James Pirie

M, #42, b. 1 May 1830, d. 13 March 1885
     James Pirie was born on 1 May 1830 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Pirie and Isabella Harper. James Pirie was baptized on 7 May 1830 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 fisherman. He married Catherine Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 June 1860.4,5 He was the informant for, and present at, John Pirie "Buxer"'s birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 12 June 1860.6,7,8
He was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 37 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirrie (sic), head; Caithren Pirrie (sic), wife; John Pirrie (sic), son.9
He was the informant for, and present at, James Pirie "Buxer"'s birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 10 January 1863.10,11,8 He was the informant for, and present at, Catherine-Ann Pirie's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 December 1870.12
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 37 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Catherine Pirie, wife; John Pirie, son; Isa Pirie, daughter; Alexander M Pirie, son.13

He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 48 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Cath Pirie, wife; Isabella Pirie, daughter; Alex M. Pirie, son; Cath A. Pirie, daughter.14
James died on 13 March 1885 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 54.15

Children of James Pirie and Catherine Mair

Citations

  1. [S153] James Pirie, OPR Baptism entry, "Pirie 1830, 7th May, John Pirie in Portknockie had a child by his wife Isabel Harper, born on the 1st inst. & baptised this day named James. Witnefses James Pirie and James Wood both there."
  2. [S457] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Pirie, male. Birth: 01 May 1830. Christening: 07 May 1830 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Pirie. Mother: Isabel Harper."
  3. [S35] 1841, Scottish Census, "James Pirie, male, age 10, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  4. [S1266] James Pirie to Catherine Mair, Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "On the Sixth day of June 1860, at Portknockie. Marriage (after Banns) was solemnized between us according to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Jas. Pirie, age 30, residence Portknockie, Fisherman (Bachelor), parents John Pirie Fisherman and Isabella Pirie Maiden Name Harper. Catherine Mair, Jas. Ledingham Witness, Alexr. Mair Witness, age 21, residence Portknockie, (Spinster), parents John Mair Fisherman and Janet Mair Maiden Name Mair. Jas. Ledingham Minr. Alexr. Mair Witness. John Falconer Witness. The above Marriage was Registered by me at Portknockie, on the 7th day of June, 1860. James Cumming Registrar."
  5. [S1225] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Jas. Pirie, male. Spouse: Catherine Mair. Marriage: 06 JUN 1860, Seafield, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S2194] John Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Pirie, 1860, June Twelfth 12h 30m P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: James Pirie, Fisherman. Mother: Catherine Pirie M. S. Mair. Informant: James Pirie, Father, present. Jas Cumming Registrar, Witness. Registered: 1860, June 19th at Portknockie, Jas Cumming Registrar."
  7. [S1221] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Pirie, male. Birth: 12 JUN 1860 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Pirie. Mother: Catherine Mair."
  8. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.
  9. [S1226] 1861, Scottish Census, "James Pirrie, head, male, age 29, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, whitefisher, resident at 37 Portknockie."
  10. [S3537] James Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "James Pirie, 1863, January Tenth 10h 30m P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Male. Father: James Pirie, Fisherman. Mother: Catherine Pirie M.S. Mair, married 1860 June in Portknockie. Informant: James Pirie, His X Mark, Father, present. Jas. Cumming Registrar, Witness. Registered: 1863, January 17th at Portknockie, Jas. Cumming, Registrar."
  11. [S1220] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "James Pirie, male. Birth: 10 JAN 1863 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Pirie. Mother: Catherine Mair."
  12. [S1228] Catherine-Ann Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Catherine-Ann Pirie (Single), died 1870, December Eighteenth 7h 30m P.M. at Portknockie (Rathven), Female, 6 years, Father: James Pirie "Buxer" Fisherman, Mother: Catherine Pirie M.S. Mair, Cause of death: Bowel Complaint, 8 days, No medical attendant, Informant: James Pirie "Buxer", Father, present, Jas. Cumming Registrar Witness, Registered: 1870, December 24th at Farskane, Jas. Cumming Registrar."
  13. [S1227] 1871, Scottish Census, "James Pirie, head, male, age 39, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisher, resident at 37 Portknockie."
  14. [S1260] 1881, Scottish Census, "James Pirie, head, male, age 48, born in Portknockie, Banff, fisherman, resident at 48 Portknockie."
  15. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.