Margaret Slater Pirie

F, #3919, b. circa 1847, d. 5 June 1932
     Margaret Slater Pirie was born circa 1847 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of James Pirie and Helen Sclater.
She was listed as head of household's daughter 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.1

She was listed as head of household's daughter 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, 13.2
She married Alexander Mair at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland, on 21 October 1870.3,4 As of 21 October 1870, her married name was Margaret Slater Mair.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1881 census at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Mair, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Jessie Mair, daughter; Hellen Mair, daughter.5

She was listed as head of household's wife 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

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 10 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Mair Brother, head; Margaret Mair, wife; Hellen Jane Mair, daughter; Margaret Mair, daughter; Alex Mair, son; Wm Geo Mair, son.7

The Buckie and District Directory for 1926 shows that Margaret Slater Pirie lived at 7 Patrol Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.8 Margaret died on 5 June 1932 at 7 Patrol Place, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9

Children of Margaret Slater Pirie and Alexander Mair

Citations

  1. [S3943] 1851, Scottish census, "Margret Pirie, daughter, female, age 4, born in Banffshire Portknockie, scholar, resident at 40 Portknockie."
  2. [S5389] 1861, Scottish Census, "Margret Pirrie, female, age 13, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S3114] Alexander Mair to Margaret Pirie, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1870, On the Twenty-first day of October at Seafield Church, After Banns, according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland. Alexander Mair, His X Mark, James Pirie Witness, William Mair Witness, Fisherman (Bachelor), 21 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: James Mair, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Janet Mair M.S. Gault (Deceased). Margt. Pirie, Her X Mark, James Pirie Witness, William Mair Witness, (Spinster), 20 years, Usual Residence: Portknockie, Father: James Pirie, Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Pirie M.S Slater (Deceased). Charles Gordon, Minister of Seafield. William Mair Witness. James Pirie Witness. Registered: 1870, October 24th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  4. [S3102] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Mair, male. Spouse: Margt. Pirie. Marriage: 21 OCT 1870, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  5. [S8273] 1881, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, wife, married, female, age 31, born in Portknockie, Banff, resident at 10 Portknockie."
  6. [S5531] 1891, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair "Brother", wife, married, female, age 40, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident at Church Street, Portknockie."
  7. [S4012] 1901, Scottish Census, "Margaret Mair, wife, married, female, age 50, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman's wife, resident at 10 Portknockie."
  8. [S727] Buckie and District Directory, 1926, page 76: PORTKNOCKIE, "Mair, Mrs A., 7 Patrol Place", page 112: PORTKNOCKIE, PATROL PLACE, "7, Mrs Alex. Mair, widow."
  9. [S3118] Margaret Slater Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Slater Mair, Widow of Alexander Mair Fisherman, died 1932, June Fifth 4h 0m P.M. at 7 Patrol Place, Portknockie, Female, 81 years. Father: James Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Helen Pirie M.S. Slater (Deceased). Cause of death: Cerebral Degeneration, as cert. by T. MacHardy M.B., C.M, Cullen. Informant: Alexander Mair, Son, 2 Haig Street, Portknockie. Registered: 1932, June 6th at Manse of Seafield, John Taulds, Registrar."