Margaret Mair

F, #2155, b. 19 July 1874
     Margaret Mair was born on 19 July 1874 at Parish of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland; There is another IGI record from the Parish of Seafield, Banff for the birth of Margaret Mair. This was probably a transcription from the original birth record in the Parish of Peterhead.1 She was the daughter of George Mair and Euphemia Pirie. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Shanker".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 4 Fountain Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Mair, head; Euphemia Mair, wife; Alexander Mair, son; George Mair, son; James Mair, son; William Mair, son; Margaret Mair, daughter; David Mair, son; John Mair, son; Euphemia Mair, daughter; Margaret Pirie, servant.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at 227 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Mair “Shanker”, head; Euphemia Mair “Shanker”, wife; Alexr Mair “Shanker”, son; Jas Mair "Shanker", son; Wm Mair “Shanker”, son; Maggie Mair “Shanker”, daughter; David Mair "Shanker", son; John Mair "Shanker", son; Euphemia Mair "Shanker", daughter; Helen Mair "Shanker", daughter; Joseph Mair "Shanker", son; George Mair "Shanker", son.3

Citations

  1. [S1531] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Mair, female. Birth: 19 JUL 1874 Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: George Mair. Mother: Euphemia Pirie."
  2. [S1556] 1881, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, daughter, female, age 6, born in Peterhead, Aberdeen, scholar, resident at 4 Fountain Street."
  3. [S1555] 1891, Scottish Census, "Maggie Mair "Shanker", daughter, female, age 16, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, domestic, resident at 227 Portknockie."