M, #680, b. before 26 November 1691
William was born at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, before 26 November 1691. He was baptized on 26 November 1691 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Pirie and Margaret Runsie. Spellings of the surname of William Pirie include: 'Pyrie' at baptism, 'Peirie' at marriage, and 'Pierie', 'Piery', 'Peiry' and 'Pirie' at the baptisms of his children. He married Isabella Burges at Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland, on 1 June 1714.2
Children of William Pirie and Isabella Burges
- [S125] William Pyrie, Baptism entry, "Nov 26th George Pyrie in Portknockie had a child Baptifed called William witneffes Wm Hirdcay and Wm Sklatter."
- [S114] William Peirie to Isabella Burges, OPR Marriage entry, "Aprile 23d The said day William Peirie in Portknockies and Isobel Burges in Seatown of Cullen contracted marriage and confirmed pledges for orderly performance were proclaimed the forty (?) days & married June 1st."