George Pirie

M, #41, b. 2 December 1827, d. 27 March 1906
     George Pirie was born on 2 December 1827 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Pirie and Isabella Harper. George Pirie was baptized on 19 December 1827 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 His family was known by the tee-name of "Buxer".
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Pirie, 20; Isobel Pirie, 40; William Pirie, 15; George Pirie, 12; James Pirie, 10; David Pirie, 5; Isobel Pirie, 1.3
He was a whitefisher and fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Isobela Pirie, wife/head; George Pirie, son; David Pirie, son; Isobela Pirie, daughter; Ann Pirie, daughter.4
He married Margaret Mair at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 30 October 1852.5,6
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Pirrie, 34; Margret Pirrie, 32; Jessie Pirrie, 7; Caithren An Pirrie, 1.7

He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 101 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Pirie "Buxer", head; Margt Pirie "Buxer", wife; Isabella Pirie "Buxer", daughter; Cath Ann Pirie "Buxer", daughter; Margt Pirie "Buxer", daughter; George Pirie "Buxer", son; Hellen Pirie "Buxer", daughter.8

He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 130 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Pirie, head; Margaret Pirie, wife; Catherine A Pirie, daughter; Maggie Pirie, daughter; George Pirie, son; Hellen Pirie, daughter.9
He was the informant for Margaret Mair's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 16 March 1885.10 He married Janet Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 July 1885.11
He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 130 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Pirie "Buxer", head; George Pirie "Buxer", son; Hellen Pirie "Buxer", daughter; John Mair Slater, relative.12

He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 130 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Pirie, head; Hellen Pirie, daughter.13
George died on 27 March 1906 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 78.14

Children of George Pirie and Margaret Mair

Citations

  1. [S152] George Pirie, OPR Baptism entry, "Pirie 1827, 19 Dec, John Pirie in Portknockie had a child by his wife Isobel Harper born the 2nd Inst & Baptized this day named George. Witnefses George Pirie and George Wood both in Portknockie."
  2. [S455] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Pirie, male. Birth: 02 Dec 1827. Christening: 19 Dec 1827 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Pirie. Mother: Isobel Harper."
  3. [S35] 1841, Scottish Census, "George Pirie, male, age 12, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S33] 1851, Scottish Census, "George Pirie, son, unmarried, male, age 23, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisher."
  5. [S1195] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Pirie, male. Spouse: Margaret Mair. Marriage: 30 OCT 1852, Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  7. [S5410] 1861, Scottish Census, "George Pirrie, married, male, age 34, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at Portknockie."
  8. [S5409] 1871, Scottish Census, "George Pirie "Buxer", head, married, male, age 44, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 101 Portknockie."
  9. [S796] 1881, Scottish Census, "George Pirie, head, married, male, age 52, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 130 Portknockie."
  10. [S5413] Margaret Mair, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Mair (Single), died 1885, March Sixteenth 10h 30m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 14 years, Father: Francis Mair "Slater" Fisherman, Mother: Ann Mair M.S. Flett, Cause of death: Phthisis Pulmonalis, 8 months, as Cert. by S. Clark, M.D.C.M., Informant: George Pirie, Uncle-in-law, 130 Portknockie, Registered: 1885, March 16th At Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  11. [S793] George Pirie to Janet Pirie née Wood, Marriage entry, "1885 on the Sixth day of July at Portknockie. After Banns according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. George Pirie, Fisherman (Widower), age 58, usual residence Portknockie, parents John Pirie Fisherman (Deceased) and Isabella Pirie M.S. Harper (Deceased). Janet Pirie (sic) (Widow), age 50, usual residence Portknockie, parents James Wood, Boat Carpenter (Deceased) and Margaret Wood M.S. Mair "Shavie" (Deceased). James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. John Innes Witness. Catharine Innes Witness. Registered 1885 July 6th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  12. [S797] 1891, Scottish Census, "George Pirie "Buxer", head, widower, male, age 63, born in Banffshire, Portknockie, fisherman, resident at 130 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  13. [S798] 1901, Scottish Census, "George Pirie, head, widower, male, age 74, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, on own account, resident at 130 Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  14. [S794] George Pirie "Buxer", Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Pirie "Buxer", Fisherman (Widower of Margaret Slater)(sic), died 1906, March Twenty Seventh 10h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Male, 79 years, Father: John Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Isabella Pirie M.S. Harper (Deceased), Cause of death: Bronchitis (3 days), as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M., Informant: Alexander Mair Pirie, Nephew, 309 Portknockie (Present), Registered: 1906, March 27th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."