Alexander Muirhead, the youngest child of Michael Muirhead and Margaret Ewing, was born on 08 November, 1730 at Falkirk, in Stirlingshire, Scotland.(3.2) He married Helen Muirhead, a daughter of James Muirhead and Elizabeth Muirhead. Helen was born on 02 June, 1728. The couple gave birth to eight children, the youngest of which was a son they named Robert.

1770 Map of Scotland Showing Falkirk


~ Used by kind permission of Larry D. Smith.


From A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar; And Present State Of The Several Kingdoms of the World.

  Robert Muirhead was born on 18 February, 1763 at the small village of Bothkenner, Scotland. He married Anne Dent. The couple gave birth to four children: Alexander, born 1792; Helen Elizabeth, born 1794; Anne, born 1798; and Mary, born 1801. Robert Muirhead died in the year 1831.

  Alexander Muirhead, son of Robert and Anne Muirhead, died by drowning between 1810 and 1820.

  Helen Elizabeth Muirhead, daughter of Robert and Anne Muirhead, married, but her husbandís name is not known to us. The couple is believed to have had issue, but their name(s) are not known.

  Anne Muirhead, daughter of Robert and Anne Muirhead, married Samuel Hewett in the year 1821 at London, England. Samuel was a son of Scrymgeour Hewett. The couple gave birth to a son, Robert. Anne died in the year 1841.

  Robert Hewett, son of Samuel and Anne Hewett, married ----- -----. They gave birth to a son: Robert Muirhead.

  Robert Muirhead Hewett, son of Robert and ----- Hewett, married ----- ----- and had one son: Graham Scott.

  Graham Scott Hewett, son of Robert Muirhead and ----- Hewett, married ----- ----- and had a son: Robert Peter Graham Hewett, born in the year 1920.

  Robert Peter Graham Hewett, son of Graham Scott and ----- Hewett, married Elizabeth Pamela Mary Gordon. They gave birth to: Robert Gordon and Susie. Robert Peter Graham Hewett died in June, 2001.

    Robert Gordon Hewett, son of Robert Peter Graham and Elizabeth Hewett, married ----- and had a son: Samuel Robert.

    Susie Hewett, daughter of Robert Peter Graham and Elizabeth Hewett, married Alex Moffat. They gave birth to a daughter: Isabel.

  Nothing additional is known about Mary, the youngest daughter of Robert and Anne (Dent) Muirhead.

Footnotes:

3.2     The information for this section on the descendants of Robert Muirhead of Falkirk is derived primarily from the Muirhead Clan Society database (which, unfortunately, has been known to contain numerous errors). The serious researcher should corroborate the information with other sources.