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I am looking for the immigraion records of William Muir b 1826 Scotland died in Barrie Simcoe co Ontario 1904 married to Elizabeth ( Dyer ) Muir b 1837 England died in Barrie Simcoe co Ontario 1907 .
In the 1901 census there last name is moor it said they came to Canada in 1856
Hannah Eliza b 1858 died in 1876,
William John b 1861
Mary Jane b 1862,
Laurence Josiah b.1865
Frederick George b 1867
Thomas Henry b 1869
Josephine b 1874,
Hannah Mariah b 1876 She married John Thomas Armstong in 1896. In 1896 Roy Armstrong was born he's my dad
Elizabeth Lillien b 1880 married to Robert Prince I need those records to find out what town in Scotland he came from He first lived in Innisfil Muskoka then Barrie
Ship records were not really kept than, So no immigration records were not kept. As you could pay the passage that all that mattered back than. If you can find an old family Bible that is how I knew my family came over in 1851 on the Sea Walrus.
Sad no death dates for any of the Muir people just their spouses as I was going to see what kind of obits I could come up with from Toronto paper
in 1901 she Hannah was with her parents William and Elizabeth Moor (Muir)
We also know Roy was back in Canada (If he ever left) when he enlisted 7 September 1914. The fact he puts his uncle as next of kin makes me wonder was his mother passed on by then? Even tho we think we have other marriages after that.
I have done a timeline in the Hannah Muir Armstrong discussion as sometimes they help
I tried to help John a long time ago. I have a long pdf file on the family. I am glad I kept it. Also off topic on this I found this might be of help re William Armstrong in Barrie Library.
appeared in Northern Advance, 31 Mar 1910, p. 4.
Very possible that Roy's uncle raised him, not his mother. George Frederick Muir passed away in Toronto 31 Oct 1957, maybe some one could look up his orbit, and see what it says. Also there are a lot of Muir's in birth, death, marriage notices in newspapers in the Barrie Library. Roy's aunt Esther Anne Muir Riehl Moffatt passed in Toronto 31 Dec 1912, there might be an orbit for her. I truly believe that Hannah was married 4 times.
I believe that G F Muir raised my dad as hes listed as next of kin
And thank you for your help Still trying to remeber where I ran in to you
Lillian Prince raised him
George Muir Obit
Toronto Star Friday, November 1, 1957 Section News Page 36
He must have married twice? His one wife is listed as Mary Jane Martin and one son I found on a fast glance is Fredk Geo Octubas Muir
Has anyone checked Prospect Cemetery to see who all in the Muir family is buried there?
Didnt find an obit for Esther nor Lillian Prince (anyone have her death date)
I see Esther passed away at 482 Montrose This address keeps popping up in this family
Who is Esther
First wife died in childbirth, I believe it is 1907