Mary Bruce

F, #3039, b. circa 1853, d. 29 May 1901
     Mary Bruce was born circa 1853. She was the daughter of George Bruce and Janet Bruce. She married George Mair at Portknockie Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 29 October 1874.1,2 As of 29 October 1874, her married name was Mary Mair. She was the informant for Helen-Jane Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 28 April 1882.3,2 She was the informant for Jessie Ann Mair's birth at 272 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 28 April 1884.4,2 She was the informant for Robert Mair's birth at 272 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 28 September 1888.5,2
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Geo Mair "Bobin", head; Mary Mair "Bobin", wife; David Mair "Bobin", son; Geo Mair "Bobin", son; Helen Mair "Bobin", daughter; Jessie Mair "Bobin", daughter; Wm Mair "Bobin", son; Robt Mair "Bobin", son; James Mair "Bobin", son.6
Mary died on 29 May 1901 at 272 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7

Children of Mary Bruce and George Mair

Citations

  1. [S2409] George Mair to Mary Bruce, Marriage entry, "1874 on the Twenty-Ninth day of October at Church of Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. George Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 23, usual residence Portknockie, Seafield, parents David Mair "boben", Fisherman and Helen Mair M.S. Donaldson. Mary Bruce (Spinster), age 21, usual residence Portknockie, Seafield, parents George Bruce, Tailor (Master) and Janet Bruce M.S. Bruce (deceased). James Mackie, Minister of Buckie. John Mair, Witness. John Mair, Witness. Registered 1874 October 31st at Farskane, James Cumming, Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S2890] Helen-Jane Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen-Jane Mair, 1882, April Twenty-Eighth 11h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: George Mair "Bobin", Fisherman. Mother: Mary Mair M.S. Bruce, married 1874, October 29th at Seafield. Informant: Mary Mair, Mother. Registered: 1882, May 13th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  4. [S2893] Jessie Ann Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Ann Mair, 1884, April Twenty-Eighth 12h 30m A.M. at 272 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: George Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman. Mother: Mary Mair M.S. Bruce, married 1874, October 29th at Seafield. Informant: Mary Mair, Mother. Registered: 1884, May 20th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S3460] Robert Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Robert Mair, 1888, September Twenty-Eighth 10h 30m A.M. at 272 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: George Mair "Bobbin", Fisherman. Mother: Mary Mair M.S. Bruce. Informant: Mary Mair, Mother. Registered: 1888, October 24th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S5527] 1891, Scottish Census, "Mary Mair "Bobin", wife, married, female, age 38, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  7. [S2410] Mary Mair née Bruce, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Mary Mair (Married to George Mair, Fisherman), died 1901, May Twenty Ninth 1h 30m A.M. at 272 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 48 years, Father: George Bruce Tailor, Mother: Janet Bruce M.S. Bruce (Deceased), Cause of death: Pulmonary Phthisis, 2 years, as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M., Informant: George Mair, Widower (Present), Registered: 1901, June 1st at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."