Margaret Mair

F, #1190, b. 31 August 1861, d. 6 October 1905
     Margaret Mair was born on 31 August 1861 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of James Mair and Mary Wood. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin" or "Bobbin Shy".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 204 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Mair, head; Mary Mair, wife; James Mair, son; John Mair, son; Mary Ann Mair, daughter; George Mair, son; Margaret Mair, daughter.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 245 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Mary Wood, head; George Mair, son; Maggie Mair, daughter.3
She married William Wood at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 December 1885.4 As of 11 December 1885, her married name was Margaret Wood.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Wood "Buckie", head; Maggie Wood "Buckie", wife; Jas Wood "Buckie", son; Wm Wood "Buckie", son; Mary Mair, mother-in-law.5

She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 245 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Margaret Wood, wife; James Wood "King", son; Wm Wood "King", son; Catherine Wood "King", daughter; Margaret Mair, boarder.6
Margaret died on 6 October 1905 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 44.7

Children of Margaret Mair and William Wood

Citations

  1. [S706] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Mair, female. Birth: 31 Aug 1861 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Mair. Mother: Mary Wood."
  2. [S707] 1871, Scottish census, "Margaret Mair, daughter, single, female, age 10, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 204 Portknockie."
  3. [S5561] 1881, Scottish Census, "Maggie Mair, daughter, unmarried, female, age 19, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman's daughter, resident at 245 Portknockie."
  4. [S1460] William Wood to Margaret Mair, Marriage entry, "1885 on the Eleventh day of December at Seafield Church. After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents James Wood Fisherman and Catharine Wood M.S. Wood "Doo" (Deceased). Maggie Mair, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 24, usual residence Portknockie, parents James Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman (Deceased) and Mary Mair M.S. Wood. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. John Wood Witness. James Mair Witness. Registered 1885 December 11th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S5560] 1891, Scottish Census, "Maggie Wood "Buckie", wife, married, female, age 28, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  6. [S5559] 1901, Scottish Census, "Margaret Wood, wife, widow, female, age 39, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman's wife, resident at 245 Portknockie."
  7. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.