George Pirie

M, #7076, b. July 1821, d. 23 November 1857
     George Pirie was born in July 1821 at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of George Pirie and Helen Thain. George Pirie was baptized on 18 July 1821 at Parish of Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.1 His family was known by the tee-name of "Dodle". He was a fisherman. He was the skipper of the fishing boat 'Vigilant.' He married Margaret Mair at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 27 June 1854.2 He was the informant for, and present at, George Pirie's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 March 1856.3,4 He was the informant for, and present at, John Pirie's birth at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 18 March 1856.5,6 He was the informant for, and present at, George Pirie's death at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 24 March 1856.7 George died on 23 November 1857 at sea, off Scar Nose, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 36. He perished with the Portknockie fishing boat 'Vigilant' off Scar Nose, Portknockie during a storm. The entire crew were lost. They were George Pirie "Dodle" (skipper), John Wood "Deacon", James Mair "Bids", John Mair "Bids", James Mair "Pundlar", John Mair, John Innes, William Mair "Howdie", William Wood "Post".8,2 He was buried after 8 December 1857 at Cullen Old Kirkyard, Old Church Road, Cullen, Banffshire, Scotland.8

Children of George Pirie and Margaret Mair

Citations

  1. [S5863] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "George Pirie, male. Birth: JUL 1821. Christening: 18 JUL 1821 Cullen, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Pirie. Mother: Helen Thain."
  2. [S1054] Dr Guy D Sutherland-Barnicoat, Neil Pirie, Information kindly supplied by Dr Guy Barnicoat of Commerce Township, Michigan, USA.
  3. [S1280] George Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "George Pirie, 1856, March Eighteenth 11h 40m P.M. at Portknockie, District of Seafield, Male. Father: George Pirie, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Pirie Maiden Name Mair. Informant: George Pirie, father, present. Registered: 1856, March 21st at Portknockie, Alexander Fraser, Registrar."
  4. [S1213] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "George Pirie, male. Birth: 18 MAR 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Pirie. Mother: Margaret Mair."
  5. [S1279] John Pirie, Register of Births in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "John Pirie, 1856, March Eighteenth 11h 30m P.M. at Portknockie, District of Seafield, Male. Father: George Pirie, Fisherman. Mother: Margaret Pirie Maiden Name Mair. Informant: George Pirie, father, present. Registered: 1856, March 21st at Portknockie, Alexander Fraser, Registrar."
  6. [S1278] LDS Church, International Genealogical Index, "John Pirie, male. Birth: 18 MAR 1856 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: George Pirie. Mother: Margaret Mair."
  7. [S5867] George Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Pirie George, Single, died 1856, March Twenty fourth 8h 0m A.M. at Portknockie, District of Seafield, Male, 7 days, Father: George Pirie Fisherman, Mother: Margaret Pirie Maiden Name Mair, Cause of death: Supposed Weaknefs from birth, No Regular Medical Attendant, Burial: Old Churchyard, Cullen, as certified by Alex. Anderson, Sexton, Informant: George Pirie, Father, Present, Registered: 1856, March 30th at Portknockie, Alexander Fraser Registrar."
  8. [S5869] George Pirie, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Pirie George Fisherman (Married), died 1857, November Twenty-third, supposed about 4h P.M. At Sea, Residence Portknockie, Male, 36 years, Father: George Pirie Fisherman Deceased, Mother: Hellen Pirie Maiden Name Thain (Deceased), Cause of death: Drowned, Burial place: Body not found at date of Registration (Body found) Decr. 8th 9h A.M. Old Churchyard Cullen, as certified by James Eddie Sexton, Informant: James Mair, Brother-in-law, 8 Portknockie, Registered: 1857, Decr. 5th at Portknockie, James Cumming Registrar."