Helen Mair

F, #2193, b. 18 March 1838, d. 2 February 1879
     Helen Mair "Shanker" was born on 18 March 1838 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Mair and Margaret Wilson. Helen Mair was baptized on 22 March 1838 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 Her family was known by the tee-name of "Shanker".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Margaret Mair, head; Nelley Mair, daughter; William Mair, son; George Mair, son; David Mair, son.2,3

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at 130 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Mair, head; Margret Mair, wife; Helen Mair, daughter; William Mair, son; George Mair, son; David Mair, son; Margret Mair, daughter.4
She married Alexander Pirie at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 15 October 1863.5,6 As of 15 October 1863, her married name was Helen Pirie.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1871 census at 128 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Pirie, head; Hellen Pirie, wife; George Pirie, son; Alexr Pirie, son; Margaret Pirie, daughter; James Pirie, son; William Pirie, son.7
Helen died on 2 February 1879 at Chalmers Hospital, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 40.1

Children of Helen Mair and Alexander Pirie

Citations

  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S7444] 1851, Scottish census, "Nelley Mair, daughter, unmarried, female, age 15, born in County Banff Portknockie, fisherman's daughter, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S6014] Keith Innes, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Keith Innes of Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
  4. [S8531] 1861, Scottish Census, "Helen Mair, daughter, unmarried, female, age 23, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), domestic servant, resident at 130 Portknockie."
  5. [S2988] Alexander Pirie to Helen Mair, Marriage entry, "1863, On the Fifteenth day of October at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the U.P. Church. Alexander Pirie, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Pirie Fisherman and Margaret Pirie M.S. Flett. Helen Mair, Her X Mark, William Wilson Witness, William Smith Witness, (Spinster), age 24, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Mair Fisherman and Margaret Mair M.S. Wilson. William Birrell, Minister. William Wilson Witness. William Smith Witness. Registered 1863 Octr. 17th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  6. [S2989] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Pirie, male. Spouse: Helen Mair. Marriage: 15 OCT 1863 Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  7. [S4015] 1871, Scottish Census, "Hellen Pirie, wife, married, female, age 31, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 128 Portknockie."