M, #1995, b. 23 September 1875, d. 8 March 1880
John Pirie was born on 23 September 1875 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of John Pirie and Elizabeth Ritchie. His family was known by the tee-name of "Buxer". John died on 8 March 1880 at 219 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 4.2
- [S1429] John Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Pirie, 1875, September Twenty third 2h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield, Rathven, Male. Father: John Pirie "Buxer" (Fisherman). Mother: Elizabeth Pirie M. S. Ritchie, married 1874 October 5th in Seafield. Informant: John Pirie, Father (Present). Registered: 1875, October 9th at Seafield Manse, Thomas Fraser, Registrar."
- [S1428] John Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Pirie (Single), died 1880, March Eighth 4h 0m P.M. at 219 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 4 years. Father: John Pirie Fisherman, Mother: Elizabeth Pirie M.S. Ritchie. Cause of death: Acute Phthisis, 6 months, Exhaustion, as cert. by S. Clark M.D.C.M. Informant: John Pirie, Father (Present). Registered: 1880, March 8 at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."