John Anderson

M, #2582, b. 7 July 1868, d. 15 July 1943
     John Anderson was born on 7 July 1868 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Anderson and Helen Garden. His family was known by the tee-name of "Coy".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 34 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Anderson, head; Helen Anderson, wife; William Anderson, son; John Anderson, son; Helen Anderson, daughter; James Anderson, son (sic); George Anderson, father; Jane Anderson, mother.3
John Anderson was a fisherman. He married Margaret Wood "King" at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 September 1889.4,5 He was the informant for George Anderson's birth at 47 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 March 1891.6
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 296 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Anderson, head; Maggie Anderson, wife; Hellen G Anderson, daughter; James Anderson, son; Wm G Anderson, son.7
He was the informant for Alexander John Anderson's birth at 449 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 17 February 1904.8,2
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1905-1906 shows that John Anderson was owner occupier of 449 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1905-1906 shows that John Anderson was owner of 449 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1915-1916 shows that John Anderson was owner occupier of 449 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.11
The Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for Year 1915-1916 shows that John Anderson was owner of 449 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.12
The Buckie and District Directory for 1925 shows that John Anderson lived at 'Mizpah', 2 Seafield Terrace, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.13,14 2 Seafield Terrace had the name 'Mizpah Place' above the front door.
The Buckie and District Directory for 1925 shows that John Anderson owned the steam drifter BF 846 Zodiac.15
From 1926, John Anderson "Coy" owned the steam drifter 'Zodiac' BF 846.16,14 John died on 15 July 1943 at 2 Seafield Terrace, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 75.2 He was buried after 15 July 1943 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.17,18,14

Children of John Anderson and Margaret Wood

Citations

  1. [S1918] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Anderson, male. Birth: 07 JUL 1868 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Anderson. Mother: Helen Garden."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S5269] 1871, Scottish Census, "John Anderson, son, male, age 2, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 34 Portknockie."
  4. [S4067] John Anderson to Margaret Wood "King", Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1889, on the Twentieth day of September at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Anderson, Fisherman (Bachelor), 21 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: James Anderson "Coy", Fisherman, Mother: Helen Anderson M.S. Garden (Deceased). Maggie Wood - King, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), 21 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: George Wood - King, Fisherman, Mother: Jane Wood - King M.S. Wood. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. William Anderson Witness. James Wood Witness. Registered: 1889, September 21st at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  6. [S2423] George Anderson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Anderson, 1891, March Twenty-Second 11h 0m P.M. at 47 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Anderson, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Anderson M. S. Wood "King", married 1889 September 20th in Seafield. Informant: John Anderson, Father. Registered: 1891, April 11th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  7. [S5267] 1901, Scottish Census, "John Anderson, head, married, male, age 33, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 296 Portknockie."
  8. [S3377] Alexander John Anderson, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Alexander John Anderson, 1904, February Seventeenth 10h 45m A.M. at 449 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male. Father: John Anderson, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Anderson M. S. Wood, married 1889 September 20th in Seafield. Informant: John Anderson, Father. Registered: 1904, March 10th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  9. [S4124] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1905-1906, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1905-1906 - Parish of Rathven, Page 387, "Special Water and Scavenging District of Portknockie, No. 3421, Description: House, Situation: 449 Portknockie, Proprietor: John Anderson, fisherman, Occupier: Proprietor, Yearly Rent or Value: £7 0s 0d."
  10. [S4124] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1905-1906, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1905-1906 - Parish of Rathven, Page 387, "Special Water and Scavenging District of Portknockie, No. 3422, Description: House, Situation: 449 Portknockie, Proprietor: John Anderson, fisherman, Tenant: Mary A. Smith, teacher, Occupier: Same, Feu-Duty or Ground Annual: £1 5s 0d, Yearly Rent or Value: £4 0s 0d."
  11. [S4582] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1915-1916, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1915-1916 - Parish of Rathven, Page 385, "Police Burgh of Portknockie, No. 3798, Description: House, Situation: 449 Portknockie, Proprietor: John Anderson, fisherman, Occupier: Proprietor, Yearly Rent or Value: £7 0s 0d."
  12. [S4582] National Records of Scotland, Valuation Roll, County of Banff, Year 1915-1916, Valuation Roll for the County of Banff for the Year 1915-1916 - Parish of Rathven, Page 385, "Police Burgh of Portknockie, No. 3799, Description: House, Situation: 449 Portknockie, Proprietor: John Anderson, fisherman, Tenant: George Bruce, clerk, Occupier: Same, Feu-Duty or Ground Annual: £1 5s 0d, Yearly Rent or Value: £5 0s 0d."
  13. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1925, page 74: PORTKNOCKIE, "Anderson, John, 2 Seafield Terrace", page 113: PORTKNOCKIE, SEAFIELD TERRACE, "2, John Anderson, fisherman; Wm. G. Anderson, fisherman; Wm. Anderson."
  14. [S3392] Anne Anderson, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Anne Anderson of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  15. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1925, page 134: PORTKNOCKIE STEAMERS AND DRIFTERS, "BF 846, 34 Tons, Boat's Name: Zodiac, Owner's Name and Address: J. Anderson, Mizpah Place."
  16. [S431] David Mair, Joseph Reid, James Campbell Smith & David E Williamson Alexander S Buchan, Steam Drifters Recalled, Portgordon to Portsoy, "BF 846 ZODIAC
    Built 1907 of wood by W.R. McIntosh of Ianstown, Buckie for G. Farquhar, Ianstown, Portessie, Buckie & others and registered in Banff (BF 846).
    Dimensions:- 80 GRT. Length 83.70 ft., Breadth 18.60 ft., Depth 8.80 ft.
    16 inch compound engine by McKie & Baxter of Govan, Glasgow. 31 hp.
    1926 Sold to John Anderson (Coy) Portknockie, Banffshire.
    Requisitioned for war service 1915 to 1919, temporarily renamed ZOROASTER (July 1917) (Pennant Number 2305) as an anti submarine net vessel fitted with a 6 pdr. anti-aircraft gun.
    1937 Sold for scrap."
    Davie Mair noted that Trident II would have served in the Dardanelles.
    Ian Alexander Pirie recalled that Trident was sold for scrap to Cameron's of Peterhead for £50.
  17. [S3391] John Anderson and Margaret Wood, Monumental inscription, "In memory of JOHN ANDERSON 1868 - 1943, his wife MARGARET WOOD 1867 - 1949, their daughter JANE WOOD ANDERSON 1905 - 1966, wife of ERIC W. MUNRO, Wawa, Canada, their sons JAMES ANDERSON 1892 - 1915 4th Batt. Grdn. Hign's killed in action. WILLIAM GEORGE ANDERSON 1894 - 1962, his wife ANNE MARY MAIR 1896 - 1964."
  18. [S1934] John Anderson, Gravestone inscription data, "NM018011, John Anderson, 1868 to 1943. Date of Birth : 1868. Spouse's Name : Margaret Wood. Headstone Ref : H94. Date of Death : 1943."