Biography of David McMullin
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David McMullin. Was born in county Antrim, Ireland, December 27, 1826, where he resi4ed until about nineteen years of age, when he proceeded to Ayrshire, Scotland, and was employed at the Glen Garnic Iron Works for nearly four years. In the year 1849, he emigrated to America, and settled in Burlington county, New Jersey, and there engaged in the wood and charcoal business until 1856, when, on August 22d of that year he sailed from New York via Panama for California, arriving in San Francisco on September 11th of that year. On landing, he at once proceeded to Trinity county, there engaging in mining for two years. Mr. McMullin next resided in Oakland until the 17th day of March, 1860, when he settled on his present place where he engages in the wood, fanning and dairying business. The dairy ranch consists of eighteen hundred and thirty five acres, is plentifully supplied with timber, and managed by Mr. McMullin and his partner. The homestead where he lives he owns himself. Mr. McMullin is one of the Trustees of the Bolinas School district. Married July 6, 1853, in Philadelphia, to Mary McCurdy, by whom they have ten of a family, John McMullin, born in Spring Mills, November 15, 1854; Jane McMullin, born in New Jersey, October 10, 1855; Samuel McMullin, born in Oakland, Alameda county, January 27, 1860; James McMullin, born in Bolinas, Margin county, February 15, 1861; Ann McMullin, born in Bolinas, Margin county, November 4, 1862; Mary A. McMullin, born in Bolinas, Margin county, Ootober 11, 1863; Alexander McMullin, born in Bolinas, Margin county, January 6, 1865; Sarah G. McMullin, born in Bolinas, Margin county, July 16, 1866; Rebecca M. McMullin, born in Bolinas, Margin county, July 12, 1868; Ellen T. McMullin, born in Bolinas, Marin county, December 27, 1870. They have three dead, whose names were John, Ann and Jane.

From:
History of Marin County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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