Huerfano County, Colorado
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Alexander MUIR

ALEXANDER Muir, son of David Muir was born 08 Mar 1840 in Scotland, and died 09 Oct 1905 in Rugby, Las Animas Co., CO. He married MARY HAMILTON 15 Aug 1862 in Falkirk, Scotland, daughter of JOHN HAMILTON and MARGARET GREEVES. She was born Abt. 1843 in Scotland.

Alexander Muir died, 9 Oct 1905, overdose of laudamen. Pain killer used since mining accident. Living Children: Charlotte, David, Agnes, Anna all others died in infancy. Came to Walsenburg 21 yrs ago. Survived by wife Mary & children. Mrs. J.J. Matthews, Mrs. John Happs, D.H. Muir, John Q. Muir, Mary Muir
Burial: Oct 1905, Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg, Huerfano Co., CO.


1. CHARLOTTE S. MUIR, b. Abt. 1864, Scotland; m. JOHN J. HAPPS.

2. DAVID H. MUIR, b. Abt. 1865, Scotland; d. 08 Mar 1943, Los Angeles, Ca; m. MARY TEMPLEMAN, 15 Dec 1887, Colorado.
Burial: Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg, Huerfano Co., CO.

3. JOHN H MUIR, b. Abt. 1867, Scotland; d. 13 Dec 1904; m. JENNIE DONNELLY, 01 Jan 1892, Walsenburg, Huerfano Co. Co.
Burial: Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg, Huerfano Co., CO

4. AGNES B MUIR, b. Abt. 1869, Ohio; m. J. J. MATTHEWS, 04 Feb 1890, Walsenburg, Huerfano Co. Co.

5. JOHN Q. MUIR, b. Abt. 1875, Pa; m. JANET HENDERSON MARSHALL, 11 Mar 1898, Colorado.
Adoption: Adopted Son Of Alexander Muir on the 1880 Census
Residence: 11 Mar 1898, Santa Clara, Co

Contributed by: Lona Laughlin Boudreaux

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