Jessie Ann Bruce

F, #1460, b. 2 October 1862, d. 2 June 1922
     Jessie Ann Bruce was born on 2 October 1862 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Robert Bruce and Ann Baillie.
She was listed as head of household's granddaughter in the 1881 census at 77 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Bruce, head; Ellen Bruce (sic), wife; Jessie Bruce, grand daughter; Ellen Bruce (sic), grand daughter.2
She married Alexander Pirie at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 January 1884.3,4 As of 11 January 1884, her married name was Jessie Ann Pirie. She married William Pirie at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 8 July 1889.5
She was listed as head of household's granddaughter in the 1891 census at 77 East Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Bruce, head; William Pirie, son-in-law (sic); Jessie A Bruce or Pirie, daughter (sic); David Pirie, grand son (sic); Jessie H Pirie, grand daughter (sic); Georgina Pirie, grand daughter (sic).6
She was the informant for Jane Pirie's birth at 77 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 May 1896.7
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 77 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Pirie, head; Jessie A Pirie, wife; David Pirie, son; Georgina Pirie, daughter; Jeannie Pirie, daughter; Mary A Pirie, daughter.8

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1911 census at 77 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Pirie "Skipper", head; Jessie Ann Pirie, wife; David Pirie, step son; Georgina Pirie, daughter; Jeanie Pirie, daughter; Mary Ann Pirie, daughter.9
Jessie died on 2 June 1922 at 13 Reidhaven Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 59.10,4

Children of Jessie Ann Bruce and Alexander Pirie

Children of Jessie Ann Bruce and William Pirie

Citations

  1. [S934] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Jessie Ann Bruce, female. Birth: 02 OCT 1862 Rathven, Banff, Scotland. Father: Robert Bruce. Mother: Ann Ballie (sic)."
  2. [S6668] 1881, Scottish Census, "Jessie Bruce, grand daughter, unmarried, female, age 18, born in Portknockie, Banff, general housework, resident at 77 Portknockie."
  3. [S935] Alexander Pirie to Jessie Ann Bruce, Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1884, on the Eleventh day of January at Seafield Church. After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexr. Pirie, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 21, usual residence Portknockie, parents David Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Janet Pirie M.S. Mair. Jessie Ann Bruce, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents Robert Bruce Farm-Servant (Deceased), Ann Baillie. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. John Pirie Witness. James Pirie Witness. Registered 1884 January 11th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  5. [S4066] William Pirie "Skipper" to Jessie Ann Pirie née Bruce, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1889, on the Eighth day of July at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Pirie "Skipper", His X Mark, John Pirie "Skipper" Witness, William Wood Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), 32 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: George Pirie "Skipper", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Jessie Pirie M.S. Wood "Reid". Jessie Pirie, (Widow), 27 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: Robert Bruce, Farm-Servant (Deceased), Mother: Ann Baillie. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. John Pirie "Skipper" Witness. William Wood Witness. Registered: 1889, July 9th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S5709] 1891, Scottish Census, "Jessie A Bruce or Pirie, grand (crossed out) daughter, married, female, age 29, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherwoman, employed, resident at 77 East St, Portknockie."
  7. [S4065] Jane Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jane Pirie, 1896, May Ninth 10h 30m P.M. at 77 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: William Pirie Fisherman. Mother: Jessie Ann Pirie M.S. Bruce, married 1889 July 8th in Seafield. Informant: Jessie Ann Pirie, Mother. Registered: 1896, June 2nd at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre Registrar."
  8. [S5307] 1901, Scottish Census, "Jessie A Pirie, wife, married, female, age 38, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 77 Portknockie."
  9. [S6957] 1911, Scottish Census, "Jessie Ann Pirie, wife, female, age 48, married, duration of marriage 21 years, children born alive 7, children still living 4, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 77 Portknockie."
  10. [S4085] Jessie Ann Pirie née Bruce, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Ann Pirie, (Married to William Pirie "Skipper", Fisherman), died 1922, June Second 4h P.M. at 13 Reidhaven St., Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 59 years. Father: Robert Bruce, Farm Servant (Deceased), Mother: Ann Bruce M.S. Baillie. Cause of death: Senile Decay, as cert. by I.A. Simpson Emdie(?) M.B.CH.B. Informant: David Pirie, Son (Present). Registered: 1922, June 3d at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."