Joseph Mair

M, #7883, b. circa 1878
     Joseph Mair was born circa 1878.1 He was the son of Joseph Mair and Margaret Ann Donaldson. His family was known by the tee-name of "Pim".
He was listed as head of household's grandson in the 1881 census at 252 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Margaret Donaldson, head; George Donaldson, son; Wm. Donaldson, son; Alexr. Donaldson, son; Margaret A. Mair, daughter; Elsie Ann Mair, grand daughter; Maggie Mair, grand daughter; Joseph Mair, grand son.2

He was listed as head of household's nephew in the 1891 census at 252 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Donaldson, head; Joseph Mair "Pim", nephew; Margaret Runcie, mother; Maggie Mair "Pim", neice.3
Joseph Mair was a sailmaker and general merchant. He married Jane Wood at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 December 1907.1 He was the informant for William Alexander Mair's birth at 236 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 July 1914.4,1

Child of Joseph Mair and Jane Wood

Citations

  1. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S8552] 1881, Scottish Census, "Joseph Mair, grand son, male, age 2, born in Rathven, Banff, fisherman's son, resident at 252 Portknockie."
  3. [S7426] 1891, Scottish Census, "Joseph Mair "Pim", nephew, male, age 13, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 252 Portknockie."
  4. [S6579] William Alexander Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William Alexander Mair, 1914, July Twentieth 10h 30m A.M. at 236 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: Joseph Mair, General Merchant. Mother: Jane Mair M. S. Wood, married 1907 December 27th in Seafield. Informant: Joseph Mair, Father. Registered: 1914, August 8th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."