Jean Guthrie Muir

10 October 1851–
Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Jean Guthrie

When Jean Guthrie Muir was born on 10 October 1851, in Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Allan Muir, was 32 and her mother, Helen Mair, was 25. She lived in Mauchline, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

Allan Muir
1818–
Helen Mair
1826–1866
Janet Muir
1850–
Jean Guthrie Muir
1851–
James Muir
1855–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway

Age 3

Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.
1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 6

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.
1884

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived on a moor, from a Scots form of Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘fen’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Jean G Muir in household of Allan Muir, "Scotland Census, 1891"
  • Jean Guthrie Muir, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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