Margaret Helen Mair

F, #1447, b. circa 1879, d. 13 December 1952
     Margaret Helen Mair was born circa 1879 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of William Mair and Ann Wood. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 158 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; Isabella Mair, daughter; George Mair, son; James Mair, son; William Mair, son; Jane Ann Mair, daughter; Margaret H Mair, daughter; Isabella Wood, sister-in-law.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Mair "Bobin", head; Ann Mair "Bobin", wife; Isabella Mair "Bobin", daughter; Jas Mair "Bobin", son; Wm Mair "Bobin", son; Jane Ann Mair "Bobin", daughter; Margaret Mair "Bobin", daughter; Isabella Wood, sister-in-law.3
Margaret Helen Mair married George Wood, son of George Wood and Barbara Wood, on 5 April 1907 at United Free Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.4 As of 5 April 1907, her married name was Margaret Helen Wood. Margaret died on 13 December 1952 at 22 New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.5,6

Child of Margaret Helen Mair and George Wood

Citations

  1. [S816] Lynda McHardy née Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Lynda McHardy of Aberdeen, Scotland.
  2. [S924] 1881, Scottish Census, "Margaret H Mair, daughter, female, age 2, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, resident at 158 Portknockie."
  3. [S5525] 1891, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair "Bobin", daughter, female, age 11, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  4. [S925] George Wood to Margaret Helen Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages, "1907, on the Fifth day of April at the U.F. Church, Portknockie, after Banns according to the Forms of the United Free Church of Scotland. George Wood, Cooper Journeyman (Bachelor), 27 years, resident at 75 Portknockie, Father: John Wood "King", Boat Carpenter (Deceased), Mother: Barbara Wood M.S. Wood (Deceased). Margaret Hellen Mair, Fisher-girl (Spinster), 27 years, resident at 158 Portknockie, Father: William Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman, Mother: Ann Mair M.S Wood. J. Wesley McKee, Minister. Wm Mair Witness. John Wood Witness."
  5. [S2860] Margaret Helen Wood née Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Helen Wood, Widow of George Wood, Cooper, died 1952, December Thirteenth 4h 15m A.M. at 22 New Street, Portknockie, Female, 73 years, Father: William Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Ann Mair M.S. Wood (Deceased), Cause of death: Subacute Intestinal Obstruction, Probably Carcinoma of Stomach, Senility, as cert. by A. W. Thomson M.B.Ch.B., Informant: George Wood, Son (Present), Registered: 1952, December 13th at Portknockie, Douglas J. Kneale Registrar."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.