Agnes Muir

Female7 October 1779–

Brief Life History of Agnes

When Agnes Muir was born on 7 October 1779, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Archibald Muir, was 35 and her mother, Agnes Stewart, was 28. She lived in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland in 1779. She died in Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Archibald Muir
Agnes Stewart
James Muir
Elizabeth Muir
Isabel Muir
Catharine Muir
Elizabeth Muir
Mary Muir
Agnes Muir
Janet Muir
Jean Muir
Robert Muir
Archibald Muir
Christian Currie

Sources (2)

  • Agnes Muir, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Agnes Muir, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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World Events (7)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 23

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 32

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.


Age 36

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived on a moor, from Older Scots muir ‘moor’ (an expanse of bare, wild upland country). There has been some confusion with Mure .

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

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