James Pirie

M, #9269, b. circa 1778
     James Pirie was born circa 1778 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. He was a whitefisher and fisherman. Possibly James Pirie #8331. To be confirmed. He married Elspet Copland at Parish of Rathven, Banffshire, Scotland, on 30 January 1840.1
He was listed as head of 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.2

He was listed as head of household 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.3

Children of James Pirie and Elspet Copland

Citations

  1. [S8300] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "James Pirie, male. Spouse: Elspet Copland. Marriage: 30 JAN 1840, Rathven, Banff, Scotland."
  2. [S8305] 1841, Scottish Census, "James Pirie, male, age 60, born in county, fisherman, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S8306] 1851, Scottish census, "James Pirie, head, married, male, age 73, born in Banffshire Portknockie, whitefisher, resident at 97 Portknockie."