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ISLINGTON: ROBERT MORRISON DEAD: Lived in Ontario for almost 70 years -

"The death of Robert Morrison, aged 79 years, took place at his home in Islington, Friday morning. Mr Morrison was born in County Sligo Ireland but came to Ontario at 12 years of age. For many years he farmed at Elmbank, and then later moved to Weston. About 10 years ago he made his home in Islington and has lived there since that time. He was a life long Methodist, and is survived by five sons and two daughters, George, Joseph, Herbert C. and John of Saskatchewan, and Robert of Toronto; daughters, Mrs H. Westlake of Bond Head Ontario and Mrs. H.S. Shannon of Sask. John Morrison represents the constituency of Weyburn, Sask. in the Federal House."

Ontario, Canada marriages, 1857-1922, Indexed by Genealogical Research Library FHL: 1030065 & 1030066; Ontario Provincial Archives: Volume 15, 1868 2:82 Robert Morrison/27/Gore of Toronto/Ireland/John and Mary Morrison/Mary Coulter/23/Gore of Toronto/Montreal/John and Jane Coulter Eliza Duffy/Toronto//J Harvey/Cincinnati 26 August, 1868 Sachlin Taylor DD Minister

  1. Ontario Canada Deaths 1869-1934: MS 935- Reel  304; Vol 39/40;   Pg 530, No. 3882; Reg. #094889; Ancestry.ca
  2. JM Diaries


June 29 "Mr R. Morrison died 8:15 am"

July 01 " Father buried today, 4PM Bethany, Pall Bearers: Mr Cowburn,Henry Walker,Jim MacKay,John Vokes, Joe Coulter, Bob Speers. Rev. Yonge Pastor, Mr. Arms, assistant minister, Mr. Wm. Speers, undertaker."

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Sep 1843 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 2nd Jun 1923 VIEW SOURCE
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Robert married Mary Coulter of Fermanagh 26 Aug 1868 in Toronto Ontario.