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
1837–1909
Ann Muir
1848–1911
Marriage: 23 February 1867
Kelsey Walter Bird
1868–1940
Meribah Bird
1870–1891
Moses George Albert Bird
1872–1945
James Alvin Bird
1874–1914
Peter Alma Bird
1874–1928
Agnes Betsy Bird
1875–1964
John Henry Bird
1878–1949
Joseph Smith Bird
1880–1949
Mart Andrew Bird
1882–1882
David Mormon Bird
1884–1941
Brigham Abraham Bird
1884–1957
Hyrum Leroy Bird
1886–1968
Mary Ann Bird
1888–1982

Spouse and Children

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

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +7 More Children

    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.
    1863
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Mure

    Story Highlight

    LIFE SKETCH OF KELSEY BIRD

    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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