Montgomery Muir

25 May 1816–18 September 1888 (Age 72)
Dalgetty, Fife, Scotland

The Life Summary of Montgomery

When Montgomery Muir was born on 25 May 1816, in Dalgetty, Fife, Scotland, her father, Walter Muir, was 29 and her mother, Helen R Beveridge, was 26. She married David Beveridge Cook on 18 November 1837, in Dalgetty, Fife, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Carson, Utah, United States in 1860 and Nevada, United States in 1870. She died on 18 September 1888, in Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Beveridge Cook
1818–1870
Montgomery Muir
1816–1888
Marriage: 18 November 1837
James Cook
1839–1872
Viola Ellen Cook
1842–1889
Mary Ann Cook
1844–1920
Janet Cook
1847–
Walter M. Cook
1848–1906
David B Cook
1851–1860
Catherine Cook
1854–1912
Elizabeth G Cook
1856–1941
Christina Cook
1859–1907

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1837Dalgetty, Fife, Scotland
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1823
    Age 7
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1843
    Age 27
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Mure

    Sources (14)

    • Montgomery Cook in household of David Cook, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Montgomery Cook in household of Addie Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Gumery Muir in entry for James Coock, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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