Jessie Ann Strachan

F, #3291, b. 22 May 1875, d. 19 October 1939
     Jessie Ann Strachan was born on 22 May 1875 at Roanheads, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of James Strachan and Jane Reid. She married William Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 December 1897.1 As of 10 December 1897, her married name was Jessie Ann Mair. She was the informant for William Mair's birth at 190 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 May 1898.2,1
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 314 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Mair, head; Jessie Mair, wife; William Mair, son; James S Mair, son; Mary Strachan, sister-in-law.3
Jessie died on 19 October 1939 at 16 High Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 64.1

Children of Jessie Ann Strachan and William Mair


  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S5577] William Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Mair, 1898, May Sixteenth 5h 0m A.M. at 190 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Mair "Shavie", Fisherman. Mother: Jessie Ann Mair M. S. Strachan, married 1897 December 10th in Seafield. Informant: Jessie Ann Mair, Mother. Registered: 1898, June 3d at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  3. [S4017] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jessie Mair, wife, married, female, age 25, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, resident at 314 Portknockie."