William Pirie

M, #2655, b. 13 July 1860, d. circa 1920
     William Pirie was born on 13 July 1860 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of James Pirie and Margaret McKay. His family was known by the tee-name of "Coull".
He was listed as head of household's grandson in the 1861 census at 60 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Pirrie, head; Ann Pirrie, wife; James Pirrie, son; Margret Pirrie, daughter-in-law; Mary Pirrie, daughter; William Pirrie, son; Hellen Pirrie, daughter; Wiliam Pirrie, grandson.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at 60 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Margaret Pirie, wife; William Pirie, son; James Pirie, son; Mary Ann Pirie, daughter; Grace Pirie, daughter; Margt Pirie, daughter.3
William Pirie was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 80 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: James Pirie, head; Margaret Pirie, wife; William Pirie, son; James Pirie, son; Mary A Pirie, daughter; Grace Pirie, daughter; Maggie Pirie, daughter; Jane Pirie, daughter; David Pirie, son; John Pirie, son.4
He married Catherine Simpson at Seafield Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 24 September 1886.5,6
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 79 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Pirie, head; Catherine Pirie, wife; William Pirie, son; Catherine Pirie, daughter; Mary Pirie, daughter; David Pirie, son; Annie Pirie, daughter; James Pirie, son.7
William died circa 1920 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.6

Children of William Pirie and Catherine Simpson

Citations

  1. [S1973] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "William Pirie, male. Birth: 13 JUL 1860 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: James Pirie. Mother: Margaret MacKay."
  2. [S5297] 1861, Scottish Census, "Wiliam Pirrie, grandson, male, age 2 months, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), resident at 60 Portknockie."
  3. [S5296] 1871, Scottish Census, "William Pirie, son, male, age 12, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 60 Portknockie."
  4. [S5295] 1881, Scottish Census, "William Pirie, son, unmarried, male, age 20, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 80 Portknockie."
  5. [S5055] William Pirie to Catharine Simpson, Statutory Register of Marriages in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "1886, on the Twenty Fourth day of September at Seafield Church, After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. William Pirie, Fisherman (Bachelor), 26 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: James Pirie "Coull", Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Pirie M.S. MacKay. Catharine Simpson, Fishergirl (Spinster), 23 years, resident at Portknockie, Father: Alexander Simpson, Fisherman, Mother: Catharine Simpson M.S McIntosh. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. Alex. Simpson Witness. Maggie Simpson Witness. Registered: 1886, September 25th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  7. [S5294] 1901, Scottish Census, "William Pirie, head, married, male, age 40, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 79 Portknockie."