Helen Pirie

F, #3760, b. 27 March 1873, d. 30 May 1930
     Helen Pirie "Skipper" was born on 27 March 1873 at Parish of Banff, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Pirie and Helen Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Skipper". She married John Wood at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 20 September 1895.2,3 As of 20 September 1895, her married name was Helen Wood. She married John Harper at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 30 November 1900.4 As of 30 November 1900, her married name was Helen Harper.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 146 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Harper, head; Hellen Harper, wife; John Harper, son; Mary J. Harper, daughter; Maggie A. Harper, daughter; Hellen Harper, daughter.5

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1911 census at 146 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Harper, head; Hellen Harper, wife; Maggie Ann Harper, daughter; Alexr Harper, son; William J. Harper, son; Elsie Harper, daughter; Isabella Mair, visitor.6
Helen died on 30 May 1930 at 19 Blantyre Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 57.7

Children of Helen Pirie and John Harper

Citations

  1. [S2995] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Helen Pirie, female. Birth: 27 MAR 1873 Banff, Banff, Scotland. Father: Alexander Pirie. Mother: Helen Mair."
  2. [S3012] John Wood to Helen Pirie, Marriage entry, "1895 on the Twentieth day of September at Seafield Church. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. John Wood, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Wood "Reid" Fisherman and Ann Wood M.S. Taylor. Helen Pirie, Domestic Servant (Spinster), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Pirie Fisherman and Helen Pirie M.S. Mair (Deceased). James McIntyre Minister of Seafield. Andrew Wood Witness. Alexander Falconer Witness. Registered 1895 September 21st at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  3. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  4. [S3082] John Harper to Helen Pirie, Marriage entry, "1900 on the Thirtieth day of November at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Disciples of Christ. John Harper, Fisherman (Widower), age 40, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Harper Cooper (Deceased) and Mary Harper (Deceased). Helen Pirie (Widow), age 27, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Pirie Fisherman and Helen Pirie M.S. Mair "Shanker" (Deceased). George Thomson. Francis Slater Witness. Joseph Mair Witness. Registered 1900 December 1st at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  5. [S8328] 1901, Scottish Census, "Hellen Harper, wife, married, female, age 28, born in Banffshire, Banff, resident at 146 Portknockie."
  6. [S8331] 1911, Scottish Census, "Hellen Harper, wife, female, age 37, married, duration of marriage 10 years, children born alive 3, children still living 3, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 146 Portknockie."
  7. [S3083] Helen Harper née Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Harper, Widow of John Harper, Fisherman, died 1930, May Thirtieth 4h 0m P.M. at 19 Blantyre Place, Portknockie, Female, 57 years. Father: Alexander Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Pirie M.S. Mair (Deceased). Cause of death: Carcinoma of Transverse Colon and Adherent to Liver, as cert. by Alexr. T. Paterson M.B. Ch.B. Buckie. Informant: William J. Harper, Son (Present). Registered: 1930, May 31st at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds, Registrar."