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
Montgomery Muir
Marriage: 18 November 1837
James Cook
Viola Ellen Cook
Mary Ann Cook
Janet Cook
Walter M. Cook
David B Cook
Catherine Cook
Elizabeth G Cook
Christina Cook

Spouse and Children

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


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    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. 
    Age 7
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    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.

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    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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