David Pirie

M, #5276, b. circa 1897, d. 16 June 1984
     David Pirie was born circa 1897 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1 He was the son of William Pirie and Catherine Simpson. His family was known by the tee-name of "Coull".
He was listed as head of household's son 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.2
David Pirie was a fisherman.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1911 census at 79 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Catherine Pirie, head; Wm Pirie, son; Catherine Pirie, daughter; Mary Pirie, daughter; David Pirie, son; Annie Pirie, daughter; James Pirie, son.3
He married Jessie Campbell Flett at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 5 September 1924.1 David died on 16 June 1984.4 He was buried after 16 June 1984 at Hillhead Cemetery, Portknockie, Moray, Scotland.4

Child of David Pirie and Jessie Campbell Flett

Citations

  1. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  2. [S5294] 1901, Scottish Census, "David Pirie, son, male, age 6, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, scholar, resident at 79 Portknockie."
  3. [S6960] 1911, Scottish Census, "David Pirie, son, male, age 15, single, fisherman in fishing industry, worker, born in Banff, Portknockie, resident at 79 Portknockie."
  4. [S4674] Jessie C. Flett and Jimmy Pirie David Pirie, Monumental inscription, "In loving memory of our parents JESSIE C. FLETT who died 30th Sept. 1983 aged 84 years, DAVID PIRIE who died 16th June 1984 aged 88 years, and their son JIMMY who died in infancy."