Margaret Wood

F, #3084, b. 15 December 1840, d. 10 May 1871
     Margaret Wood "King" was born on 15 December 1840 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Wood and Elspet Wood. Margaret Wood was baptized on 24 December 1840 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 Her family was known by the tee-name of "King".
She was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Elspet Wood, 25; Jane Wood, 2; Margt Wood, 5m; Elspet Hay, 15.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1851 census at Pulteney Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Allexr Wood, head; Elspet Wood, wife; Allexr Wood, son; Jean Wood, daughter; Margaret Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter.3
She married Joseph Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 November 1862.4,5,6 As of 7 November 1862, her married name was Margaret Mair. Margaret died on 10 May 1871 at age 30.1

Children of Margaret Wood and Joseph Mair


  1. [S2476] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Wood, female. Birth: 15 DEC 1840. Christening: 24 DEC 1840 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Death: 10 MAY 1871. Father: Alexander Wood. Mother: Elspet Wood."
  2. [S8727] 1841, Scottish Census, "Margt Wood, female, age 5 months, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S2470] 1851, Scottish Census, "Margaret Wood, daughter, female, age 10, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisher's daughter, resident in Pultney street."
  4. [S2864] Joseph Mair to Margaret Wood, Marriage entry, "1862 November Seventh at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Joseph Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Mair Fisherman and Ann Mair M.S. Wood. Margaret Wood (Spinster), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Wood Fisherman and Elspet Wood M.S. Wood. Jas. Ledingham Minr. George Wood Witness. John Mair Witness. Registered 1862 Nov 10th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  5. [S2475] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Joseph Mair, male. Spouse: Margaret Wood. Marriage: 07 NOV 1862, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.