Jane Pirie

F, #4750, b. 23 April 1842, d. 16 September 1907
     Jane Pirie was born on 23 April 1842 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of John Pirie and Jane Smith. Jane Pirie was baptized on 8 May 1842 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at 21 Peterhythe, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: John Pirie, head; Jane Pirie, wife; John Pirie, son; Jane Pirie, daughter; James Pirie, son; William Pirie, son; Ann Pirie, daughter; Elisabeth Pirie, daughter; John Findlay, lodger; Janet Findlay, lodger; Robert Findlay, lodger.3
She married William Smith at Portessie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 October 1863.4,5 As of 9 October 1863, her married name was Jane Smith. Jane died on 16 September 1907 at Portessie, Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 65.5

Children of Jane Pirie and William Smith


  1. [S4090] Jane Pirie, Entry in the Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Parish of Cullen, 1842, "Pirie 8th May 1842. John Pirie Whitefisher Portknockie had a child by his wife Jane Smith born on the 23d Ulto. & baptized this day named Jane; Witnesses William Pirie & Janet Smith."
  2. [S3746] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Jane Pirie, female. Birth: 23 APR 1842. Christening: 08 MAY 1842 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Pirie. Mother: Jane Smith."
  3. [S8284] 1861, Scottish Census, "Jane Pirie, daughter, female, age 18, born in Banffshire, Rathven, general servant, resident at 21 Peterhythe."
  4. [S4376] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "William Smith, male. Spouse: Jane Pirie. Marriage: 09 OCT 1863, Rathven, Banff, Scotland."
  5. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.