Edina Wilson Mair

F, #6285, b. 17 May 1867, d. 27 March 1949
     Edina Wilson Mair was born on 17 May 1867 at 219 High Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of John Mair and Anne Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Duncan". Edina Wilson Mair appears to have been recorded under a variety of first names, including Eden, Edith, Jemima and Edna.
She was listed as head of household's daughter 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.5

She was listed as head of household's daughter 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.6
She married Alexander Mair at 27 High Shore, Macduff, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 December 1888.7,4 Edina died on 27 March 1949 at Sunnybrae, Boyndie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 81.8

Child of Edina Wilson Mair and Alexander Mair

Citations

  1. [S8038] Edina Wilson Mair, Register of Births in the District of Saint Giles in the City of Edinburgh, "Edina Wilson Mair, 1867, May Seventeenth 7h P.M. at No 219 High Street, Edinburgh, Female. Father: John Mair, Fisherman (domicil Portknockie, Seafield, Banffshire). Mother: Ann Mair M. S. Mair, married 1846 February 20th (sic) in Portknockie. Informant: Mary Archer, Nurse (Present). Registered: 1867, July 11th at Edinburgh, Wm. S. Sutherland, Afsist. Registrar. D.B."
  2. [S5031] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Edina Wilson Mair, female. Birth: 17 MAY 1867 Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Father: John Mair. Mother: Ann Mair."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  5. [S8039] 1871, Scottish Census, "Eden W. Mair, daughter, female, age 4, born in Edinburghshire, Edinburgh, resident in Bartlet Place, Banff."
  6. [S8040] 1881, Scottish Census, "Jemima (sic) Mair, daughter, unmarried, female, age 14, born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, resident at 5 St. Catherine's West, Banff."
  7. [S8042] Alexander Mair to Edina Wilson Mair, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Macduff in the County of Banff, "1888, on the Seventh day of December at 26 High Shore, Macduff, After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Mair, Fisherman (Bachelor), 25 years, resident at 26 High Shore, Macduff, Father: Alexander Mair, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Ann Mair M.S. Anderson. Eden (sic) Wilson Mair (Spinster), 21 years, resident at 5 St. Catherine Street, Banff, Father: John Mair, Fisherman, Mother: Ann Mair M.S Mair. William Hunter, Minister of Macduff. Jacob Mair Witness. Isabella Anderson Witness. Registered: 1888, December 10th at Macduff, John W. Stephen Registrar."
  8. [S8048] Edina Wilson Mair née Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Boyndie in the County of Banff, "Edna (sic) Mair, (Widow of Alexander Mair, Fisherman), died 1949, March Twenty-seventh 3h 1m A.M. at Sunnybrae, Banff (Usual Residence 26 High Shore, Macduff), Female, 81 years. Father: John Mair, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Ann Mair M.S. Mair (deceased). Cause of death: Senility, Chronic Interstitial Myocarditis, As Cert. by Thomas Dymock M.D. Informant: J.D.H. Ellington, Occupier. Registered: 1949, March 28th at Boyndie, James Gavin, Registrar."