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Sgt William Smith Muir
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1822
Stirling, Scotland
Death: Nov. 27, 1896
Woods Cross
Davis County
Utah, USA

Son of Stephen Muir & Elizabeth Blackwood

Married Jane Stewart Robb, 1 Jan 1844, Parish of Ligie, Sterling, Scotland

Married Mary Ann Berry, 23 Oct 1853, Salt Lake City, Utah

Married Lucy Darke, 7 Jun 1862, Salt Lake City, Utah

Married Elizabeth Staples, 17 Jun 1865, Salt Lake City, Utah

Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia
Volume 4

Muir, William Smith, a member of the Mormon Battalion, Company A, was born July 19, 1822, at Bannockburn, Sterling, Scotland, a son of Stephen Muir and Elizabeth Blackwood. He was baptized in Scotland Jan. 17, 1842, by Robert Menzes, and emigrated to America in 1844, locating at Nauvoo. He enlisted in the Mormon Battalion, marched to California serving as a private, corporal and sergeant, went to San Francisco after being discharged, worked at the mines, passed through Great Salt Lake Valley in 1848 on his way to Winter Quarters, where he found his family, whom he had left in Nauvoo. He brought them to the Valley in 1849, and located in Bountiful. He filled a mission to England in 1855-1858, having been ordained a Seventy in Nauvoo in 1844. Bro. Muir died Nov. 27, 1897, at West Bountiful, Utah.

Mormon Battalion members




 
 
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 Spouses:
  Jane Stewart Robb Muir (1822 - 1907)
  Mary Ann Berry Muir (1833 - 1874)
  Lucy Darke Muir (1837 - 1894)
  Elizabeth Staples Muir (1835 - 1901)
 
 Children:
  William Stewart Muir (1849 - 1928)*
  Moses Muir (1852 - 1919)*
  Eliza Muir Oram (1854 - 1931)*
  Mary Ann Muir Grant (1854 - 1939)*
  Levi Richard Muir (1855 - 1921)*
  Pricilla Blackwood Muir Hatch (1859 - 1937)*
  Alice Muir Card (1860 - 1914)*
  Sarah Ellen Muir Thatcher (1862 - 1930)*
  Frederick James Muir (1863 - 1936)*
  Margaret Muir Hatch (1863 - 1946)*
  Wallace William Muir (1864 - 1915)*
  George Henry Muir (1865 - 1956)*
  Daniel Muir (1866 - 1939)*
  Benjamin Darke Muir (1867 - 1922)*
  Lillian Jane Muir Wilcox (1869 - 1925)*
  Frank Muir (1870 - 1884)*
  William Henry Muir (1870 - 1941)*
  Florence Mae Muir Oliver (1873 - 1938)*
  Marie Mary Woodin Muir (1878 - 1950)*
  Leo Joseph Muir (1880 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bountiful Memorial Park
Bountiful
Davis County
Utah, USA
Plot: A-5-1-1
 
Created by: Schott Family
Record added: Aug 23, 2008
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Sgt William Smith Muir
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Sgt William Smith Muir
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Sgt William Smith Muir
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- Connie Matteson
 Added: May. 19, 2013

- Anita Wells
 Added: Apr. 28, 2010
Mormon Battalion, rank as 1st SGT of Company A
- Schott Family
 Added: Aug. 23, 2008
 
 
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