David Mair

M, #1404, b. 19 June 1855, d. 27 September 1917
     David Mair was born on 19 June 1855 at Parish of Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of David Mair and Helen Donaldson. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 225 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Hellen Mair, wife; George Mair, son; John Mair, son; David Mair, son; Jean Mair, daughter; Hellen Mair, daughter.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 225 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Helen Mair, wife; George Mair, son; John Mair, son; David Mair, son; Jane Mair, daughter; Helen Mair, daughter; William Mair, son; James Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter.3
David Mair was a fisherman. He married Jane Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 October 1881.4,5,6
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair "Bobin", head; Jane Mair "Bobin", wife; Helen Mair "Bobin", daughter; David Mair "Bobin", son; Jessie Mair "Bobin", daughter; Janet Mair, mother-in-law.7
David died on 27 September 1917 at 243 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 62.6 He was buried after 27 September 1917 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.6

Children of David Mair and Jane Mair

Citations

  1. [S867] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "David Mair, male. Birth: 19 JUN 1855 Rathven, Banff, Scotland. Father: David Mair. Mother: Helen Donaldson."
  2. [S875] 1861, Scottish Census, "David Mair, son, male, age 5, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at 225 Portknockie."
  3. [S874] 1871, Scottish Census, "David Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 15, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 225 Portknockie."
  4. [S2046] David Mair to Jane Mair, Marriage entry, "1881 on the Fourteenth day of October at Seafield Church, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. David Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence Portknockie, parents David Mair Fisherman and Helen Mair M.S. Donaldson. Jane Mair, Domestic Servant (Spinster), age 26, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Mair Fisherman (deceased) and Janet Mair M.S. Wood. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. Wm. Smith Witness. Wm. Mair Witness. Registered 1881 October 14th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S2335] David Mair "Bobbin", Gravestone inscription data, "NM122382, David "Bobbin" Mair, c. 1855 to 27 SEP 1917. Occupation : Fisherman. Date of Birth : c. 1855. Spouse's Name : Jane "Laird" Mair. Date of Marriage : 14 OCT 1881. Place of Marriage : Seafield, Rathven. Headstone Ref : H162. Date of Death : 27 SEP 1917. Place of Death : 243 Portknockie."
  7. [S5532] 1891, Scottish Census, "David Mair "Bobin", head, male, age 36, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."