Elspet Copland

F, #9261, b. before 29 June 1802, d. 22 December 1891
     Elspet Copland was born before 29 June 1802 at Nethertown, Findochty, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was baptized on 29 June 1802 at Parish of Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland.2,1 She was the daughter of John Coupland and Mary Barcley. Elspet Copland was also known as Coupland. She married James Pirie at Parish of Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland, on 30 January 1840.3 As of 30 January 1840, her married name was Elspet Pirie.
She was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, 60; Elspet Pirie, 40; Isabella Duncan, 10; Mary Harper, 3; Helen Pirie, 6m.4

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1851 census at 97 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Elspet Pirie, wife; Helen Pirie, daughter; Mary Harper, wife's daughter; Alexander Wilson, lodger.5
Elspet Copland was a bread seller.
She was listed as head of household in the 1861 census at 131 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Elspet Pirrie (sic), head; Mary Harper, stepdaughter (sic); Helen Pirrie (sic), daughter; John Harper, grandson.6

She was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at 131 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Elspet Copland or Pirie, head; John Harper, grandson.7

She was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at 165 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Elspet Pirie, head; Hellen Pirie, daughter; John Pirie, grandson.8

She was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at 165 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Elspet Pirie, head; Nellie Pirie, daughter.9
Elspet died on 22 December 1891 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.10

Child of Elspet Copland and William Harper

Children of Elspet Copland and James Pirie

Citations

  1. [S8299] Elspet Copland, Baptism extracts, "29 JUNE 1802 JOHN COPLAND in Nethertown of Findochty had by his Wife HELEN BARCLY a Daughter baptized and named ELSPET. Witnesses John McCurrach and James McCurrach in Nethertown of Findochty. [Vol.1 p.207]"
  2. [S8298] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Elspet Copland, female. Christening: 29 JUN 1802 Rathven, Banff, Scotland. Father: John Copland. Mother: Helen Barcly."
  3. [S8300] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "James Pirie, male. Spouse: Elspet Copland. Marriage: 30 JAN 1840, Rathven, Banff, Scotland."
  4. [S8305] 1841, Scottish Census, "Elspet Pirie, female, age 40, born in county, resident in Portknockie."
  5. [S8306] 1851, Scottish census, "Elspet Pirie, wife, married, female, age 50, born in Banffshire Rathven, fisher's wife, resident at 97 Portknockie."
  6. [S8307] 1861, Scottish Census, "Elspet Pirrie (sic), head, widow, female, age 65, born in Banffshire, Rathven, fisherman's widow/bread seller, resident at 131 Portknockie."
  7. [S8308] 1871, Scottish Census, "Elspet Copland or Pirie, head, married (sic), female, age 69, born in Rathven, Banffshire, bread seller, resident at 131 Portknockie."
  8. [S8309] 1881, Scottish Census, "Elspet Pirie, head, widow, female, age 80, born in Buckie, Banff, annuitant (pauper), resident at 165 Portknockie."
  9. [S8310] 1891, Scottish census, "Elspet Pirie, head, widow, female, age 89, born in Banffshire, Rathven, annuitant, resident at (165) Portknockie, has 2 rooms with one or more windows."
  10. [S8286] Elspet Pirie née Copland, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Elspet Pirie, Pauper (Widow of James Pirie, Fisherman), died 1891, December Twenty Second 2h 45m P.M. at Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 90 years, Father: John Copeland Farmer (Deceased), Mother: Mary Copeland M.S. Smith (Deceased), Cause of death: Bronchitis chronic 2 years, as cert. by Chas. G. Bennet M.B. C.M., Informant: John Harper, Grandson, 269 Portknockie, Registered: 1891, December 23rd at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."