Alexander Pirie

M, #2901, b. 20 January 1869
     Alexander Pirie "Skipper" was born on 20 January 1869 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of George Pirie and Janet Wood. His family was known by the tee-name of "Skipper".
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1871 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: George Pirie, head; Janet Pirie, wife; William Pirie, son; John Pirie, son; Alex Pirie, son.2

He was listed as head of household's son in the 1881 census at 187 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jessie Wood Pirie, head; William Pirie, son; John Pirie, son; Alexander Pirie, son; David Pirie, nephew.3
Alexander Pirie was a fisherman and fishcurer.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1891 census at Church Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Jessie Wood, head; Alex Pirie, son.4
He married Mary Jane Innes at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 9 December 1892.5
He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at 306 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alex Pirie, head; Mary Jane Innes (sic), wife; George Innes (sic), son; James Innes (sic), son; Alex Innes (sic), son.6
He was the informant for, and present at, Janet Wood's death at 306 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 March 1910.7
He was listed as head of household in the 1911 census at 306 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Pirie, head; Mary Jane Pirie, wife; George Pirie, son; James Pirie, son; Alex Pirie, son; George Pirie, nephew.8,9

Children of Alexander Pirie and Mary Jane Innes

Citations

  1. [S2249] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "Alexander Pirie, male. Birth: 20 JAN 1869 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Pirie. Mother: Janet Wood."
  2. [S5310] 1871, Scottish Census, "Alex Pirie, son, unmarried, male, age 2, born in Rathven, Banffshire, resident in Portknockie."
  3. [S5311] 1881, Scottish Census, "Alexander Pirie, son, male, age 12, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 187 Portknockie."
  4. [S5308] 1891, Scottish Census, "Alex Pirie, son, unmarried, male, age 21, born in Rathven, Banffshire, fisherman, resident in Church Street, Portknockie."
  5. [S2939] Alexander Pirie to Mary Jane Innes, Marriage entry, "1892 on the Ninth day of December at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Alexr. Pirie, Fisherman (Bachelor), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents George Pirie "Skipper" Fisherman (Deceased) and Jessie Pirie M.S. Wood "Reid". Mary Jane Innes, Fishergirl (Spinster), age 20, usual residence Portknockie, parents James Innes Fisherman and Jane Innes M.S. Donaldson (Deceased). Peter Brown, Free Church Minister. George Bruce Witness. Joseph Mair Witness. Registered 1892 December 10th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  6. [S5234] 1901, Scottish Census, "Alex Pirie, head, married, male, age 20 (sic), born in Portknockie, Banffshire, fisherman, resident at 306 Portknockie."
  7. [S7531] Jessie (Janet) Pirie née Wood, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Jessie Pirie, Pensioner (Widow of George Pirie, Fisherman), died 1910, March Fifth 10h 40m A.M. at 306 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 76 years, Father: James Wood Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Margaret Wood M.S. Mair (Deceased), Cause of death: Influenza, Heart Failure, as Cert. by T. MacHardy M.B.C.M., Informant: Alexr Pirie Skipper, Son (Present), Registered: 1910, March 5th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  8. [S4175] 1911, Scottish Census, "Alexander Pirie, head, male, age 42, married, fisherman, born in Banffshire Portknockie, resident at 306 Portknockie, 3 rooms with one or more windows, 6 persons in house."
  9. [S772] Robert Mair, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Robert Mair of Durham, England.