Margaret Pirie

F, #1332, b. 22 November 1862, d. 20 April 1940
     Margaret Pirie was born on 22 November 1862 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of George Pirie and Margaret Mair. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Buxer".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 101 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Pirie "Buxer", head; Margt Pirie "Buxer", wife; Isabella Pirie "Buxer", daughter; Cath Ann Pirie "Buxer", daughter; Margt Pirie "Buxer", daughter; George Pirie "Buxer", son; Hellen Pirie "Buxer", daughter.2

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 130 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Pirie, head; Margaret Pirie, wife; Catherine A Pirie, daughter; Maggie Pirie, daughter; George Pirie, son; Hellen Pirie, daughter.3
She married William Wood at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 6 December 1889.4 As of 6 December 1889, her married name was Margaret Wood.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Wood "Doo", head; Maggie Wood "Doo", wife; Maggie Slater, wife.5

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1901 census at 281 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Wm Wood, head; Margaret Wood Pirie, wife; Elsie Wood, daughter; George Wood, son; John Wood, son.6
Margaret died on 20 April 1940 at 13 Seafield Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 77.7,8

Children of Margaret Pirie and William Wood

Citations

  1. [S1088] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Margaret Pirie, female. Birth: 22 NOV 1862 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Pirie. Mother: Margaret Mair."
  2. [S5409] 1871, Scottish Census, "Margt Pirie "Buxer", daughter, unmarried, female, age 8, born in Rathven, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 101 Portknockie."
  3. [S796] 1881, Scottish Census, "Maggie Pirie, daughter, unmarried, female, age 17, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, domestic servant, resident at 130 Portknockie."
  4. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  5. [S5436] 1891, Scottish Census, "Maggie Wood "Doo", wife, married, female, age 27, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident in Church Street, Portknockie."
  6. [S1269] 1901, Scottish Census, "Margaret Wood Pirie, wife, female, age 37, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman's wife, resident at 281 Portknockie."
  7. [S1108] Margaret Wood née Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Margaret Wood (Widow of William Wood Fisherman), died 1940, April Twentieth 4h 0m A.M. at 13, Seafield Street, Portknockie, Female, 77 years, Father: George Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Pirie M.S. Mair (Deceased), Cause of death: Cerebral Haemorrhage, as cert. by: J.C. Wood M.B. Ch.B., Informant: John Wood, son (Present), Registered: 1940, April 22nd at Portknockie, William Falconer Registrar."
  8. [S816] Lynda McHardy née Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Lynda McHardy of Aberdeen, Scotland."