Grace Kennedy Pirie

F, #2650, b. 15 January 1869, d. 30 April 1915
     Grace Kennedy Pirie was born on 15 January 1869 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of James Pirie and Margaret McKay. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Coull".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 60 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Margaret Pirie, wife; William Pirie, son; James Pirie, son; Mary Ann Pirie, daughter; Grace Pirie, daughter; Margt Pirie, daughter.3

She was listed as a servant in the head of household's house in the 1881 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Goodbrand, head; Hellen Goodbrand, wife; Margaret Ann Goodbrand, daughter; Hellen Goodbrand, daughter; Anne Pirie, mother-in-law; Grace Kennedy (sic), servant.4

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 80 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Margaret Pirie, wife; William Pirie, son; James Pirie, son; Mary A Pirie, daughter; Grace Pirie, daughter; Maggie Pirie, daughter; Jane Pirie, daughter; David Pirie, son; John Pirie, son.5
She married William Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 September 1889.6,7 As of 20 September 1889, her married name was Grace Kennedy Wood.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at East Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Grace Pirie or Wood, wife; George Wood, son; Isabella Wood, daughter; Ann Pirie, grand mother.8
She was the informant for Helen Pirie Wood's birth at 79 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 23 July 1895.9,7
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 43 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Wood, head; Grace Wood, wife; George Wood, son; Isabella Wood, daughter; Maggie Wood, daughter; ? Wood (sic), daughter.10
Grace died on 30 April 1915 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 46.11

Children of Grace Kennedy Pirie and William Wood

Citations

  1. [S1985] Grace Kennedy Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Grace Kennidy Pirie, 1869, January Fifteenth 5h A.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female. Father: James Pirie "Wiliky", Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Pirie M. S. Mackay, married 1859 Nov. in Portknockie. Informant: James Pirie Wiliky, Father (Present). Registered: 1869, February 3rd at Farskane, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  2. [S1977] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Grace Kennidy Pirie, female. Birth: 15 JAN 1869 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Pirie. Mother: Margaret MacKay."
  3. [S5296] 1871, Scottish Census, "Grace Pirie, daughter, female, age 2, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 60 Portknockie."
  4. [S5372] 1881, Scottish Census, "Grace Kennedy (sic), servant, unmarried, female, age 12, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, general domestic servant, resident in Portknockie."
  5. [S5295] 1881, Scottish Census, "Grace Pirie, daughter, unmarried, female, age 13, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 80 Portknockie."
  6. [S1970] William Wood "Park" to Grace Pirie "Coull", Statutory Register of Marriages, "1889, on the Twentieth day of September at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. William Wood, George Wood Witness, William Pirie Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), 25 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: George Wood "Park", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Wood M.S. Gifford. Grace Pirie, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), 20 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: James Pirie "Coull", Fisherman, Mother: Mary (sic) Pirie M.S McKay. Peter Brown, Free Church Minister. Elsie Mair Witness. Maggie Pirie Witness. Registered: 1889, September 25th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  7. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  8. [S5435] 1891, Scottish Census, "Grace Pirie or Wood, wife, married, female, age 21, born in Banffshire, fisherwoman, resident in East Street, Portknockie."
  9. [S2328] Helen Pirie Wood, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Pirie Wood, 1895, July Twenty Third 12h 30m A.M. at 79 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female. Father: William Wood "Park", Fisherman. Mother: Grace Wood M. S. Pirie, married 1889, September 20th in Seafield. Informant: Grace Wood, Mother, James McIntyre Registrar Witness. Registered: 1895, August 14th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre, Registrar."
  10. [S5434] 1901, Scottish Census, "Grace Wood, wife, married, female, age 31, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at 43 Portknockie."
  11. [S1982] Grace Wood née Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Grace Wood, (Married to William Wood "Park", Fisherman), died 1915, April Thirtieth 9h P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 46 years. Father: James Pirie "Coull", Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Pirie M.S. McKay. Cause of death: Acute Meningitis, 7 Days, as cert. by J Geddes Pirie M.B.C.M. Informant: James Pirie, Brother, 58 Portknockie. Registered: 1915, May 1st at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre, Registrar."