When Mary Aird was born on 24 April 1786, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, her father, John Aird III, was 34 and her mother, Janet Hunter, was 26. She married John Woodburn on 6 September 1810, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 28 October 1866, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.
Scottish: habitational name from either the medieval lordship of The Aird (Inverness) or from Aird Farm near Hurlford, Ayrshire. Both are named from Gaelic àird(e) ‘height, promontory’, or ‘headland’, from the adjective àrd ‘high, lofty’, cognate with Latin arduus ‘steep, difficult’. Compare Ard .