George Mair

M, #1923, b. 25 August 1856, d. 10 February 1933
     George Mair was born on 25 August 1856 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of Alexander Mair and Margaret Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin Shy".2
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 4 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Allexr Mair, head; Margret Mair, wife; Allexr Mair, son; John Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter; James Mair, son; Margret Mair, daughter; George Mair, son; William Mair, son.3
George Mair was a fisherman. He married Helen Donaldson at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 September 1879.4,2 George Mair died on 10 February 1933 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 76.2

Children of George Mair and Helen Donaldson


  1. [S1370] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Mair, male. Birth: 25 AUG 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Mair. Mother: Margaret Wood."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S8393] 1861, Scottish Census, "George Mair, son, male, age 5, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), resident at 4 Portknockie."
  4. [S2235] George Mair to Helen Donaldson, Marriage entry, "1879 on the Nineteenth day of September at Port Knockie, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. George Mair "Bobin", Fisherman (Bachelor), age 23, usual residence 8 Port Knockie, parents Alexander Mair "Shy" Fisherman and Margaret Mair M.S. Wood. Ellen Donaldson, her X mark, William Mair Witness, James Donaldson Witness, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), age 19, usual residence 195 Port Knockie, parents Alexander Donaldson Fisherman and Catharine Donaldson M.S. Wood. Peter Brown F. Ch. Minister. William Mair Witness. James Donaldson Witness. Registered 1879 September 20th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."