Alexander Wood

M, #527, b. 5 June 1778
     Alexander was born at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 June 1778.1,2 He was the son of George Wood and Jean Millar. Alexander Wood was baptized on 7 June 1778 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 His family was known by the tee-name of "King".3 He was a fisherman and crofter. He married Helen Pirie at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 April 1802.4,5
He was listed as head of household in the 1851 census at Slack Road, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Allexr Wood, head; Ann Wood, daughter; Isobela Wood, daughter.6

Children of Alexander Wood and Helen Pirie


  1. [S119] Alexander Wood, Baptism entry, "George Wood in Portknockies had a child by his wife Jean Millar born upon the 5. and Baptized this day name Alexander. Witnefses Al: Wood, Alexr Sclater, Jannet Wood & Margaret Wood."
  2. [S472] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Wood, male. Birth: 05 Jun 1778. Christening: 07 Jun 1778 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Wood. Mother: Jean Millar."
  3. [S50] Helen Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff,.
  4. [S571] Alexander Wood to Helen Pirie, OPR Marriage entry, "1802 Wood and Pirie April 18, Al: Wood & Helen Pirie both in Portknockie were matrimonially contracted in order to marriage & having consigned pledges & after proclamations & no objections offered were married April 25th."
  5. [S460] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Helen Pirie, female. Spouse: Al. Wood. Marriage: 25 APR 1802 Cullen, Banff, Scotland."
  6. [S5367] 1851, Scottish Census, "Allexr Wood, head, widower, male, age 74, born in Banffshire, fisher, resident in Slack Road."