M, #35, b. 25 April 1782
Alexander was born at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 April 1782.1 He was baptized on 26 April 1782 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Pirie and Isobel Sclater. His family was known by the tee-name of "Buxer".
- [S144] Alexander Pirie, OPR Baptism entry, "Pirie 1782, Ap: 26, William Pirie in Portknockies had a child by his wife Isobel Sclater born upon the 25th and Baptised this day named Alexander. Witnefses Alexr Wood, Alexr Pirie, Elspet Bruce and Isobel Anderson."