David McMullin

Bolinas Township, page 424

David McMullin was born in County Ajitrim, Ireland, December 27, 1826, where he resided 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, ho 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, farming 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, I860; James McMullin, born in Bolinas, Marin County, February 15, 1861; Ann McMullin, born in Bolinas, Marin County, November 4, 1862; Mary A. McMullin, born in Bolinas, Marin County, October 11, 1863; Alexander McMullin, born in Bolinas, Marin County, January 6, 1865 ; Sarah G. McMullin, born in Bolinas, Marin County, July 16, 1866 ; Rebecca M McMullin, born in Bolinas, Marin 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.

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