James Anderson

M, #2593, b. 3 April 1883, d. 19 February 1928
     James Anderson was born on 3 April 1883 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Anderson and Mary Wilson.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at 74 East Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Anderson, head; Mary Anderson, wife; William Anderson, son; James Anderson, son; George Anderson, son; John Anderson, son; Alexander Anderson, son.2
James Anderson was a whitefisher and fisherman. He married Elsie Ann Falconer at 154 Union Street, Aberdeen, Scotland, on 2 June 1908.1 He was the informant for John Williams Anderson's birth at 67 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 November 1909.3,1 James died on 19 February 1928 at Southview, Haig Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 44.1

Children of James Anderson and Elsie Ann Falconer


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S5710] 1891, Scottish Census, "James Anderson, son, male, age 8, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, scholar, resident at 74 East St, Portknockie."
  3. [S5153] John Williams Anderson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Williams Anderson, 1909, November Twenty Second 12h Noon at 67 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: James Anderson, Fisherman. Mother: Elsie Ann Anderson M.S. Falconer, married 1908 June 2nd in Seafield. Informant: James Anderson, Father. Registered: 1909, November 24th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."