Jean Pirie

F, #7994, b. circa 1852
     Jean Pirie was born circa 1852 at Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of James Pirie and Helen McIntosh.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1861 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, 38; Hellen Pirie, 44; Margaret Pirie, 15; James Pirie, 13; Jean Pirie, 9; George Pirie, 5.1
Her family was known by the tee-name of Jane. She married James Nicol at Gardenstown, Banffshire, Scotland, on 11 October 1877.2 As of 11 October 1877, her married name was Jane Nicol.
She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 12 St. Catherine Street, Banff, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jane Nicol, wife/head; Susan Nicol, daughter; Caroline EC McDonald, servant.3

Child of Jean Pirie and James Nicol


  1. [S6707] 1861, Scottish Census, "Jean Pirie, female, age 9, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman's daughter scholar, resident in Portknockie."
  2. [S8267] James Nicol to Jean/Jane Pirie, Marriage entry, "1877 on the eleventh day of October at Gardenstown in the Parish of Gamrie. After Banns, according to the forms of the Established Church of Scotland. James Nicol, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 33, usual residence Gardenstown, parents William Nicol Fisherman (deceased) and Susan Nicol M.S. West. Jane Pirie, Her X Mark, James Falconer Witness, George Watt Witness, (Spinster), age 25, usual residence Scotstown, Banff, parents James Pirie Fisherman (deceased) and Helen Pirie M.S. McIntosh. Patrick I. Clark, Minister of Gamrie. William Nicol Witness. Joseph Scott Witness. Registered 1877 October 12th at Gamrie, David Chalmers Registrar."
  3. [S8268] 1881, Scottish Census, "Jane Nicol, wife(head), married, female, age 28, born in Portsoy, Banff, fisherman's wife, resident at 12 St Catherine St S."