David Wood

M, #3437, b. 25 December 1856, d. 26 March 1941
     David Wood was born on 25 December 1856 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 He was the son of William Wood and Helen Imlach.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 181 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Helen Wood, wife; James Wood, son; Margret Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; Mary A Wood, daughter; David Wood, son; John Wood, son.4
David Wood was a fisherman, cooper and fishcurer. He married Mary Ann Mair at The Free Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 December 1882.5,3
He was listed as head of household's brother in the 1901 census at 215 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Wood, head; David Wood, brother; Maggie Wood, sister; Hellen Jane Grant, niece; Hellen Ann Wood, niece.6

He was listed as head of household's brother in the 1911 census at 215 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Maggie Wood, sister; David Wood, brother; Helen Ann Wood, neice; Mary Ann Wood, neice.7
David died on 26 March 1941 at 18 Harbour Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 84.8,3

Citations

  1. [S3028] David Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "David Wood, 1856, December Twenty Fifth 5h 0m P.M. at Portknockie, District of Seafield, Male. Father: William Wood, Fishcurer and Fisherman. Mother: Helen Wood Maiden Name Imlach. Informant: William Wood, Father, Present. Registered: 1856, December 31st at Portknockie, Alex Fraser, Registrar."
  2. [S3030] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "David Wood, male. Birth: 25 DEC 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Wood. Mother: Helen Imlach."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S5725] 1871, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, male, age 11, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 181 Portknockie."
  5. [S3033] David Wood to Mary Ann Mair, Marriage entry, "1882 on the Eighth day of December at The Free Church, Portknockie, Seafield, Rathven, After Banns according to the Forms of The Free Church of Scotland. David Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Wood Fisherman and Helen Wood M.S. Imlach. Mary Ann Mair, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), age 25, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Mair Fisherman and Helen Mair M.S. Bruce. Peter Brown, F. Ch. Minister. James Mair Witness, William Wood Witness. Registered 1882 December 13th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S5761] 1901, Scottish Census, "David Wood, brother, widower, male, age 44, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fishcurer & fisherman, resident at 215 Portknockie."
  7. [S5916] 1911, Scottish Census, "David Wood, brother, male, age 54, widower, cooper, fishcuring yard, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, resident at 215 Portknockie."
  8. [S3035] David Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "David Wood, Fishcurer (Retired), (Widower of Mary Ann Mair), died 1941, March Twenty-sixth 7h 45m A.M. at 18, Harbour Place, Portknockie, Male, 84 years. Father: William Wood, Fishcurer (Deceased), Mother: Helen Wood M.S. Imlah (Deceased). Cause of death: Myocarditis, Senility, as cert. by:- J.C. Wood M.B. C.h.B. Informant: John Wood, Friend, 21, Admiralty Street, Portknockie. Registered: 1941, March 27th at Portknockie, William Falconer, Registrar."