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Daniel Muir

1804-1885
  • Daniel Muir was John Muir's father. He was born in Manchester, England, and married Muir's mother, Ann Gilrye in 1833 in Dunbar, Scotland.
  • John Muir had seven brothers and sisters. One brother was also named "Daniel."
  • Daniel Muir took his family to Wisconsin to build a farm in 1849.
  • Daniel was buried in Elmwood Cemetery in 1885 in Kansas City, Missouri. A new headstone was installed in 2004. See Daniel Muir Gravesite.
  • John Muir wrote an Obituary of his father in 1885.
 



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