Helen Pirie

F, #5505, b. circa 1849, d. 8 August 1909
     Helen Pirie was born circa 1849 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. She was the daughter of William Pirie and Ann Pirie. Her family was known by the tee-name of "Coull". Her family was known by the bye-name of "Willackie".
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1851 census at 24 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Ann Pirie, head; James Pirie, son; Ann Pirie, daughter; Mary Pirie, daughter; William Pirie, son; Helen Pirie, daughter.1

She was listed as head of household's daughter 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

She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1871 census at 60 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: William Pirie, head; Anne Pirie, wife; Helen Pirie, daughter.3
She married Alexander Goodbrand at Free Church, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 19 November 1875.4,5,6 As of 19 November 1875, her married name was Helen Goodbrand.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1881 census at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander Goodbrand, head; Hellen Goodbrand, wife; Margaret Ann Goodbrand, daughter; Hellen Goodbrand, daughter; Anne Pirie, mother-in-law; Grace Kennedy (sic), servant.7

She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at New Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexr Goodbrand, head; Helen Goodbrand, wife; William Goodbrand, son; Margaret A Goodbrand, daughter; Hellen Goodbrand, daughter; Alexander Goodbrand, son; Catherine Goodbrand, daughter; Isabella Goodbrand, daughter; George Goodbrand, son; James Goodbrand, son.8
Helen died on 8 August 1909 at 112 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.9,6

Children of Helen Pirie and Alexander Goodbrand

Citations

  1. [S4294] 1851, Scottish Census, "Helen Pirie, daughter, female, age 2, born in Banffshire, Portknockie."
  2. [S5297] 1861, Scottish Census, "Hellen Pirrie, daughter, female, age 11, born in Banffshire, Rathven (Originally: Banffshire - Portknockie), resident at 60 Portknockie."
  3. [S5771] 1871, Scottish Census, "Helen Pirie, daughter, unmarried, female, age 20, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident at 60 Portknockie."
  4. [S4287] Alexander Goodbrand to Helen Pirie, Marriage entry, "1875 on the Nineteenth day of November at Free Church of Portknockie. After Banns according to the Forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Alex Goodbrand, Fish Curer (Bachelor), age 26, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Goodbrand Fish Curer and Margaret Goodbrand M.S. Mair (Deceased). Hellen Pirie, Fisherman's Daughter (Spinster), age 25, usual residence Portknockie, parents William Pirie Fisherman and Anne Pirie M.S. Pirie. Findlay M. Harper, Minister Free Church, Portknockie. Joseph Mair Witness. Wm. Goodbrand Witness. Registered 1875 November 22d at Manse of Seafield, Thomas Fraser Registrar."
  5. [S4283] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, “Alex Goodbrand, male. Spouse: Hellen Pirie. Marriage: 19 NOV 1875 Seafield, Banff, Scotland”.
  6. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  7. [S5372] 1881, Scottish Census, "Hellen Goodbrand, wife, married, female, age 31, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, resident in Portknockie."
  8. [S5371] 1891, Scottish Census, "Helen Goodbrand, wife, married, female, age 41, born in Banffshire, fishcurer's wife, resident at New Street, Portknockie."
  9. [S4285] Helen Goodbrand née Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Goodbrand (Widow of Alexander Goodbrand, Fishcurer), died 1909, August Eighth 3h 0m P.M. at 112 Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 60 years, Father: William Pirie Fisherman (Deceased), Mother: Annie Pirie M.S. Pirie (Deceased), Cause of death: Influenza, 10 Days, As Cert. by J. Geddes Pirie M.B.C.M., Informant: Alexander Goodbrand, Son, Registered: 1909, August 9th at Seafield Manse, James McIntyre Registrar."