Margaret Wood Slater

F, #2600, b. 24 March 1882, d. 7 April 1956
     Margaret Wood Slater was born on 24 March 1882 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of John Bruce Sclater and Ann Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Hasser".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 274 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Bruce Slater, head; Ann Mair Slater, wife; Maggie Wood Slater, daughter; Hellen Ann Slater, daughter; James Slater, son; John A Slater, son; Mary Mair Slater, daughter; Wm Slater, son; Ethel Slater, daughter.3
She married William Anderson at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 December 1906.4,1,2 As of 7 December 1906, her married name was Margaret Wood Anderson. Margaret died on 7 April 1956 at 18 Admiralty Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 74.1

Child of Margaret Wood Slater and William Anderson


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S5956] 1901, Scottish Census, "Maggie Wood Slater, daughter, single, female, age 19, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, domestic worker, resident at 274 Portknockie."
  4. [S3979] William Anderson to Margaret Wood Slater, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1906, on the Seventh day of December at Seafield Church, Seafield (Rathven), After Banns According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Anderson, Fisherman (Bachelor), 26 years, resident at 74 Portknockie, Father: James Anderson "Coy", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Mary Anderson M.S. Wilson (Deceased). Maggie W. Slater, Fishergirl (Spinster), 24 years, resident at 274 Portknockie, Father: John Bruce Slater, Fisherman, Mother: Ann Bruce Slater M.S Mair "Bobbin". James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. James Anderson Witness. Ellen Ann Slater Witness. Registered: 1906, December 10th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."