William George Mair

M, #3966, b. 6 January 1890, d. 2 January 1910
     William George Mair was born on 6 January 1890 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Mair and Margaret Slater Pirie. His family was known by the tee-name of "Brother" or "Brither".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1901 census at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Mair Brother, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Hellen Jane Mair, daughter; Margaret Mair, daughter; Alex Mair, son; Wm Geo Mair, son.2
William George Mair was a fisherman. William died on 2 January 1910 at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 19.3


  1. [S1055] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S4013] 1901, Scottish Census, "Wm Geo Mair, son, male, age 11, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 10 Portknockie."
  3. [S3117] William George Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "William George Mair, Fisherman (Single), died 1910, January Second 6h 0m A.M. at 10 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 20 years. Father: Alexander Mair "Brither" Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Mair M.S. Pirie. Cause of death: Diabetes Mellitus, 6 months, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M. Informant: David Slater, Undertaker, Rock House, Portknockie. Registered: 1910, January 3rd at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."