James Falconer

M, #2573, b. before 5 February 1831, d. 3 December 1907
     James Falconer was born before 5 February 1831 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was baptized on 5 February 1831 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Falconer and Margaret Mair. James Falconer was a whitefisher and fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at 29 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Falckoner, head; Margret Falckoner, wife; James Falckoner, son; Ann Falckoner, daughter; John Falckoner, son; William Falckoner, son; Joseph Falckoner, son; George Falckoner, son; Elizabeth Addison, servant.3
He married Margaret Anderson at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 December 1857.4,2
He was listed as head of household's son-in-law in the 1861 census at 34 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Anderson, head; Jean Anderson, wife; James Falkner, son-in-law; Margret Falkner, daughter; James Falkner, grandson.5

He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 18 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Falconer, head; Margaret Falconer, wife; John Falconer, son; James Falconer, son; Margaret Falconer, daughter; William Falconer, son.6
He was the informant for, and present at, Jean Anderson's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 July 1874.7,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 24 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Falconer, head; Margaret Falconer, wife; Jane Falconer, daughter; James Falconer, grandson.8
James died on 3 December 1907 at 24 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.2

Children of James Falconer and Margaret Anderson

Citations

  1. [S6205] James Falconer, ScotlandsPeople search, Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Parish of Cullen, Surname: Falconer. Forename: James. Parents: John Falconer / Margaret Mair. Gender: Male. Date: 05/02/1831. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 50 105. Parish: Cullen.
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S3418] 1851, Scottish Census, "James Falckoner (sic), son, unmarried, male, age 20, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at 29 Portknockie."
  4. [S1910] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Falconer, male. Spouse: Margaret Anderson. Marriage: 05 DEC 1857, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  5. [S5270] 1861, Scottish Census, "James Falkner, son-in-law, married, male, age 29, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), whitefisher, resident at 34 Portknockie."
  6. [S5273] 1871, Scottish Census, "James Falconer, head, married, male, age 38, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher, resident at 18 Portknockie."
  7. [S4735] Jane Anderson née Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jane Anderson (Widow of George Anderson, Fisherman), died 1874, July Fifth 6h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 73 years. Father: William Mair Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Marnoch (deceased). Cause of death: Complete Exhaustion and old age, 2 months, No Regular Medical Attendant. Informant: James Falconer, His X Mark, Son-in-law (present), James Cumming Registrar Witness. Registered: 1874, July 6th at Farskane, James Cumming, Registrar."
  8. [S3695] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jas. Falconer, head, married, male, age 59, born in Rathven, Portknockie, Bshire, fisherman, working on own account, resident at 24 Portknockie, has 4 rooms with one or more windows."