James Pirie

M, #2656, b. 25 December 1862, d. 26 November 1935
     James Pirie was born on 25 December 1862 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Pirie and Margaret McKay. His family was known by the tee-name of "Coull".
He was listed as head of household's son 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
James Pirie was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son 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.4
He married Helen Sclater at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 14 December 1888.2
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 332 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Helen Pirie, wife.5
He was the informant for Grace Kennedy Pirie's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 30 April 1915.6 James died on 26 November 1935 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 72.2

Citations

  1. [S1974] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Pirie, male. Birth: 25 DEC 1862 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Pirie. Mother: Margaret MacKay."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S5296] 1871, Scottish Census, "James Pirie, son, male, age 10, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 60 Portknockie."
  4. [S5295] 1881, Scottish Census, "James Pirie, son, unmarried, male, age 18, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 80 Portknockie."
  5. [S6427] 1901, Scottish Census, "James Pirie, head, married, male, age 37, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 332 Portknockie."
  6. [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."