Alexander Mair

M, #2081, b. 13 February 1865, d. 4 August 1943
Alexander Mair|b. 13 Feb 1865\nd. 4 Aug 1943|p2081.htm|John Mair|b. 26 Oct 1830\nd. 9 Feb 1897|p1509.htm|Elizabeth Strachan|b. c 1830\nd. 7 Apr 1907|p2080.htm|John Mair|b. 4 Apr 1799\nd. 1885|p1504.htm|Elspet Smith|b. 1799\nd. 1836|p1505.htm|William Strachan||p2082.htm|Margaret Masson||p2083.htm|
     Alexander Mair was born on 13 February 1865 at Inverallochy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Mair and Elizabeth Strachan. His family was known by the tee-name of "Shavie". Alexander Mair was a fisherman. He married Catherine Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 21 December 1893.2 He was the informant for David Mair's birth at 191 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 13 April 1899.3,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 191 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Mair Shavie, head; Cathrine Mair Shavie, wife; George Mair, son; Elsie Mair, daughter; John Mair, son; Aleckina Mair, daughter; David Mair, son.4
He was the informant for Catherine Mair's birth at 191 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 26 May 1905.5 He was the informant for, and present at, Elizabeth Strachan's death at 251 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 April 1907.6,2 The Buckie and District Directory for 1925 shows that Alexander Mair lived at 9 Blantyre Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7 He was the informant for, and present at, Andrew Ritchie Mair's death at 12 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 November 1935.8,2 Alexander died on 4 August 1943 at 9 Blantyre Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 78.2
Charts
Chart (box): Descendants of William Mair "Shavie" (b. c1765)
Chart (indented): Descendants of William Mair "Shavie" (b. c1765)
Chart (box): Descendants of George Sclater "Hasser" (b. c1770)
Chart (indented): Descendants of George Sclater "Hasser" (b. c1770)
Chart (box): Descendants of William Wood "King" (b. c1695)
Chart (indented): Descendants of William Wood "King" (b. c1695)

Children of Alexander Mair and Catherine Mair

Citations

  1. [S1493] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Mair, male. Birth: 13 FEB 1865 Rathen, Aberdeen, Scotland. Father: John Mair. Mother: Elizabeth Strachan."
  2. [S773] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S2387] David Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "David Mair, 1899, April Thirteenth 3h 0m A.M. at 191 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: Alexander Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Catharine Mair M. S. Mair, married 1893 December 21st in Seafield. Informant: Alexander Mair, Father. Registered: 1899, April 18th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  4. [S1518] 1901, Scottish Census, "Alex Mair Shavie, head, married, male, age 36, born in Inverallochy, Aberdeenshire, fisherman, resident at 191 Portknockie, has 4 rooms with one or more windows."
  5. [S2109] Catherine Mair, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catherine Mair, 1905, May Twenty Sixth 4h 0m P.M. at 191 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Alexander Mair, Fisherman. Mother: Catherine Mair M. S. Mair, married 1893 December 21st in Seafield. Informant: Alick Mair, Father. Registered: 1905, June 4th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  6. [S1476] Elizabeth Mair née Strachan, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Elizabeth Mair (Widow of John Mair "Shavie", Fisherman), died 1907, April Seventh 10h 30m P.M. at 251 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 76 years. Father: William Strachan Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Strachan M.S. Mason (sic) (Deceased). Cause of death: Atrophy of Liver, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: Alick Mair, Son, 191 Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1907, April 10th at Manse of Seafield, James MacIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S728] Buckie and District Directory, 1925, page 75: PORTKNOCKIE, "Mair, Alex., 9 Blantyre Place", page 110: PORTKNOCKIE, BLANTYRE PLACE, "9, A. Mair, W. Mair, D. Mair."
  8. [S3374] Andrew Ritchie Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Andrew Ritchie Mair, Fisherman (Retired), (Widower of Jane Wood)), died 1935, November Eighteenth 0h 10m A.M. at 12 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Male, 68 years. Father: John Mair Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Elizabeth Mair M.S. Strachan (Deceased). Cause of death: Cerebral Tumour, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B. C.M. Cullen Informant: Alexs Mair, Brother, 9 Blantyre Place, Portknockie (Present). Registered: 1935, November 18th at Portknockie, William Falconer, Registrar."
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