Elspet Mair

F, #1622, b. 20 April 1861, d. 17 December 1940
     Elspet Mair was born on 20 April 1861 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of William Mair and Ann Falconer. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Shavie".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 183 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; Elspet Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; William Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter; Alexander Mair, son.3
Elspet died on 17 December 1940 at 56 Church Street, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 79.4,2 She was buried after 17 December 1940 at Portsoy Cemetery, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland.


  1. [S1122] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Elspet Mair, female. Birth: 20 APR 1861 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Mair. Mother: Ann Falconer."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S3706] 1871, Scottish Census, "Elspet Mair, daughter, female, age 10, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 183 Portknockie."
  4. [S2192] Elsept Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Portsoy in the County of Banff, "Elspet Mair, Housekeeper (Retired), Single, died 1940, December Seventeenth 1h 0m A.M. at 56 Church Street, Portsoy, Female, 79 years, Father: William Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Ann Mair M.S. Falconer (Deceased), Cause of death: Senile Dementia, as certified by John W. Macrae M.B.Ch.B., Informant: Joseph Mair, Brother, Mount Pleasant, Portsoy, Registered: 1940, December 18th at Portsoy, Jas. Stewart Registrar."