Margaret Ann Pirie

F, #1868, b. 9 September 1876, d. 1960
     Margaret Ann Pirie was born on 9 September 1876 at Longate Street, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1,2 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 1881 census at 219 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jessie Cowie or Pirie, wife; Helen Pirie “Buxer”, daughter; Jessie Pirie “Buxer”, daughter; Mag. A. Pirie “Buxer”, daughter; Alexr Pirie “Buxer”, son; William Pirie “Buxer”, son.3

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
She married John Runcie at Zion Chapel, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 7 December 1900.5,6 As of 7 December 1900, her married name was Margaret Ann Runcie. Margaret Ann Pirie and John Runcie were divorced on 12 December 1914.7 She married John Donaldson at 35a Union Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on 3 December 1925.8,2 As of 3 December 1925, her married name was Margaret Ann Donaldson. Margaret Ann Pirie died in 1960 at Banff, Banffshire, Scotland.2

Citations

  1. [S2060] Margaret Ann Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Par of Birth: Peterhead, No. 421. Margaret Ann Pirrie, 1876, September Ninth 1h A.M. at Longate Street, Peterhead, Female. Father: Alexander Pirrie, Fisherman (Domicil Portknockie, Rathven). Mother: Jessie Pirrie M. S. Cowie, married 1864 April 29 (sic) in Buckie. Informant: Alexander Pirrie, Father, not present. Registered: 1876, September 11th at Peterhead, Alex. Robertson, Registrar. September 14th Transcribed At Manse of Seafield, Jno. Allan, Assistant Registrar."
  2. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  3. [S1307] 1881, Scottish Census, "Mag. A. Pirie "Buxer", daughter, unmarried, female, age 4, born in Aberdeen, Peterhead, fisherman's daughter, resident at 219 Portknockie."
  4. [S5423] 1891, Scottish Census, "Maggie Pirie, daughter, unmarried, female, age 14, born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, domestic, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  5. [S3052] John Runcie to Margaret Ann Pirie, Statutory Register of Marriages, "1900, on the Seventh day of December at Zion Chapel, Cullen. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Runcie, Fisherman (Bachelor), 24 years, resident at 74 Seatown, Cullen, Father: George Runcie, Fisherman, Mother: Jessie Runcie M.S. Hay. Margaret Ann Pirie, Domestic Servant (Spinster), 25 years, resident at 219 Portknockie, Parish of Seafield, Father: Alexander Pirie, Mason (Master), Mother: Jessie Pirie M.S Cowie. George M. Park. Elspet Hay Runcie Witness. William Cowie Witness. Registered: 1900, December 10th at Cullen, John G. Dunbar Registrar."
  6. [S3053] John Runcie and Margaret Ann Pirie, Register of Corrected Entries for the Burgh of Cullen in the County of Banff, "Register of Marriages for the Burgh of Cullen in the County of Banff for the year 1900. Entry No. 17.
    12th December 1914. - Decree of Divorce was pronounced by Lord Dewar, Ordinary, in an action at the instance of John Runcie, Fisherman, 74 Seatown, Cullen, against his wife Mrs Margaret Ann Pirie or Runcie, 219 Portknockie.
    The above insertion is made under the direction of the Registrar General, in terms of the 5th Section of the Act 18 Vict. C. 29. John G. Dunbar, Registrar. Cullen, 18th December 1914."
  7. [S3053] John Runcie and Margaret Ann Pirie, Register of Corrected Entries for the Burgh of Cullen in the County of Banff, "Register of Marriages for the Burgh of Cullen in the County of Banff for the year 1900. Entry No. 17.
    12th December 1914. - Decree of Divorce was pronounced by Lord Dewar, Ordinary, in an action at the instance of John Runcie, Fisherman, 74 Seatown, Cullen, against his wife Mrs Margaret Ann Pirie or Runcie, 219 Portknockie.
    The above insertion is made under the direction of the Registrar General, in terms of the 5th Section of the Act 18 Vict. C. 29. John G. Dunbar, Registrar. Cullen, 18th December 1914."
  8. [S2075] John Donaldson to Margaret Ann Pirie, Marriage entry, "1925, on the Third day of December at 35a Union Street, Aberdeen. By declaration in the presence of William Brand, 16 Fraser Street, Aberdeen and Adam Lawson Adams, 2 Gilcomston Place, Aberdeen. John Donaldson, Fisherman (Widower), 62 years, usual residence 1 Blantyre Place, Portknockie, Father: George Donaldson, Fisherman (Dec), Mother: Mary Ann Donaldson M.S. Runcie (Dec). Margaret Ann Pirrie, Fishworker (Spinster), 49 years, usual residence 15 Harbour Place, Portknockie, Father: Alexander Pirrie, Fisherman (Dec), Mother: Jessie Pirrie M.S Cowie. Warrant of Sheriff Substitute of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff dated 3rd December 1925. Registered 1925 December 4th at Aberdeen. Alex Benzie, Assistant Registrar."