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Descendants of Robert Muir born 1777 in Dunlop

For further information on this family contact Robert Muir treborrium@hotmail.com 

 

 Generation No. 1

 

  1. ROBERT MUIR was born July 1, 1777 in Dunlop (Fingert), Ayrshire, Scotland the son of JOHN MUIR and JEAN SHEDDEN.  He married (1) ANN SHEDDEN – August 18, 1804 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  He married (2) ANN STIRRAT – February 19, 1814 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  She was born about 1784 and died January 1, 1868 at age 83 years in Beith, Ayrshire Scotland.  His occupation was a farmer.

Children of ROBERT MUIR and ANN SHEDDEN are: 

i.        JOHN MUIR, born November 3, 1804.

ii.       JAMES MUIR, born November 2, 1805.

iii.     JEAN MUIR, born January 3, 1808.

iv.     JEAN MUIR, born April 13, 1810 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland; married JAMES GEMMIEL April 27, 1865, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland.

v.      ANN MUIR, born February 9, 1811 and died May 15, 1861 both in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. 

       Children of ROBERT MUIR and ANN STIRRAT are: 

2.               i.          ROBERT MUIR, born October 16, 1816 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

ii.       JOHN MUIR, born November 16, 1816 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

3.               iii.       HUGH BROWN MUIR, born May 18, 1819 in Beith Ayrshire, Scotland.                  

4.               iv.         ANDREW MUIR, born May 3, 1821 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

5.               v.         MARGARET CALDWELL MUIR, born April 17, 1823 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

vi.     WILLIAM MUIR, born March 28, 1825 in Beith Ayrshire, Scotland.

vii.   CHARLES HOPE REID MUIR, born July 15, 1827 and died March 7, 1896 both in Beith Ayrshire, Scotland.  He married three (3) times; (1) MARY K. HENDRY, on November 24, 1868 in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland.  She was born abt 1835 in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland and died November 29, 1887 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland; (2) JANET LOGAN WATERSTON, on April 30, 1888 in Beith, Ayrhsire, Scotland.  She was born abt. 1852 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland and died June 24, 1889 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland; (3) JANE REID in 1891.  Also, the 1881 census identified a JOHN MUIR, 29, as CHARLES son, but no record of his birth was found.

6.                viii.    AGNES MUIR, born March 27, 1830 in Beith Ayrshire, Scotland.   

 

Generation No. 2  

 

  1. ROBERT MUIR (ROBERT, JOHN) was born October 16, 1814 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  He married MARGARET GIBSON on March 9, 1839 in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland, she was the daughter of WILLIAM GIBSON and JEAN BURNS.  She was born November, 1813.

 

       Children of ROBERT MUIR and ANN STIRRAT are: 

7.               i.          ROBERT MUIR, born March 1840 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

8.               ii.         HUGH MUIR, born 1842 in Beith Ayrshire, Scotland.                  

9.               iii.         JOHN MUIR, born 1844 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

  1. HUGH BROWN MUIR (ROBERT, JOHN) was born May 18, 1819 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland; and died December 30, 1876 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland.  He married MARGARET MEEK in May 1844 in New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, she was the daughter of ROBERT MEEK and ELIZABETH WALLACE.  She was born abt. 1828 and died January 28, 1911 at 82 years in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland.  

More About HUGH BROWN MUIR:

Death Certificate states he died from injuries sustained by cart rolling over him.

Buried in Hamilton Cemetary. 

       Children of HUGH BROWN MUIR and MARGARET MEEK are: 

10.             i.          ROBERT MUIR, born abt. 1847 in Chapelhall, Scotland.

      ii.         WILLIAM MUIR, born abt. 1848.

iii.     DAUGHTER MUIR, born abt. 1850.

iv.     DAUGHTER MUIR, born abt. 1852.

v.      DAUGHTER MUIR, born abt. 1854.

vi.     MARY MUIR, born January 24, 1855 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.  Her birth certificate identifies her as the sixth child; 2 sons and 3 daughters (1 dead)

                  vii.       HUGH MUIR, born April 1, 1857 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.                  

11.             viii.      ANN STIRRAT MUIR, born July 4, 1859 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

ix.     JOHN GALLOWAY MUIR, born December 7, 1861.

x.      MARY MUIR, born September 5, 1864.

xi.     CHARLES MUIR, born December 25, 1868. 

  1. ANDREW MUIR (ROBERT, JOHN) was born May 3, 1821 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland and died February 1, 1882 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  He married JEAN ROBERTSON on November 22, 1845 in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland.  She was born abt. 1825.  

       Children of ANDREW MUIR and JEAN ROBERTSON are: 

i.        ANN MUIR, born abt. 1848 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland; she married ALEXANDER WYLLIE KERR on January 2, 1871 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

12.             ii.        JANE MUIR, born abt. 1850.

iii.     AGNES MUIR, born abt. 1851 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland; she married JOHN MCAULAY on June 9, 1879 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

iv.     MARGARET MUIR, born March 1, 1855 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland; she married JOHN WHITE on August 31, 1874 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

v.      MARY MUIR, born March 17, 1857 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

vi.     JANET MUIR, born February 10, 1859 in Beith Ayrshire, Scotland.

vii.   ELIZA MUIR, born July 2, 1861 in Beith Ayrshire, Scotland.

      viii.     BARBARA MUIR, born February 18, 1864 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. 

  1. MARGARET CALDWELL MUIR (ROBERT, JOHN) was born April 17, 1823 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland and died May 13, 1905 at 82 years in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland.  She married HUGH CRAWFORD WATERSTON on July 15, 1842 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  He was born abt. 1813 and died July 7, 1883. Both are buried in family plot in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  

       Children of MARGARET CALDWELL MUIR and HUGH CRAWFORD WATERSTON are: 

i.        ANN WATERSTON, born June 25, 1843 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland and died October 11, 1865. Buried in family plot in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

ii.       MARGARET WATERSTON, born April 27, 1845 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

iii.     ANDREW WATERSTON, born March 22, 1847 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

iv.     ROBERT WATERSTON, born April 15, 1849 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

v.      HUGH WATERSTON, born 1852 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

vi.     JOHN WATERSTON, born May 4, 1853 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland and died August 15, 1939. Buried in family plot in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

vii.   WILLIAM WATERSTON, born May 26, 1855 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

viii.  CHARLES WATERSTON, born July 16, 1857 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

ix.     MARY WATERSTON, born September 26, 1859 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

x.      ELIZABETH WATERSTON, born January 17, 1862 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland and died December 18, 1940.  Buried in family plot in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

xi.     AGNES WATERSTON, born March 15, 1864 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland and died October 8, 1901.  Buried in family plot in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland

xii.   ANN WATERSTON, born September 27, 1866 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

xiii.  ARCHIBALD WATERSTON, born March 10, 1869 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland and died December 3, 1884.  Buried in family plot in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. 

More About MARGARET CALDWELL MUIR WATERSTON:

1881 Census in Beith - shows that a granddaughter named MARGARET WATERSTON, age 3, was living with them in Beith, however, it does not identify her parents.  Also, states that HUGH’s occupation is a farmer. 

  1. AGNES MUIR (ROBERT, JOHN) was born March 27, 1830 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  She married JAMES HARDIE on December 19, 1851 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

       Children of AGNES MUIR and JAMES HARDIE are: 

                  i.          ANN STIRRAT HARDIE, born August, 1851 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

      ii.         MARGARET HARDIE, born 1853 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

 

Generation No. 3

 

  1. ROBERT MUIR (ROBERT, ROBERT, JOHN) was born March 1840 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  He married AGNES BOYD on November 29, 1861 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  She was born abt. 1840 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

       Children of ROBERT MUIR and AGNES BOYD are: 

i.        ANN STIRRAT MUIR, born October 5, 1862 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

ii.       JEAN YOUNG MUIR, born October 9, 1864 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

iii.     ROBERT MUIR, born March 25, 1865 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

iv.     JAMES MUIR, born April 1, 1868 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

v.      ANDREW MUIR, born April 3, 1871 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. 

  1. HUGH MUIR (ROBERT, ROBERT, JOHN) was born 1842 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland and died February 28, 1889 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  He married JEAN CRAIG on April 5, 1872 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland, daughter of JOHN CRAIG and JANE STEVENSON.

       Children of HUGH MUIR and JEAN CRAIG are: 

i.        ROBERT MUIR, born January 18, 1874 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

ii.       JANE STIRRAT MUIR, born abt. 1877 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

iii.     MARGARET GIBSON MUIR, born 1880 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. 

  1. JOHN MUIR (ROBERT, ROBERT, JOHN) was born 1844 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  He married BARBARA MORRISON on August 29, 1865 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

       Children of JOHN MUIR and BARBARA MORRISON are: 

i.        ROBERT MUIR, born November 21, 1865 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

ii.       ANN STIRRAT MUIR, born December 27, 1867 in Beith Ayrshire, Scotland.

iii.     MARGARET GIBSON MUIR, born January 30, 1870 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

iv.     MARY MUIR, born May 19, 1872 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

v.      JANET MUIR, born September 14, 1874 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland and died December 1, 1875 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

vi.     JANET MUIR, born 1876 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.

vii.   BARBARA MUIR, born 1878 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. 

  1.  ROBERT MUIR (HUGH BROWN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born 1847 in Chapelhall, Scotland and died January 16, 1908 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland from injuries sustained in fall in a mining accident.  He is buried in Bent Cemetary locted in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.  He married (1) JANE WATSON STRUTHERS on November 2, 1863 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland, daughter of ROBERT STRUTHERS and JANE WATSON.  She was born April 30, 1840 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died September 11, 1890 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.  He married (2) JANET RODGER on April 24, 1891 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, daughter of DAVID RODGER and ELIZABETH RUSSELL.  She was born April 29, 1856 in Glascow, Scotland and died September 19, 1939 in Mendham Twp. New Jersey, USA.  She is buried in Hilltop Cemetary located in Mendham, New Jersey.

       Children of ROBERT MUIR and JANE WATSON STRUTHERS are: 

i.        HUGH MUIR, born March 21, 1864 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died March 27, 1865 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

ii.       ISABELLA WATSON MUIR, born October 2, 1866 in Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland.

iii.     MARGARET MEEK MUIR, born January 24, 1869 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

iv.     JANE WATSON MUIR, born May 20, 1871 in Bothwell, Scotland.

v.      ROBERT MUIR, born August 8, 1873 in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

13.             vi.       HUGH BROWN MUIR, born July 6, 1877 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland.                  

14.             vii.       CHARLES MUIR, born July 16, 1880 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

viii.  ARCHIBALD, born January 4, 1883 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died September 24, 1944 in Glascow, Scotland. 

More about JANET RODGER

She came to America with her four (4) youngest children in 1913.  Ellis Island Records indicate she arrived on March 4, 1913 on the ship Cameronia

       Children of ROBERT MUIR and JANET RODGER are: 

15.             i.          DAVID MUIR, born April 25, 1892 in Burnbank, Scotland.

16.             ii.         WILLIAM MUIR, born March 16, 1893 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland.                  

17.             iii.         ELIZABETH MUIR, born December 24, 1894 in Burnbank, Scotland.

18.             iv.         JESSIE MUIR, born February 15, 1896 in Burnbank, Scotland.

19.             v.         ROBERT MUIR, born October 11, 1897 in Bathgate, Scotland. 

  1.  ANN STIRRAT MUIR (HUGH BROWN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born July 4, 1859 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.  She married WILLIAM KERR on June 30, 1875.  She was listed on the death certificate of her mother MARGARET MEEK and was living in Glascow.

       Children of ANN STIRRAT MUIR and WILLIAM KERR are: 

i.        WILLIAM KERR, born 1875.

ii.       MARGARET KERR, born 1878. 

  1.  JANE MUIR (ANDREW, ROBERT, JOHN) was born 1850 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland.  She married JOHN LOVE on December 31, 1874 in Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland, son of JOHN LOVE and MARGARET KERR. 

       Children of JANE MUIR and JOHN LOVE are: 

i.        JOHN LOVE, born 1875.

ii.       ANDREW LOVE, born 1876.

 

Generation No. 4

 

  1.  HUGH BROWN MUIR (ROBERT, HUGH BROWN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born July 6, 1877 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died December 15, 1935 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.  He married ANNIE BULLOCH on December 7, 1900 in West Calder, Edinburgh, Scotland, daughter of JAMES BULLOCH and ELLEN MITCHELL.  She was born abt. 1881 and died May 27, 1953 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

       Children of HUGH MUIR and ANNIE BULLOCH are: 

i.        ROBERT MUIR, born June 25, 1901 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died November 11, 1980 in Strahaven, Scotland.  He married CATHERINE MCEWAN.

ii.       JAMES BULLOCH MUIR, born January 31, 1903 in Bannockburn, Stirling, Scotland and died January 11, 1962 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.  He married MORAG MCEWAN on February 1, 1929 in Bothwell, Scotland, daughter of ARTHUR MCEWAN and MARY STEPHEN.  She was born May 8, 1905 and died October 5, 1971 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

iii.     CHARLES MUIR, born June 7, 1910 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland. 

  1.  CHARLES MUIR (ROBERT, HUGH BROWN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born July 16, 1880 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died November 5, 1950 in Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland.  He married MARY COWDEN CLARK on November 5, 1908 in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland, daughter of JAMES CLARK and JANET ORR.  She was born abt. 1886 and died October 1, 1957 in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland.

Children of CHARLES MUIR and MARY CLARK are: 

i.        ROBERT MUIR, born January 21, 1909 in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland and died July 6, 1967 in Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland.  He married SARAH BUNTEN LOVE on January 21, 1936 in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland, daughter of DAVID STEEL LOVE and SARAH STEWART.                She was born December 10, 1908 and died September 2, 1990 in Canongate, Edinburgh, Scotland.  

  1.  DAVID MUIR (ROBERT, HUGH BROWN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born April 25, 1892 in Burnbank, Scotland.  He died in 1962 and is buried in the Hilltop Cemetary located in Mendham, New Jersey.  He married GRACE SORBIE.  She was born November 25, 1888 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died September 1982 and is buried in Hilltop Cemetary located in Mendham, New Jersey.  Ellis Islands Records indicate that they arrived on April 7, 1914 on the ship Cameronia.

Children of DAVID MUIR and GRACE SORBIE are: 

i.        ANN MUIR, born 1909 in Scotland and died August 1997.  She married FRED HUNTER.  He was born May 18, 1892 and died January 1970.

ii.       GRACE MUIR, born May 1913 and died September 1999.  She married HAROLD W. TRAUDT.  He was born November 19, 1909 and died January 8, 1991.

iii.     JANET MUIR, born abt. 1917. She married ROBERT MOORE. 

  1.  WILLIAM MUIR (ROBERT, HUGH BROWN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born March 16, 1893 in Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland and died in May 1968 in Inglewood, California.

Child of WILLIAM MUIR 

i.        JESSIE MUIR 

 ELIZABETH MUIR (ROBERT, HUGH BROWN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born December 24, 1894 in Burnbank, Scotland and died August, 1979 in Pasadena, California.  She married RICHARD OWEN.  He was born January 27, 1894 and died August 1970 in San Fransico, California. 

 

 JESSIE MUIR (ROBERT, HUGH BROWN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born February 15, 1896 in Burnbank, Scotland.  She died October, 1982 and is buried in Hilltop Cemetary located in Mendham, New Jersey.  She married (1) ALEXANDER MCFARLANE THOMSON.  He was born in Scotland and died in 1928 in Newark, New Jersey. She married (2) JOHN HUFF STIRLING.  He died 1964. 

 

ROBERT MUIR (ROBERT, HUGH BROWN, ROBERT, JOHN) was born October 11, 1897 in Bathgate, Scotland and died October 10, 1957 in Nutley, New Jersey.  He is buried in Hilltop Cemetary located in Mendham, New Jersey.  He married LILLIAM OLIVETTE KLEHM on November 26, 1927 in Newark, New Jersey, daughter of ERNEST KLEHM and LOTTIE SMITH.  She was born March 23, 1898 in Newark, New Jersey and died September 14, 1970, in Mendham, New Jersey.  She is buried in Hilltop Cemetary located in Mendham, New Jersey.

 

   
 

 

 

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