Isabella Pirie

F, #1563, b. 23 December 1884, d. 20 March 1979
     Isabella Pirie was born on 23 December 1884 at 219 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Alexander Pirie and Jessie Cowie. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Buxer".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jessie Pirie, wife; Helen Pirie, daughter; Jessie Pirie, daughter; Maggie Pirie, daughter; Alexr Pirie, son; Wm Pirie, son; Isabella Pirie, daughter; Jane Pirie, daughter; Mary McCarter, grand child.4
Isabella Pirie was a dressmaker.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1901 census at 219 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Pirie, head; Jessie Pirie, wife; William Pirie, son; Isabella Pirie, daughter; Jane Pirie, daughter.5
She married John Ross at Established Church Hall, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 December 1908.6,3 As of 25 December 1908, her married name was Isabella Ross. Isabella died on 20 March 1979 at age 94.7 She was buried after 20 March 1979 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.7,8

Citations

  1. [S2110] Isabella Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Isabella Pirie, 1884, December Twenty-Third 10h 0m A.M. at 219 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: Alexander Pirie "Mason", Fisherman. Mother: Jessie Pirie M. S. Cowie, married 1869 April 10th (sic) in Buckie. Informant: Alex Pirie Mason, Father (Present). Registered: 1885, January 5th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S5423] 1891, Scottish Census, "Isabella Pirie, daughter, female, age 6, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  5. [S5227] 1901, Scottish Census, "Isabella Pirie, daughter, single, female, age 16, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, dressmaker, resident at 219 Portknockie."
  6. [S2111] John Ross to Isabella Pirie, Statutory Register of Marriages, "1908, on the Twenty fifth day of December at Established Church Hall, Cullen. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Ross, Fisherman (Bachelor), 27 years, resident at 100 Seatown, Cullen, Father: John Ross, Fisherman, Mother: Jane Ross M.S. Hay. Isabella Pirie, Domestic Servant (Spinster), 23 years, resident at 219 Portknockie, Father: Alexander Pirie, Fisherman, Mother: Jessie Pirie M.S Cowie. Wm. G. G. McLean, Minister of Cullen. Maggie Ross Witness. James Ross Witness. Registered: 1908, December 28th at Cullen, John G. Dunbar Registrar."
  7. [S2620] Isabella Ross née Pirie, Monumental inscription, “Erected in memory of our dear father John Ross (Cullen), husband of ISABELLA PIRIE, who died 4th September 1949 aged 67 years. Also the above ISABELLA PIRIE, who died 20th March 1979 aged 94 years. Asleep through Jesus.”.
  8. [S2623] Isabella Ross née Pirie, Gravestone inscription data, "NM152986, Isabella Ross (née Pirie), c.1885 to 20 MAR 1979. Date of Birth : c.1885. Spouse's Name : John Ross Cullen. Headstone Ref : H251. Date of Death : 20 MAR 1979."