John Wood

M, #5081, b. circa 1876, d. 28 October 1949
     John Wood was born circa 1876 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Wood and Elspet Mair. His family was known by the tee-name of "Doo".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 61 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Elspet Wood, wife; Ann Wood, daughter; William Wood, son; Maggie Wood, daughter; Elspet Wood, daughter; John Wood, son.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood "Doo", head; Elsie Wood "Doo", wife; Margaret Wood "Doo", daughter; Elsie Wood "Doo", daughter; John Wood "Doo", son.3
He was the informant for William Wood's death at 284 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 24 May 1897.4,5 John Wood was a fisherman, fish salesman, coal merchant and Provost of Portknockie.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 61 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Elsie Wood, head; John Wood, son.6
He married Margaret Ann Donaldson at Morven View, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 September 1906.7,1,8 John died on 28 October 1949 at The Moorings, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,9 He was buried after 28 October 1949 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9

Children of John Wood and Margaret Ann Donaldson

Citations

  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S5541] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, male, age 4, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 61 Portknockie."
  3. [S5544] 1891, Scottish Census, "John Wood "Doo", son, unmarried, male, age 14, born in Seafield, Banffshire, fisherman's son, resident at New Street, Portknockie."
  4. [S6114] William Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Wood (Single), died 1897, May Twenty Fourth 9h 0m P.M. at 284 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 8 months. Father: John Wood "Post" Fisherman, Mother: Ann Wood M.S. Wood "Doo". Cause of death: Tabes Mesenterica, 1 Month, Acute Bronchitis, 4 Days, as Cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M. Informant: John Wood Doo, Uncle, 61 Portknockie. Registered: 1897, May 25th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  5. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  6. [S5542] 1901, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, single, male, age 24, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fish salesman and coal merchant, resident at 61 Portknockie."
  7. [S3978] John Wood to Margaret Ann Donaldson, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1906, on the Twenty-Fifth day of September at Morven View, Portknockie, After Banns According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), 30 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: John Wood, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Elspet Wood M.S. Mair. Margaret Ann Donaldson, Hospital Nurse Probationer (Spinster), 26 years, resident at Morven View, Portknockie, Father: John Donaldson, Fishcurer (Deceased), Mother: Ann Donaldson M.S Slater. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. George Wood Witness. John Donaldson Witness. Registered: 1906, September 25th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  8. [S3964] Brian Paxton, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Brian Paxton of Cape Town, South Africa.
  9. [S3965] John Wood, Gravestone inscription data, "NM104555, John Wood, c. 1876 to 28 OCT 1949. Occupation : Fisherman & Fish Salesman & Provost of Portknockie. Date of Birth : c. 1876. Place of Birth : Portknockie. Spouse's Name : Margaret Ann Donaldson. Headstone Ref : H173. Date of Death : 28 OCT 1949. Place of Death : The Moorings, Portknockie."