William Mair

M, #1510, b. 2 February 1835, d. 17 July 1920
William Mair "Shavie"
(1835-1920)
     William Mair was born on 2 February 1835 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Mair and Elspet Smith. William Mair was baptized on 10 February 1835 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Shavie".
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Ann Wood, 75; Ann Mair, 10; John Mair, 8; Alexr Mair, 6; William Mair, 4.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Pulteney Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Mair, head; Ann Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; Alexander Mair, son; William Mair, son.3
He was a fisherman. He married Ann Falconer at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 December 1859.4,1 He was the informant for, and present at, Alexander Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 24 September 1870.5,6,1
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 183 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Mair, head; Ann Mair, wife; Elspet Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; William Mair, son; Ann Mair, daughter; Alexander Mair, son.7
He was the informant for Joseph Mair's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 June 1874.8,9,1 He was the informant for, and present at, Jane Mair's birth at North High Street, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 October 1881.10,1 William died on 17 July 1920 at 56 Church Street, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 85.11,1 He was buried after 17 July 1920 at Portsoy Cemetery, Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland.

Children of William Mair and Ann Falconer

Citations

  1. [S773] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  2. [S1326] 1841, Scottish Census, "William Mair, male, age 4, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S1325] 1851, Scottish Census, "William Mair, son, unmarried, male, age 15, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar & fisher, resident in Pultney Street."
  4. [S1004] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Mair, male. Spouse: Ann Falconer. Marriage: 08 DEC 1859, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  5. [S1112] Alexander Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander Mair, 1870, September Twenty-fourth 2h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: William Mair "Shavie", Fisherman. Mother: Ann Mair M. S. Falconer, married 1859 Decr. 8th in Portknockie. Informant: William Mair Shavie, Father (present). Registered: 1870, October 8th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  6. [S1127] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Mair, male. Birth: 24 SEP 1870 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Mair. Mother: Ann Falconer."
  7. [S3707] 1871, Scottish Census, "William Mair, head, married, male, age 36, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherman, resident at 183 Portknockie, has 3 rooms with one or more windows."
  8. [S1785] Joseph Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Joseph Mair, 1874, June Twelfth 7h 30m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: William Mair Fisherman. Mother: Ann Mair M. S. Falconer, married 1859 December 8th in Portknockie, Seafield. Informant: William Mair, Father. Registered: 1874, June 30th at Farskane, James Cumming, Registrar."
  9. [S1129] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Joseph Mair, male. Birth: 12 JUN 1874 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: William Mair. Mother: Ann Falconer."
  10. [S3542] Jane Mair, Register of Births in the District of Portsoy in the County of Banff, "Jane Mair, 1881, October Fourteenth 2h 0m P.M. at North High Street, Portsoy, Female. Father: William Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Ann Mair M. S. Falconer, married 1859 December 8th in Seafield. Informant: William Mair, Father (Present). Registered: 1881, November 2nd at Portsoy, Jas. Kissach, Registrar."
  11. [S1505] William Mair, Statutory Register of Deaths in the District of Portsoy in the County of Banff, "William Mair, Retired Fisherman, Widower of Ann Falconer. Died 1920 July Seventeenth, 1h 0m P.M., at 56 Church Street, Portsoy, Male, 86 years. Father: John Mair, Fisherman (deceased), Mother: Elsie Mair M.S. Smith (deceased). Cause of death: Heart Failure. As Certified by James Reid M.B. C.M. Informant: John Mair, Son, Barbank Street, Portsoy. Registered: 1920, July 19th at Portsoy, Robert How, Registrar."