May Mair

F, #1434, b. circa 1889, d. 23 July 1921
     May Mair was born circa 1889 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of David Mair and Margaret McDonald. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at 137 New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Joseph Mair, son; Catherine Mair, daughter; Alexander Mair, son; Mary Mair, daughter.1

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 83 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Joseph Mair, son; Alexander Mair, son; May Mair, daughter; Agnes Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; Maggie Mair, daughter.2
She married George Mair at 75 Union Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 26 July 1916.3,4 May died on 23 July 1921 at 29 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.5,6,4

Child of May Mair and George Mair

Citations

  1. [S892] 1891, Scottish Census, "Mary Mair, daughter, female, age 2, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 137 New Street."
  2. [S893] 1901, Scottish Census, "May Mair, daughter, female, age 13, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 83 Portknockie."
  3. [S2836] George Mair to May Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages, "1916 on the Twenty-Sixth day of July at 75 Union Street, Aberdeen. By Declaration in presence of Elizabeth Mair 235 Portknockie, Rathven and John Innes 319 Portknockie, Rathven. George Mair, Fisherman (R.N.R Trawler Section), (Bachelor), 30 years, resident at 235 Portknockie, Rathven, Father: Alexander Mair, Fisherman (dec), Mother: Elizabeth Mair M.S. Pirie. May Mair, Fish Worker (Spinster), 25 years, resident at 89 Portknockie, Rathven, Father: David Mair, Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Mair M.S McDonald. Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff dated 26th July 1916. Registered: 1916 July 26th at Aberdeen, W. A. Ellis Assistant Registrar. J.P Regr."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S3368] May Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "May Mair (Married to George Mair, Fisherman), died 1921, July Twenty Third 6h 30m A.M. at 29 Seafield St, Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 31 years. Father: David Mair "Bobbin" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. McDonald. Cause of death: Acute Phthisis, as cert. by J. Geddes Smith M.B. Ch.B. Informant: David Slater, Undertaker, Rock House. Registered: 1921, July 25th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S1332] Mary Laing, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Mary Laing of Dinnet, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.