Alexander Wood

M, #6379, b. 24 March 1805, d. 20 January 1881
     Alexander Wood was born on 24 March 1805 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was baptized on 24 March 1805 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.2 He was the son of Adam Wood and Elspet Mair. Alexander Wood was a whitefisher and fisherman. He married Barbara Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 22 November 1832.3,1
He was listed as head of household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, 35; Barbara Wood, 30; Elspet Wood, 7; Jannet Wood, 1.4

He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at 38 Commutation Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, head; Barbra Wood, wife; Elspet Wood, daughter; Jessie Wood, daughter; Margret Wood, daughter; Ann Wood, daughter; Helen Wood, daughter.5

He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Wood, 56; Barbra Wood, 54; Margret Wood, 17; Ann Wood, 15; Helen Wood, 12; William Wood, 7.6

He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 104 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Wood, head; Barbara Wood, wife; William Wood, son.7
Alexander died on 20 January 1881 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 75.1

Children of Alexander Wood and Barbara Wood

Citations

  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S5792] Alexander Wood, ScotlandsPeople search, Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Parish of Cullen, Surname: Wood. Forename: Alexander. Parents: Adam Wood / Elspet Mair. Gender: Male. Date: 24/03/1805. Parish Number: 150. Ref: 40 170. Parish: Cullen.
  3. [S5083] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Wood, male. Spouse: Barbara Wood. Marriage: 22 NOV 1832, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  4. [S6134] 1841, Scottish Census, "Alexander Wood, male, age 35, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  5. [S6133] 1851, Scottish Census, "Alexander Wood, head, married, male, age 40, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at 38 Commutation Road, Portknockie."
  6. [S6132] 1861, Scottish Census, "Alexander Wood, married, male, age 56, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, white fisher, resident in Portknockie."
  7. [S6131] 1871, Scottish Census, "Alex Wood, head, married, male, age 66, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 104 Portknockie."