Nellie Smith Slater

F, #127, b. 24 December 1913, d. 2 June 2007
     Nellie Smith Slater was born on 24 December 1913 at 3 Mid Street, Hopeman, Moray, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of William Slater and Margaret McPherson More. She married John Alexander Mair at Aberdeen Southern District, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, in 1952.3,4 As of 1952, her married name was Nellie Smith Mair. Nellie Smith Mair died on 2 June 2007 at Netherha House Residential Home, Buckie, Moray, Scotland, at age 93.5 She was buried on 7 June 2007 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Moray, Scotland.5


  1. [S7598] Nellie Smith Slater, Register of Births in the District of Rathven in the County of Banff, "Nellie Smith Slater, 1913, December Twenty Fourth 9h 0m P.M. at 3 Mid Street, Hopeman, Female. Father: William Slater, Fisherman, Domicil 189 Portessie, Rathven. Mother: Margaret McPherson Slater M. S. More, married 1908 December 25 in Duffus. Informant: Margaret M Slater, Mother, 189 Portessie, Rathven. Registered: 1914, January 8 at Hopeman, JS George, Registrar. January 10 Transcribed at Buckie, John Webster, Registrar. Par. of Birth: Duffus."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S7599] John Alexander Mair, Nellie Smith Slater, Surname: Mair. Forename: John Alexander. Spouse Surname: Slater. Spouse Forename: Nellie Smith. Year: 1952. Ref: 168/2 328. Registration District Name: Aberdeen Southern District.
  4. [S776] Edgar Donaldson Mair, Buckie, Moray, Information kindly supplied by Edgar Mair of Buckie, Scotland.
  5. [S851] Online tribute,, "MAIR (Findochty) Peacefully, at Netherha House Residential Home, Buckie, on Saturday, June 2, 2007, Helen (Nellie) Slater, in her 94th year, formerly of Seafield Street, Findochty, dearly loved wife of the late John Alexander Mair, much loved mother of Kathleen and Margaret and a dear mother-in-law, granny and great-grandma. Burial service in Wm. R. Mair's Chapel, Newlands Lane, Buckie, on Thursday, June 7, at 2 p.m., thereafter to Hillhead Cemetery. All friends respectfully invited. `And so shall we ever be with the Lord'. 1 Thess. ch.4 v.17."