Margaret Pirie

F, #3775, b. 15 October 1803, d. 2 April 1863
     Margaret Pirie was born on 15 October 1803 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of John Pirie and Helen Wood. Margaret Pirie was baptized on 18 October 1803 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 Her family was known by the tee-name of "Skipper". She married William Smith. Her married name was Margaret Smith.
She was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Smith, 30; Margaret Smith, 35; Elisabeth Smith, 10; Ann Smith, 8; Arthur Smith, 6; William Smith, 4; John Smith, 2; Margaret Smith, 9m, Jessie Mair, 20.2

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1851 census at 75 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Smith, head; Margret Smith, wife; Ann Smith, daughter; Arthur Smith, son; John Smith, son; Margret Smith, daughter.3
Margaret died on 2 April 1863 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 59.4

Children of Margaret Pirie and William Smith


  1. [S3008] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Pirie, female. Birth: 15 OCT 1803. Christening: 18 OCT 1803 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Pirie. Mother: Helen Wood."
  2. [S3828] 1841, Scottish Census, "Margaret Smith, female, age 35, born in Banffshire, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S3825] 1851, Scottish Census, "Margret Smith, wife, married, female, age 48, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, tailor's wife."
  4. [S3823] Margaret Smith née Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Smith (married to William Smith, Clothier & Tailor), died 1863, April Second 4h P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female, 60 years, Father: John Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Pirie M.S. Wood (Deceased), Cause of death: Pneumonia, 10 days, As Cert. by James Wilson L.F.P.S.G, Informant: William Smith, Son, Present. Registered: 1863, April 3rd at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming Registrar."