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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Allan Muir
Helen Mair
Janet Muir
Jean Guthrie Muir
James Muir

Parents and Siblings



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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

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

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.