John Mair

M, #3659, b. 16 June 1827, d. 13 April 1898
     John Mair was born on 16 June 1827 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Mair and Helen Pirie. John Mair was baptized on 23 June 1827 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Duncan". He was a fisherman. He married Anne Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 February 1848.2,3
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 102 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; Ann Mair, daughter; Helen Mair, daughter; Janet Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; James Mair, son.4
He was the informant for, and present at, Jacob Mair's birth at Fish Lane, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 20 August 1864.5,6,2,3
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at Bartlet Place, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; Helen Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; James Mair, son; Jacob Mair, son, Eden W. Mair, daughter.7

He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 5 St. Catherine Street West, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; Helen Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; James Mair, son; Jacob Mair, son; Jemima (sic) Mair, daughter; Helen A. Mair, grand daughter.8
He was the informant for, and present at, David Mair's death at 5 Coldhome Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 January 1892.9,2 John died on 13 April 1898 at 53 St. Catherine Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 70.2

Children of John Mair and Anne Mair

Citations

  1. [S2872] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Mair, male. Birth: 16 JUN 1827. Christening: 23 JUN 1827 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Mair. Mother: Helen Pirie."
  2. [S3213] Linda Milne, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Linda Milne of Gamrie, Scotland.
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  4. [S8041] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Mair, head, married, male, age 40, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), fisherman, resident at 102 Portknockie."
  5. [S3230] Jacob Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff (Transcribed from Peterhead), "Jacob Mair, 1864, August Twentieth 2h A.M. at Fish Lane, Male. Father: John Mair, Fisherman, Portknockie, Rathven. Mother: Ann Mair M. S. Mair, married 1848 February in Cullen. Informant: John Mair, Father, present. Registered: 1864, August 31st at Peterhead, James Lyall Registrar. Septr 12th Transcribed at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar. Par. of Birth - Peterhead (268)."
  6. [S3225] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Jacob Mair, male. Birth: 20 AUG 1864 Peterhead, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: John Mair. Mother: Ann Mair."
  7. [S8039] 1871, Scottish Census, "John Mair, head, married, male, age 48, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherman, resident in Bartlet Place, Banff, has 2 children from 5 to 13 attending school or being educated at home, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  8. [S8040] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Mair, head, married, male, age 58, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, resident at 5 St. Catherine's West, Banff."
  9. [S3222] David Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Banff in the County of Banff, "David Mair, Fisherman, Married to Christian Watt, died 1892, January Third 6h 50m P.M. at 5 Coldhome Street, Banff, Male, 45 (sic) years. Father: James Mair, Fisherman, deceased, Mother: Helen Mair M.S. Pirie, deceased. Cause of death: Cancer of Breast, 3 Months, Cancer of the Lung, 9 months, as certd by Alexr. B. Lyon M.B. Informant: John Mair, Brother, Present, 5 St Catherine Street, West Banff. Registered: 1892, January 4 at Banff, Robert Leask, Registrar."