Alexander Mair

M, #3918, b. 10 November 1849, d. 21 November 1920
     Alexander Mair was born on 10 November 1849 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Mair and Janet Gault. Alexander Mair was baptized on 14 November 1849 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Brother" or "Brither".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 6 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Mair, head; Jannet Mair, wife; George Mair, son; James Mair, son; John Mair, son; Allexr Mair, son; Christina (sic) Mair, daughter-in-law.3
He was a fisherman. He married Margaret Slater Pirie at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 21 October 1870.4,5 He was the informant for Andrew Mair's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 March 1871.6 He was the informant for Jessie Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 15 September 1877.7,8
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Jessie Mair, daughter; Hellen Mair, daughter.9

He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Mair "Brother", head; Margaret Mair "Brother", wife; Jessie Mair "Brother", daughter; Helen Jane Mair "Brother", daughter; Maggie Mair "Brother", daughter; Alex Mair "Brother", son; Wm Mair "Brother", son; Wm Pirie, brother-in-law.10

He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Mair Brother, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Hellen Jane Mair, daughter; Margaret Mair, daughter; Alex Mair, son; Wm Geo Mair, son.11
Alexander died on 21 November 1920 at 7 Patrol Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 71.8

Children of Alexander Mair and Margaret Slater Pirie

Citations

  1. [S3107] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Mair, male. Birth: 10 NOV 1849. Christening: 14 NOV 1849 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Mair. Mother: Janet Galt."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S8396] 1861, Scottish Census, "Allexr Mair, son, male, age 8, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), resident at 6 Portknockie."
  4. [S3114] Alexander Mair to Margaret Pirie, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1870, On the Twenty-first day of October at Seafield Church, After Banns, according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. Alexander Mair, His X Mark, James Pirie Witness, William Mair Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), 21 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: James Mair, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Janet Mair M.S. Gault (Deceased). Margt. Pirie, Her X Mark, James Pirie Witness, William Mair Witness, (Spinster), 20 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: James Pirie, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Pirie M.S Slater (Deceased). Charles Gordon, Minister of Seafield. William Mair Witness. James Pirie Witness. Registered: 1870, October 24th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  5. [S3102] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Mair, male. Spouse: Margt. Pirie. Marriage: 21 OCT 1870, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S7202] Andrew Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Andrew Mair (Single), died 1871, March Twelfth 6h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male, 6 months. Father: James Mair "Brother", Fisherman, Mother: Christian Mair M.S. Taylor. Cause of death: Acute Bronchitis - ten days, As Cert. by William Birrell L.R.C.P.E. & L.R.C.S.E. Informant: Alexander Mair, His X Mark, Uncle, Not present, Portknockie, Jas. Cumming Registrar Witness. Registered: 1871, March 13th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  7. [S3104] Jessie Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Mair, 1877, September Fifteenth 3h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Alexander Mair "Brother", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Mair M. S. Pirie, married 1870 October 21st in Portknockie. Informant: Alexander Mair, His X Mark, Father, Jno. Allan Asst. Register Witness. Registered: 1877, October 5th at Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan, Assistant Registrar. T.F."
  8. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  9. [S8273] 1881, Scottish Census, "Alexander Mair, head, married, male, age 30, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, resident at 10 Portknockie."
  10. [S5531] 1891, Scottish Census, "Alexr Mair "Brother", head, married, male, age 40, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  11. [S4012] 1901, Scottish Census, "Alex Mair Brother, head, married, male, age 50, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 10 Portknockie, has 4 rooms with one or more windows."