Francis Mair

M, #1685, b. 11 February 1854, d. 1915
     Francis Mair was born on 11 February 1854 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Mair and Janet Sclater. Francis Mair was baptized on 26 March 1854 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Bo". His common name was Frank Mair.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 127 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Mair, head; Janet Mair, wife; George Mair, son; Frances Mair, son; Margret Mair, daughter.2
He was a fisherman. He married Helen Mair at Wood Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 December 1881.3,4 Francis Mair died in 1915.5

Children of Francis Mair and Helen Mair


  1. [S1830] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Francis Mair, male. Birth: 11 FEB 1854. Christening: 26 MAR 1854 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Mair. Mother: Janet Sclater."
  2. [S6103] 1861, Scottish Census, "Frances Mair, son, male, age 7, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), scholar, resident at 127 Portknockie."
  3. [S1836] Francis Mair "Bo" to Helen Mair, Marriage entry, "1881 on the Sixteenth day of December at Wood Street, Banff. After Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. Frank Mair "Boo", Fisherman (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence Wood Street, Banff, parents Alexander Mair Fisherman (deceased) and Janet Mair M.S. Slater. Helen Mair, Her X Mark, (Spinster), George Mair Bo Witness, John Mair "Duncan" Witness, age 28, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Mair Fisherman (deceased) and Janet Mair M.S. Ewing. W.S. Bruce Minister of Parish of Banff. George Bruce Witness. Charles Wilson Witness. Registered 1881 December 19 at Banff, Robert Leask Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S6013] Keith Innes, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Keith Innes of Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.