John Wood

M, #2213, b. 15 January 1851, d. 17 March 1895
     John Wood "Royal" was born on 15 January 1851 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Wood and Catherine Mair. John Wood was baptized on 22 January 1851 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1
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 Wood, head; Caithren Wood, wife; John Wood, son.3
His family was known by the tee-name of "Royal".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, 31; Catherine Wood, 32; John Wood, 10; William Wood, 6; Joseph Wood, 3; Hellen Wood, 1; Rebbeca Donaldson, 14.4
He was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 226 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Cathrine Wood, wife; John Wood, son; William Wood, son; Joseph Wood, son; Helen Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; Ann Wood, daughter; Cathrine Wood, daughter; Ann Innis, servant.5
He married Ann Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 3 April 1874.6,7 He married Isabella Pirie at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 January 1876.8,7,2
He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 22 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Wood, head; Isabella Wood, wife; John Wood, son; William Wood, son; Joseph Wood, son; Isabella Wood. daughter.9

He was listed as a crew member in the 1891 census at fishing boat 'King Fisher', Westray Pier, Westray, Orkney, Scotland. Those recorded aboard 'King Fisher' were: Jno Pirie Buxer, fisherman master; Alex Pirie Buxer, fisherman; Jno Wood Royal, fisherman; Robert Grant, fisherman; Geo Wood Royal, fisherman; Jno Pirie Buxer, fisherman; Jno Wood Royal, fisherman; Wm Wood, cook.10
John died on 17 March 1895 at Chalmers Hospital, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 44.2

Children of John Wood and Ann Mair

Children of John Wood and Isabella Pirie

Citations

  1. [S1573] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Wood, male. Birth: 15 JAN 1851. Christening: 22 JAN 1851 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Wood. Mother: Catherine Mair."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S5496] 1851, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, male, age -, born in Banffshire, fisher's son, resident in Pultny Street."
  4. [S5495] 1861, Scottish Census, "John Wood, unmarried, male, age 10, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident in Portknockie."
  5. [S5494] 1871, Scottish Census, "John Wood, son, unmarried, male, age 20, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 226 Portknockie."
  6. [S4459] John Wood to Ann Mair, Marriage entry, "1874 on the Third day of April at Portknockie, Seafield. After Banns, according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 23, usual residence Portknockie, Seafield, parents John Wood "Royal" (Fisherman) and Catherine Wood M.S. Mair. Ann Mair (Spinster), age 23, usual residence Portknockie, Seafield, parents Alexander Mair Fisherman and Elzabeth Mair M.S. Wood. Thos Fraser, Minister, Seafield. John Wood Witness. Alexr Mair Witness. Registered 1874 April 6th at Farskane, James Cumming Registrar."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  8. [S2907] John Wood to Isabella Pirie, Marriage entry, "1876 on the Fourteenth day of January at Portknockie. After Banns according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. John Wood, Fisherman, Widower, age 25, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Wood "Royal" (Fisherman) and Catherine Wood M.S. Mair. Isabella Pirie, William Pirie Witness, Robert Cruickshank Witness, Domestic Servant, Spinster, age 25, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Pirie "Buxer" (Fisherman) and Jane Pirie M.S. Gray. Finlay M. Harper, Minister. Robert Cruickshank Witness. John Wood Witness. Registered 1876 January 17th at Manse of Seafield, Thomas Fraser Registrar."
  9. [S5447] 1881, Scottish Census, "John Wood, head, married, male, age 30, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 22 Portknockie."
  10. [S1306] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jno Wood Royal, crew, married, male, age 41, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, working on own account, aboard 'King Fisher' at Westray Pier."