James Pirie

M, #2761, b. 21 April 1804, d. 4 May 1869
     James Pirie was born on 21 April 1804 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was baptized on 22 April 1804 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Pirie and Anne Smith. James Pirie was a whitefisher and fisherman. He married Helen Sclater at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 February 1831.3
He was listed as head of household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirrie, 36; Helen Pirrie, 36; James Pirrie, 10; George Pirrie, 8; John Pirrie, 6; Alexander Pirrie,1; Jannet Slatter, 20.4

He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at 40 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Helen Pirie, wife; James Pirie, son; George Pirie, son; John Pirie, son; William Pirie, son; Alexander Pirie, son; Catharine Pirie, daughter; Margret Pirie, daughter.5

He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirrie, 56; James Pirrie, 27; John Pirrie, 23; William Pirrie, 20; Caithren Pirrie, 16; Margret Pirrie, 13.6
James died on 4 May 1869 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 65.2

Children of James Pirie and Helen Sclater

Citations

  1. [S3731] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "James Pirie, male. Birth: 21 APR 1804. Christening: 22 APR 1804 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: Ja Pirie. Mother: Ann Smith."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S2113] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Pirie, male. Spouse: Helen Sclator. Marriage: 27 Feb 1831, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  4. [S5390] 1841, Scottish Census, "James Pirrie, male, age 36, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  5. [S3943] 1851, Scottish census, "James Pirie, head, married, male, age 40(?), born in Banffshire Portknockie, whitefisher, resident at 40 Portknockie."
  6. [S5389] 1861, Scottish Census, "James Pirrie, widower, male, age 56, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident in Portknockie."