William Pirie

M, #2765, b. 7 November 1837
     William Pirie was born on 7 November 1837 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Pirie and Helen Sclater. William Pirie was baptized on 23 November 1837 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1
He was listed as head of household's son 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.2
He was a whitefisher and fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son 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, 13.3

He was listed as head of household's brother in the 1871 census at 39 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; William Pirie, brother.4

He was listed as head of household's brother-in-law in the 1881 census at 51 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Joseph Falconer, head; Cath Falconer, wife; Maggie Falconer, daughter; Ellen Falconer, daughter; Cath Falconer, daughter; John Falconer, son; James Pirie, brother-in-law; William Pirie, brother-in-law.5

He was listed as head of household's brother-in-law in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Mair "Brother", head; Margaret Mair "Brother", wife; Jessie Mair "Brother", daughter; Helen Jane Mair "Brother", daughter; Maggie Mair "Brother", daughter; Alex Mair "Brother", son; Wm Mair "Brother", son; Wm Pirie, brother-in-law.6

Citations

  1. [S2117] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Pirie, male. Birth: 07 NOV 1837. Christening: 23 NOV 1837 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Pirie. Mother: Helen Sclater."
  2. [S3943] 1851, Scottish census, "William Pirie, son, unmarried, male, age 11, born in Banffshire Portknockie, employed at home, resident at 40 Portknockie."
  3. [S5389] 1861, Scottish Census, "William Pirrie, unmarried, male, age 20, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S8275] 1871, Scottish Census, "William Pirie, brother, unmarried, male, age 28, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher, resident at 39 Portknockie."
  5. [S5419] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Pirie, brother-in-law, male, age 38, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 51 Portknockie."
  6. [S5531] 1891, Scottish Census, "Wm Pirie, brother-in-law, male, age 52, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."