James Mountain Muir

22 September 1856–20 October 1931 (Age 75)
Piedmont, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of James Mountain

When James Mountain Muir was born on 22 September 1856, in Piedmont, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, his father, George Muir, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Hannah, was 26. He married Isabelle Reid on 11 June 1885, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880 and Orem, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 20 October 1931, in Archer, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Archer, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Mountain Muir
Isabelle Reid
Marriage: 11 June 1885
Brenda Isabel Muir
Margaret Elizabeth Muir
James LeRoy Muir
Robert George Muir

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1885Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries - 1867: Green River, Utah Territory, United States; 1868: Wyoming Territory, United States; 1869: Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Uinta, Wyoming, United States
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 20
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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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    THE WILSON LAMBERT STORY As related by his daughter, Annie Lenora Lambert Jessop, of their Arizona years. Dear Grace: I, of course, was so very surprised to get your letter and will do what I can t …

    Sources (27)

    • James Muir in household of George Muir, "United States Census, 1880"
    • James M Muir(1931), "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • James M. Muir, "United States Census, 1900"

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