Elspeth Mair

F, #3052, b. 3 September 1858, d. 12 September 1912
     Elspeth Mair was born on 3 September 1858 at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Joseph Mair and Elspet Wood. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Pim". Elspeth Mair was also known as Elspet. Elspeth Mair was also known as Elsie.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at 196 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair, head; Elspet Mair, wife; James Mair, son; John Mair, son; Joseph Mair, son; George Mair, son; Arthur Mair, son; Elspet Mair, daughter; Ann Mair, daughter.2
She married William Sclater at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 28 March 1879.3,4 As of 28 March 1879, her married name was Elspet Slater. She was the informant for Rose Ann Mair's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 26 May 1896.4 She was the informant for, and present at, George Murray's death at 240 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 September 1909.5,4 Elspet died on 12 September 1912 at 240 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 54.4

Children of Elspeth Mair and William Sclater


  1. [S2432] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Elspeth Mair, female. Birth: 03 SEP 1858 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Joseph Mair. Mother: Elspeth Wood."
  2. [S6550] 1861, Scottish Census, "Elspet Mair, daughter, female, age 4, born in Banffshire, Rathven, scholar, resident at 196 Portknockie."
  3. [S3864] Joseph Slater, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Joseph Slater, 1882, March Fifth 2h 0m A.M. at 191 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Slater Fisherman. Mother: Elsie Slater M.S. Mair, married 1879 March 28th in Seafield. Informant: William Slater, His X Mark, Father, James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1882, March 23D at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S7863] George Murray, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Murray (Single), died 1909, September Eighteenth 5h 10m P.M. at 240 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 6 hours, Father: James Murray Fisherman, Mother: Elsie Murray M.S. Slater, Cause of death: Premature, as cert. by J. Geddes Pirie M.B.C.M., Informant: Elsie Slater, Grandmother (Present), Registered: 1909, September 20th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."