John William Falconer

M, #2608, b. 4 August 1856, d. 11 February 1915
     John William Falconer was born on 4 August 1856 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of David Falconer and Elspet McIntosh.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 103 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: David Falconer, head; Mary Falconer, wife; John William Falconer, son; Joseph Falconer, son; Alex Falconer, son.2
John William Falconer was a fisherman. He married Ann Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 24 September 1880.3,4
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 257 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wm Falconer, head; Ann Mair "Dear", wife.5
He was the informant for Arthur Falconer's death at 67 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 21 January 1886.6 He was the informant for David Falconer's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 July 1886.7
He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 67 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wm Falconer, head; Wm Smith Falconer, son; John Wm Falconer, son; Hellen Falconer, daughter; Arthur Falconer, son; Jessie E. Falconer, daughter.8
John died on 11 February 1915 at 67 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 58.9,4

Children of John William Falconer and Ann Mair

Citations

  1. [S3439] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Falconer, male. Birth: 14 AUG 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: David Falconer. Mother: Elspet MackIntosh."
  2. [S5488] 1871, Scottish Census, "John William Falconer, son, unmarried, male, age 15, born in Banffshire, Rathven, resident at 103 Portknockie."
  3. [S5547] John W Falconer to Ann Mair, Marriage entry, "1880, on the Twenty-Fourth day of September at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven). After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. John W. Falconer, Fisherman (Bachelor), 24 years, resident in Portknockie, Father: David Falconer, Fisherman, Mother: Eppie Falconer M.S. McIntosh (Deceased). Ann Mair, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), 23 years, resident in Portknockie, Father: Arthur Mair "Dear", Fisherman, Mother: Helen Mair M.S McBeth (sic). Peter Brown, F. Ch. Minister. James Mair Witness. John Falconer Witness. Registered: 1880, September 27th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S5290] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Wm Falconer, head, married, male, age 24, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 257 Portknockie."
  6. [S3638] Arthur Falconer, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Arthur Falconer (Single), died 1886, January Twenty-First at 67 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 3 months. Father: John William Falconer, Fisherman, Mother: Annie Falconer M.S. Mair. Cause of death: Asphyxia, as Cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M. Informant: John W Falconer, Father. Registered: 1886, January 22nd at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S3360] John Falconer, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by John Falconer of Buckie, Moray, Scotland.
  8. [S7010] 1911, Scottish Census, "John Wm Falconer, head, male, age 56, widower, fisherman in fishing industry, own account, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 67 Portknockie, 2 rooms with one or more windows, 6 persons in house."
  9. [S3639] John William Falconer, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John William Falconer, Fisherman (Widower of Annie Mair "Dear"), died 1915, February Eleventh, 10h 10m P.M. at 67 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 59 years. Father: David Falconer, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Elizabeth Falconer M.S. McIntosh (Deceased). Cause of death: Carcinoma of stomach, uncertain, Jaundice, as Cert. by J. Geddes Pirie M.B.C.M. Informant: William Smith Falconer, Son (Present). Registered: 1915, February 12th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."