Mary Murray

25 December 1792–27 June 1872 (Age 79)
Inch, Wigtownshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Murray was born on 25 December 1792, in Inch, Wigtownshire, Scotland, her father, James William Murray, was 21 and her mother, Isabella Montgomery, was 24. She married John Reid on 8 April 1815, in Inch, Wigtownshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 27 June 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Muir
1793–1872
Mary Murray
1792–1872
Marriage: 24 August 1830
Robert Muir
1828–
Nicolas Maxwell Muir
1829–
John Muir
1830–1908
George Muir
1832–1908
Mary McCauslin
1835–
Mary Muir
1835–1923
John Muir
1836–
Isabella Muir
1837–1903
Robert Carson Muir
1839–1852

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1830Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 9
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1815
    Age 23
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Moray in northeastern Scotland, which derives from Celtic mori- ‘sea’ + treb- ‘settlement’. The founder of the Scottish house of Murray was a Fleming named Freskin who was granted Strathbrock in West Lothian and Duffus in Moray by David I. The family took its name from the region in the late 12th century.Irish and Scottish: shortened form of McMurray .Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muireadhaigh ‘descendant of Muireadhach’ a personal name meaning ‘mariner’. Occasionally it may be a shortened form of McMurray .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Murri
    Murry
    Murrah
    Murie
    Merhi
    Murrey
    McMurray
    Murra
    Murrie

    Story Highlight

    History of George Muir and Margaret Hannah

    HISTORY OF GEORGE MUIR AND HIS WIFE MARGARET HANNAH By Jennie Gibson McMillan, granddaughter George Muir was the son of James Muir and Mary Murray. He was born in or near Kilmarnook Ayrshire, Sco …

    Sources (45)

    • Mary Ann Muir in household of James Muir, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Mary Murry in entry for Mary Murry Hickey, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
    • Mary Muir in household of James Muir, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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