The McMURRANs in Scotland
Last updated 18 October 2005

The information on these families, although the connection between them has not been determined, suggests common origins in the parish of Kilmarnock in Ayrshire.
FAMILY 1
First Generation

1. JOHN McMURRAN b. c.1816, Kilmarnock, Ayr, occupation Carpet Weaver, m. 20 Jan 1836, in Newton, Ayr, AGNES ROBERTSON.  JOHN died 28 JAN 1899, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
    Children:
      i AGNES McMURRAN  12 JUN 1843, Newton, Ayr.
    2. ii WILLIAM McMURRAN b. c.1845.

Second Generation

2. WILLIAM McMURRAN b. c.1845, Newton, Ayr, m. 31 DEC 1872, in Kilmarnock, Ayr, ANNIE McINTOSH, b. c.1854, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
    Children:
      i JOHN McMURRAN b. 1872, Kilmarnock, Ayr, d. 1906, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      ii JAMES McMURRAN b. 1875, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      iii ALISON McMURRAN b. 1877, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      iv WILLIAM McMURRAN b. 1880, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      v GEORGE McMURRAN b. 1882, Glasgow.
      vi JONATHON McMURRAN b. 1884, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.
      vii THOMAS McMURRAN b. 1887, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      viii HUGH BICKET McMURRAN b. 1889, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      ix JEANNIE WHITE McMURRAN b. 1890, Gorbals, Glasgow.
      x MARION McMURRAN b. 1893, Gorbals, Glasgow, d. 1893, Gorbals, Glasgow.
    3. xi ADAM McINTOSH McMURRAN b. 20 JUN 1895.

Third Generation

3. ADAM McINTOSH McMURRAN b. 20 JUN 1895, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Scotland, m. MARGARET CAMPBELL, b. 20 MAY 1900, Falkirk, buried: Mountview Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.  ADAM buried: Mountview Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.
    Children:
      i WILLIAM McMURRAN m. DOREEN Unknown.  WILLIAM buried: Mountview Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.
    4. ii GEORGE McMURRAN.
      iii GORDON McMURRAN m. MAUREEN Unknown.  GORDON buried: Mountview Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.
      iv WALTER KERR McMURRAN buried: Mountview Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.
      v REG McINTOSH McMURRAN m. CHRISTINE McMURRAN, buried: Mountview Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.  REG buried: Mountview Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.
      vi THOMAS  McMURRAN m. MARILYN McMURRAN.
      vii FRANK McMURRAN m. DENISE McMURRAN.
      viii HELEN McMURRAN m. JACK FLAGERTY.
      ix AGNUS McMURRAN m. ROBERT TEEPLE.
      x MARGARET McMURRAN m. ORVILLE BARNUM.

Fourth Generation

4. GEORGE McMURRAN m. LEOLA Unknown.  GEORGE died 1986, buried: 1986, Mountview Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.
    Children:
      i COLETTE McMURRAN.

(Thankyou to Colette Chong #4 (i) for the above information which also appears on the McMurrans in Canada page.)


FAMILY 2
DAVID McMURRAN b. 1821, Prestwick, Ayr, occupation Carpet Weaver, m. 8 JUL 1843, in Monkton, Ayr, ALLISON McCLYMONT, b. 1818, Prestwick, Ayr.  DAVID McMURRAN d.1889, Kilmarnock.
    Children:
      i ANNE McMURRAN b. 10 JAN 1844, Monkton, Ayr.
      ii SUSANAH McMURRAN b. 12 OCT 1845, Monkton, Ayr, d.1909, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      iii WILLIAM McMURRAN b. 3 FEB 1848, Monkton, Ayr.
      iv JONATHON McMURRAN b. 13 FEB 1859, Kilmarnock, Ayr, occupation Pattern Maker, d. 1885, Kilmarnock, Ayr.

Some descendants emigrated to New Zealand


FAMILY 3
JAMES McMURRAN b. 1835, Ayr, Ayr, occupation Wool Carpet Weaver, m. SARAH Unknown, b. 1833, Glasgow.
    Children:
      i AGNES McMURRAN b. 1860, Kilmarnock, Ayr, occupation Cotton Weaver.
      ii ALLISON McMURRAN b. 1862, Bridgeton, Glasgow, occupation Wool Weaver.
      iii JOHN McMURRAN b. 1865, Bridgeton, Glasgow.
      iv JAMES McMURRAN b. 1867, Bridgeton, Glasgow.
FAMILY 4
THOMAS McMURRAN b. 1850, Ayr, Ayrshire, occupation Engine Fitter, m. JANE Unknown, b. 1852, Crosshill, Ayr.
    Children:
      i JOHN McMURRAN b. 1870, Bridgeton, Glasgow.
      ii JANET McMURRAN b. 1873, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      iii AGNES McMURRAN b. 1877, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      iv WILLIAM McMURRAN b. 1878, Irvine, Ayr.
FAMILY 5
WILLIAM McMURRAN b. 1853, Kilmarnock, Ayr, occupation Engine Fitter, m. 5 JUN 1874, in Kilmarnock, Ayr, AGNES SHAW, b. 1851, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
    Children:
      i DAVID McMURRAN b. 1875, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      ii JOHN McMURRAN b. 1878, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
      iii WILLIAM McMURRAN b. 1878, Kilmarnock, Ayr.
FAMILY 6
JOHN McMURRAN b.c. 1865, m. 1889, in Hutchesontown, Glasgow, GEORGINA GASCOIGNE, b. 1867, d.1914, Blythswood, Glasgow.
    Children:
      i CATHERINE McMURRAN b.1890, Hutchesontown, Glasgow.
FAMILY 7


1. SAMUEL McMURRAN m. MARY SHAW.
    Children:
    2. i SUSAN McMURRAN.

Second Generation

2. SUSAN McMURRAN d. 24 NOV 1897, Springhill, Nova Scotia, m. 15 DEC 1850, Irvine, Ayr HUGH RICHMOND d. 18 MAY 1884, Springhill, Nova Scotia.

Thankyou to Kate Richmond Reynolds for supplying this information

INTERNATIONAL GENEALOGICAL INDEX - SCOTLAND
NAME EVENT DATE FATHER/SPOUSE MOTHER/SPOUSE COUNTY PARISH
MACMURRAN, Susan (F)
M
15 Dec 1850 Hugh RICHMOND   AYR Irvine, Ayr
MCMURRIN, William
M
5 Jun 1874   Agnes SHAW AYR Kilmarnock, Ayr
MCMURRAN, Agnes (F)
B
27 Feb 1839 Adam MCMURRAN Jane GIBSON LKS Crawford, Lanark
MCMURRAN, Charlotte (F)
B
7 Feb 1846 Adam MCMURRAN Jane GIBSON LKS Crawford, Lanark
MCMURRAN, Christina (F)
B
11 Sep 1833 Adam MCMURRAN Jane GIBSON LKS Crawford, Lanark
MCMURRAN, Thomasina (F)
B
25 Aug 1829 Adam MCMURRAN Jane GIBSON LKS Crawford, Lanark
MCMURRAN, Sarah (F)
B
a. 1728 James HYSLOP   LKS Leadhills, Lanark
MCMURRIN, (F)
B
a. 1825 Joseph MCMURRIN Margaret IRVINE LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN,
B
a. 1826 Joseph MCMURRIN Margaret IRVINE LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Isabella (F)
B
1838 Joseph MCMURRIN Margaret IRVINE LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, James Johnson
B
1832 Joseph MCMURRIN Margaret IRVINE LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Jane/Jeane (F)
B
1837 Joseph MCMURRIN Margaret IRVINE LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Margaret (F)
B
8 Jan 1835 Joseph MCMURRIN Margaret IRVINE LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Robert
B
1831 Joseph MCMURRIN Margaret IRVINE LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Mary (F)
B
8 Jul 1848 Joseph William MCMURRIN Margaret LEAING LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Christian (F)
B
19 Apr 1806 Robert MCMURRIN Sarah CASSELLS LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Isobel (F)
B
24 Apr 1811 Robert MCMURRIN Sarah CASSELLS LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, James
B
7 Jul 1809 Robert MCMURRIN Sarah CASSELLS LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Sarah (F)
B
14 Dec 1807 Robert MCMURRIN Sarah CASSELLS LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRAIN, Grisall (F)
B
12 Jan 1690 William MCMURRAIN Jeanet MAIR LKS Lanark, Lanark
MCMURRAN, Mary (F)
C
5 May 1692 William MCMURRAN Janet MAIR LKS Lanark, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Isabella (F)
S
22 May 1852     LKS Argyle, Kilfinen, Glasgow
MCMURRAN, Anne (F)
B
3 May 1857     LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRAN, Joseph
S
8 Sep 1841     LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRAN, Margaret (F)
B
8 Jan 1835     LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Margt (F)
S
27 Jun 1854     LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Janet (F)
B
1822   Isabella MCMURRIN SIMS LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRIN, Mary (F)
B
1816   Joseph W. MCMURRIN LKS Glasgow, Lanark
MCMURRAN, Mary (F)
M
11 May 1689 William LINDSAY   MLN Edinburgh, Midlothian
MCMURRIN, Joseph
C
2 Apr 1850 Robert MCMURRIN Janet ARTHUR PER Port Monteith, Perth
MCMURRIN, Robert
M
20 Feb 1849   Janet ARTHUR PER Port Monteith, Perth
MCMURRIN, Joseph
B
26 Jul 1822 Joseph MCMURRIN Margaret IRVINE RFW Crossmalo, Renfrew
MCMURRIN, Robert
M
20 Feb 1849   Janet ARTHUR STI Stirling, Stirling
MCMURRIN, Margaret (F)
B
a. 1762 Henry MCDOWALL   WIG Inch, Wigtown
MCMURRIN, Margaret (F)
M
26 Apr 1783 Henry MCDOWALL   WIG Inch, Wigtown
Key: B = born, C = christening, M = marriage

SCOTTISH CHURCH RECORDS - AYRSHIRE - MARRIAGE INDEXES
Surname Name Date Spouse Location
MCMORRAN (F) Agnes 31 Dec 1849 John CUMMING Dalry
MCMURRAN (F) Agnes 3 Dec 1854 John DUNLOP Irvine
MCMURN (F) Ann 10 Jul 1830 Arthur RONEY Monkton
MCMURRON (F) Ann 27 Nov 1835 James ROBERTSON St. Quivox and Newton
MCMURREN (M) David 8 Jul 1843 Allison MCCLYMONT Monkton
MCMORRAN (F) Helen 24 Dec 1802 David MUIR Muirkirk
MCMORRAN (F) Helen 15 Feb 1820 Alexander GEMMILL Kilmarnock
MCMURRON (F) Helen 30 Mar 1839 John PITT Monkton
MCMORON (F) Janet 23 May 1838 Alexander HOWATSON Straiton
MCMORAN (M) John 20 Jan 1836 Agnes ROBERTSON St. Quivox and Newton
MCMORRAN (M) John 19 Aug 1848 Jane WATT Stevenston
MCMURN (F) Mary 31 Dec 1833 James DOUGLAS Monkton
MACMORAN (M) Robert 28 Nov 1814 Jean MACCRONE Kilmarnock
MCMURRAN (F) Susan 29 Sep 1843 George GRAHAM Monkton
MCMORRAW (M) William 5 Oct 1852 Jean WRIGHT Girvan

SCOTTISH BIRTH AND MARRIAGE INDEXES - 1855 -1875; DEATHS - 1855-1917
SURNAME FORENAME SEX EVENT YEAR AGE FATHER MOTHER MAIDEN SURNAME DISTRICT
MCMURRAN MARGARET F B 1858         KILWINNING
MCMURRAN HANAH F D 1858 26     MOORE KILWINNING
MCMURRAN MARGARET F D 1858 0     EVINS KILWINNING
MCMURRAN THOMAS M D 1859         KILWINNING
MCMURRAN ELLISON F B 1862         BRIDGETON GLASGOW
MCMURRAN JOHN M B 1863         BRIDGETON GLASGOW
MCMURRAN JOHN M M 1863   MALCOLM ANN   CALTON GLASGOW
MCMURRAN JOHN M B 1865         BRIDGETON GLASGOW
MCMURRAN ALICE F M 1865   DOIG JAMES   KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JAMES M B 1867         BRIDGETON GLASGOW
MCMURRAN MARION F D 1868 31       HIGH CHURCH GLW
MCMURRAN JAMES M M 1869   ANDERSON SARAH   BLYTHSWOOD SU/D
MCMURRAN JOHN M B 1870         BRIDGETON GLASGOW
MCMURRAN THOMAS M M 1870   BABE JANET   KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JOHN M B 1872         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN ALICE F D 1872 27       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN SUSANNAH F M 1872   HAY DAVID   KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JAMES M M 1872         IRVINE
MCMURRAN JANET F B 1873         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN WILLIAM M M 1873   MCINTOSH ANNIE   KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN MARTHA F B 1874         KILWINNING
MCMURRAN ROBERT JAMES M M 1874   MURDOCH ELIZABETH CAMPBELL   MUIRKIRK
MCMURRAN AGNES F B 1876         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN DAVID M B 1876         KILWINNING
MCMURRAN JAMES M B 1876         KILWINNING
MCMURRAN MARY F D 1876 71       IRVINE
MCMURRAN JAMES M D 1876 19       KILWINNING
MCMURRAN ALISON F B 1877         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JOHN M B 1877         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN WILLIAM M B 1877         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN ISABELLA F B 1878         KILWINNING
MCMURRAN WILLIAM M B 1878         IRVINE
MCMURRAN MARTHA F D 1878 78       KILWINNING
MCMURRAN ROBERT M B 1879         KILWINNING
MCMURRAN WILLIAM M B 1879         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN ISABELLA F D 1879 1       KILWINNING
MCMURRAN AGNES F M 1879   BLAIR WILLIAM   KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN EUPHEMIA F B 1881         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN GEORGE M B 1881         ANDERSTON GLASGOW
MCMURRAN THOMAS M B 1881         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN EUPHEMIA F D 1881 0       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN ROBERT M D 1881 2       KILWINNING
MCMURRAN MARY ANN F M 1881   STEWART CHARLES   BRIDGETON GLASGOW
MCMURRAN AGNES F B 1882         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN ELIZABETH F B 1882         KILWINNING
MCMURRAN JANET F D 1882 9       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN AGNES F M 1882   SMITH JOHN   BRIDGETON GLASGOW
MCMURRAN JONATHAN M B 1883         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN ALICE CATHERINE F B 1884         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN THOMAS M B 1884         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN THOMAS M D 1884 3       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JOHN M D 1885 7       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JONATHAN M D 1885 25       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN THOMAS M D 1885 2       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN THOMAS M B 1886         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN MARY F D 1886 35       TROON
MCMURRAN SARAH F D 1886 60       DENNISTOUN GLASGOW
MCMURRAN ALICE F M 1886   HASTIE ALEXANDER   CAMLACHIE GLASGOW
MCMURRAN ANDREW M B 1888         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN HUGH BICKET M B 1888         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JOHN M B 1888         KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN DAVID M D 1889 67       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JOHN M M 1889   GASCOIGNE GEORGAINA   HUTCHESONTOWN GLW
MCMURRAN CATHERINE F B 1890         HUTCHESONTOWN GLW
MCMURRAN JEANIE WHITE F B 1890         GORBALS GLASGOW
MCMURRAN JAMES PATERSON M B 1890         GOVAN
MCMURRAN FRANCIS M D 1891 55       NEW MONKLAND
MCMURRAN GEORGINA MARION F B 1892         BLACKFRIARS GLW
MCMURRAN MARION F B 1893         GORBALS GLASGOW
MCMURRAN MARION F D 1893 0       GORBALS GLASGOW
MCMURRAN JAMES M D 1893 61       IRVINE
MCMURRAN SAMUEL M D 1893 82       IRVINE
MCMURRAN ADAM MCINTOSH M B 1895         HUTCHESONTOWN GLW
MCMURRAN ELIZABETH F B 1896         IRVINE
MCMURRAN LILY F B 1896         BLACKFRIARS GLW
MCMURRAN JOHN M B 1897         BLACKFRIARS GLW
MCMURRAN LILY F D 1897 0       BLACKFRIARS GLW
MCMURRAN ALISON F M 1898         GORBALS GLASGOW
MCMURRAN JAMES M M 1898         BLACKFRIARS GLW
MCMURRAN JOHN M D 1899 0       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JOHN M D 1899 83       KILMARNOCK
MCMURREN AGNES F D 1900 39       BLACKFRIARS GLW
MCMURRAN AGNES F D 1901 63       IRVINE
MCMURRAN JANET F D 1901 51       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JOHN R M D 1901 0       HUTCHESONTOWN GLW
MCMURRAN ELIZABETH F D 1902 70       IRVINE
MCMURRAN ALICE F D 1903 85       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN ANDREW R M D 1904 0       HUTCHESONTOWN GLW
MCMURRAN JAMES M D 1905 0       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JOHN M D 1906 33       KILMARNOCK
MCMURREN ANDREW M D 1906 44       KELVIN GLASGOW
MCMURRAN ELIZABETH F D 1908 1       KILWINNING
MCMURRIN MARY F D 1908 91       RUTHERGLEN
MCMURRAN MARK M D 1908 39       PAISLEY
MCMURRAN MARGARETTA F D 1909 5       POSSILPARK
MCMURRAN SUSANNAH F D 1909 63       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN WILLIAM M D 1909 72       IRVINE
MCMURRAN JANE F D 1910 46       PAISLEY
MCMURRAN WILLIAM M D 1910 32       HILLHEAD GLASGOW
MCMURRAN ANNIE F D 1912 58       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN AGNES F D 1913 33       GOVAN GLASGOW
MCMURREN ELIZABETH F D 1913 87       RUTHERGLEN
MCMURRAN JAMES M D 1913 77       BRIDGETON GLASGOW
MCMURREN JOHN THOMSON M D 1913 64       PORT GLASGOW
MCMURRAN GEORGINA F D 1914 47       BLYTHSWOOD GLW
MCMURRAN CHRISTOPHER F M D 1916 3       RICCARTON
MCMURRAN ELIZABETH F D 1917 47       KILMARNOCK
MCMURRAN JANET F D 1917 58       KILMARNOCK

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