Margaret Wood

F, #6352, b. circa 1855
     Margaret Wood was born circa 1855 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Wood and Ann Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Royal".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Ann Wood, 49; William Wood, 12; Barbra Wood, 9; Margret Wood, 6.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 62 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood (Redhead), head; Ann Wood, wife; Margaret Wood, daughter; William Wood, son.3
She married George Slater at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 30 September 1874.4,1 As of 30 September 1874, her married name was Margaret Sclater.

Children of Margaret Wood and George Sclater

Citations

  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S5766] 1861, Scottish Census, "Margret Wood, female, age 6, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S5765] 1871, Scottish Census, "Margaret Wood, daughter, female, age 15, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 62 Portknockie."
  4. [S5982] George Slater to Margaret Wood, Marriage entry, "1874 on the Thirtieth day of September at Portknockie. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. George Slater, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 23, usual residence Portknockie, Seafield, parents George Slater Fisherman and Helen Slater M.S. Mair (deceased). Margret Wood (Spinster), age 19, usual residence Portknockie, Seafield, parents John Wood Fisherman and Ann Wood M.S. Mair. John Mackay Minister of the Fr. Ch. at Cullen. James Slater Witness. Geo. Mair Witness. Registered 1874 October 2nd at Farskane, James Cumming Registrar."