Joseph Pirie

M, #1854, b. 5 July 1856, d. 11 December 1914
     Joseph Pirie was born on 5 July 1856 at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of Alexander Pirie and Jean Buchan. His family was known by the tee-name of "Buxer".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1861 census at 221 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Pirie, head; Jean Pirie, wife; John Pirie, son; Joseph Pirie, son; Jean Pirie, daughter; Jessie Ann Pirie, daughter.2
He married Helen Wood at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 16 September 1885.3 Joseph died on 11 December 1914 at Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, at age 58.3


  1. [S1285] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Joseph Pirie, male. Birth: 05 JUL 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Pirie. Mother: Jane Buchan."
  2. [S1289] 1861, Scottish Census, "Joseph Pirie, son, male, age 4, born in Banffshire, Rathven, resident at 221 Portknockie."
  3. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.