Ann Muir

27 May 1848–2 April 1911 (Age 62)
Crofthead, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Muir was born on 27 May 1848, in Crofthead, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Walter Muir, was 39 and her mother, Mary Bell Ross, was 33. She married Kelsey Bird on 23 February 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Gooseberry, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 2 April 1911, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in East Side Cemetery, Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kelsey Bird
Ann Muir
Marriage: 23 February 1867
Kelsey Walter Bird
Meribah Bird
Moses George Albert Bird
James Alvin Bird
Peter Alma Bird
Agnes Betsy Bird
John Henry Bird
Joseph Smith Bird
Mart Andrew Bird
David Mormon Bird
Brigham Abraham Bird
Hyrum Leroy Bird
Mary Ann Bird

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 February 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    Story Highlight


    Kelsey Bird was born January 11, 1837 at Hector, Tompkin Co., New York, to Charles and Mary Ann Kennedy. Kelsey was born just a few months after his parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latte …

    Sources (25)

    • Ann Bird in household of Kelsey Bird, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Anna Bird, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Annie Bird, "United States Census, 1900"

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