May Sutherland

F, #5252, b. circa 1849
     May Sutherland was born circa 1849. She was the daughter of Joseph Sutherland and Barbara Thain. She married Joseph Mair at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 October 1876.1 As of 27 October 1876, her married name was May Mair.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Mair "Bobin", head; May Mair "Bobin", wife; Joseph Mair "Bobin", son; James Mair "Bobin", son; Geo Mair "Bobin", son.2

Children of May Sutherland and Joseph Mair


  1. [S4062] Joseph Mair to May Sutherland, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1876, on the Twenty Seventh day of October at Seafield Church. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Joseph Mair, Boat Builder (Journeyman) (Bachelor), 29 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: Joseph Mair, Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Mair. May Sutherland, Domestic Servant (Spinster), 27 years, Usual Residence: Findochty, Father: Joseph Sutherland, Fisherman, Mother: Barbara Sutherland M.S Thain. Finlay M. Harper, Minister of the Free Church, Portknockie. Alexr. McKenzie Witness. David Mair Witness. Registered: 1876, October 30th at Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan Assistant Registrar. T.F."
  2. [S5515] 1891, Scottish Census, "May Mair "Bobin", wife, married, female, age 36, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."