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Early Origins of the Pirie family


The surname Pirie was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

Early History of the Pirie family


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Pirie Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Pirie, Pirry, Pire and others.

Early Notables of the Pirie family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Pirie family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pirie Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Pirie, aged 27, who landed in Missouri in 1841 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Margaret A. Pirie, aged 70, who landed in America, in 1897

Pirie Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Christina Pirie, aged 24, who landed in America from Liverpool, in 1904
  • Lily Pirie, aged 3, who emigrated to the United States from Liverpool, in 1904
  • Pirie, aged 27, who landed in America from Glasgow, in 1905
  • Alexander Pirie, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • Alexander Pirie, aged 66, who landed in America from Glasgow, Scotland, in 1907
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pirie Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Henry Pirie, aged 49, who settled in Dundas, Ontario Canada, in 1914
  • Margaret Pirie, aged 51, who settled in Hamilton, Canada, in 1914
  • Charles G. Pirie, aged 13, who settled in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, in 1919
  • Charles Pirie, aged 46, who emigrated to Montreal, Canada, in 1923
  • Ethel Pirie, aged 49, who settled in Montreal, Canada, in 1924

Pirie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


Contemporary Notables of the name Pirie (post 1700)


  • James Moir Pirie (1853-1934), American Major League Baseball shortstop
  • Robert B Pirie (1905-1990), Vice Admiral in the United States Navy
  • Duncan Vernon Pirie (1858-1931), Scottish Liberal politician
  • Jacqueline Pirie (b. 1975), Scottish actress
  • Peter J. Pirie (1916-1997), English musicologist and critic prominent in the music journalism of the mid-twentieth century
  • George Clark Pirie (1896-1980), British senior commander in the Royal Air Force
  • Julia Pirie (1918-2008), British spy
  • Frederick William Pirie (1893-1956), Canadian industrialist and political figure in New Brunswick
  • Robert Charles Pirie (b. 1916), champion Canadian swimmer from Toronto

Historic Events for the Pirie family



Halifax Explosion

  • Miss Sadie  Pirie (1910-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
  • Ms. Laura Pirie (1886-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
  • Mr. Walter  Pirie (1902-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

HMS Royal Oak

  • Roger P. Pirie, British Midshipman with the Royal Navy aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he survived the sinking [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Robinson Pirie, Canadian 1st Class Passenger from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking by escaping on a box then a collapsible [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
  • Mrs. Annie Pirie, Scottish 2nd Class passenger residing in Lynn, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
  • Miss Margaret Pirie, Scottish 2nd Class passenger residing in Lynn, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
  • Master Arthur Pirie, Scottish 2nd Class passenger residing in Lynn, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
  3. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html
  4. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 7) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/
  5. ^ Lusitania Passenger List - The Lusitania Resource. (Retrieved 2014, March 6) . Retrieved from http://www.rmslusitania.info/lusitania-passenger-list/

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