James Allen Muir

3 August 1882–11 September 1971 (Age 89)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James Allen

When James Allen Muir was born on 3 August 1882, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Brown Muir, was 41 and his mother, Mary Allan, was 28. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Dora Vivian Gould. He lived in Township 2 Ward, Ravalli, Montana, United States in 1940 and Ravalli, Montana, United States in 1971. He died on 11 September 1971, in Hamilton, Ravalli, Montana, United States, at the age of 89.

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James Allen Muir
Dora Vivian Gould
James Muir
Mayme Elizabeth Muir
John Brown Muir

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    John Brown Muir


    Mary Allan




    Elizabeth Muir


    Janet Muir


    Robert Muir


    Mary Muir


    John Brown Muir


+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1890: Missoula, Montana, United States; 1893: Ravalli, Montana, United States
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived on a moor, from a Scots form of Middle English more ‘moor’, ‘fen’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Muir, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Muir, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Muir, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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