknockie, No. 2815, Description: House, Situation: 189 Portknockie, Proprietor: Joseph Mair, "Bobbin Dear", fisherman, Occupier: Proprietor, Feu-duty or Ground Annual: £0 11s 0d, Yearly Rent or Value: £4 10s 0d."
  12. [S2908] Joseph Mair "Dear", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Joseph Mair "Dear", Fisherman (Married to Christina Innes, previously to Annie (sic) Wood "King"), died 1900, January Twentieth 11h 30m A.M. at 189 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 60 years, Father: John Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret (sic) Mair M.S. Wood "King", Cause of death: Influenza, 8 Days, Congestion of Lungs, 2 Days, As Cert. by S. Clark M.D. C.M, Informant: George Mair Dear, Son, Registered: 1900, January 22nd at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."