John Mair

M, #517, b. 2 June 1792, d. 21 December 1870
     John was born at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 2 June 1792.1,2 He was baptized on 3 June 1792 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Mair and Margaret Sclater. His family was known by the tee-name of "Bobbin". John Mair was a fisherman.3,4 He married Anne Wood at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 24 November 1814.5
He was listed as head of household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, 40; Ann Mair, 40; Helen Mair, 15; James Mair, 15; Ann Mair, 10; David Mair, 9; Arthur Mair, 7; George Mair, 5; Joseph Mair, 3; William Mair, 1.6

He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; David Mair, son; Arthur Mair, son; George Mair, son; Joseph Mair, son; William Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter; Ann Mair, grandchild.7

He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 13 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; Joseph Mair, son.8
He was the informant for Barbara Mair's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 March 1863.9 John died on 21 December 1870 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 78.10,2

Children of John Mair and Anne Wood

Citations

  1. [S837] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Mair, male. Birth: 02 JUN 1792. Christening: 03 JUN 1792 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Mair. Mother: Margaret Slator."
  2. [S816] Lynda McHardy née Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Lynda McHardy of Aberdeen, Scotland.
  3. [S569] Joseph Mair, OPR Baptism entry,.
  4. [S570] William Mair, OPR Baptism entry,.
  5. [S559] John Mair to Ann Wood, OPR Marriage entry, "1814 Mair and Wood Octr 8th John Mair & Ann Wood both in Portknockie were contracted in order to marriage & having consigned pledges & after proclamations & no objections offered were married Novr 24th."
  6. [S711] 1841, Scottish census, "John Mair, male, age 40, born in county, white fisher, resident in Portknockie."
  7. [S710] 1851, Scottish census, "John Mair, head, married, male, age 59, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisher, resident at Portknockie."
  8. [S927] 1861, Scottish census, "John Mair, head, married, male, age 69, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, whitefisher, resident at 13 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  9. [S3824] Barbara Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Barbara Mair (Single), died 1863, March Twenty-fifth 5h P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female, 5 months, Father: Arthur Mair Fisherman, Mother: Helen Mair M.S. McBeath, Cause of death: Weakness from Birth, Not Certified, Informant: John Mair, Grandfather, Not Present. Registered: 1863, March 26th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  10. [S853] John Mair "Bobbin", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Mair "Boben", Fisherman, (Married to Ann Wood), died 1870, December Twenty-first 0h 40m A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male, 78 years, Father: James Mair "Boben" Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Slater (Deceased), Cause of death: Erysipelas - 3 weeks, General Paralysis, as Cert. by William Birrell L.R.C.P.E. & L.R.C.S.E., Informant: George Mair Dear, Son, present, Registered: 1870, December 21st at Farskane, Jas. Cumming Registrar."