George Birnie

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George Birnie

London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 30 Oct 1863 (aged 77)
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Burial Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Plot E32
Memorial ID 136426812 View Source
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Find A Grave contributor Don #47170130 provided this biography:
George Birnie (1786-1863) was part of the London mercantile firm of Alexander Birnie and Company which also operated the Waters & Birnie enterprise in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Birnie arrived on the Island in 1809 and the following year married Magdalen Stewart, daughter of John "Hellfire Jack" Stewart, owner of Mt. Stewart in Lot 37 for whom Birnie acted as London agent. In 1813 he returned to England where he remained until 1840 when he returned permanently to the Island. During those years there were a succession of agents who handled his business, land, and legal affairs.
George married Magdalen Stewart, granddaughter of Peter Stewart, Chief Justice, Prince Edward Island, Canada..
Their children:
Anne Bayley Waters Stephen Stewart Birnie 1811 PEI, Canada - 1814 London
Alexander Birnie 1813 PEI, Canada - 1814 London
Helen Stewart Birnie 1815 London - 1871 PEI, Canada
Elizabeth Magdalen Birnie 1816 London - 1886 Launceston, Australia
Alexander Birnie 1817 London -
Martha Matilda Birnie 1819 London - 1874 Launceston, Australia.
George Birnie 1821 London - 1892 Melbourne, Australia

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Died Aug. 21, 1865 Age. 76

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Died Oct 30 1863 AE 77


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 136426812
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Birnie (23 Oct 1786–30 Oct 1863), Find a Grave Memorial ID 136426812, citing Old Protestant Burying Ground, Charlottetown, Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada ; Maintained by FranA (contributor 49030584) .