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Morrison-Q cousins meet in the west

My sister Susan Morrison Borthwick (Q0109) and I, Constance Morrison Christopher (Q0098) went on a visit to see her son, Grant Borthwick (Q0108) April 18, 2017. We drove about 4000 miles through Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Oregon and Washington. … Continue reading

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Carolina Region Quarterly Lunch – April 2017

Direct descendants of immigrant James Morrison gathered for the quarterly Carolina Region luncheon at the Boxcar Grille in Statesville, NC, on April 1, 2017.  Coit Morrison represented the line of James.  The line of Andrew was represented by James “Jim” … Continue reading

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William Morrison House Field Trip

On March 25, 2017, members of the Morrison-Q Genealogical Association visited the home place of William Morrison, Sr.  William was born in 1795 in Burke County, NC to John Morrison, who was the son of William Morrison of Burke County.  … Continue reading

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Ancestry DNA Alert – Changes coming soon!

Ancestry.com has announced they are making some major changes to how they process the matches in their AncestryDNA system. Although most of our Morrison-Q members have DNA tested at Family Tree DNA, there are several who have also tested at AncestryDNA. So I … Continue reading

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Carolina Region Quarterly Lunch – March 2016

The Morrison-Q Carolina Region quarterly luncheon was held at the Boxcar Grille in Statesville, NC, on March 12, 2016. Coit Morrison represented the line of James. Representing the line of Thomas were Dave Morrison, Rene Bryson and her husband Terry … Continue reading

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Book Reading Schedule – 2016

Trace Your Roots with DNA: Using Genetic Tests to Explore Your Family Tree – This is an excellent book covering both traditional and genetic genealogy. I recently read it again for a second time and thought –  “this would be a … Continue reading

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Carolina Region Quarterly Lunch – September 2015

We had another enjoyable lunch gathering over the Labor Day weekend! Morrison-Qs from 5 states were represented – NC, SC, TN, OH & KS. There was a time of sharing what was going on in Morrison-Q, followed by a question and answer … Continue reading

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Burke County Reunion 2015

The Burke County Morrisons, descendants of Thomas Morrison Sr. (T1aa), joined together for their annual family reunion on August 1, 2015 at Bell Farm in Morganton, NC. Morrison-Q members Dave Morrison and Rene Bryson attended the reunion and enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Morrison-Q Gathering 2015

Comments from some of our 2015 Morrison-Q Gathering participants: — I find it surreal when I consider it has only been 5 years since a mere five of us planned a meeting to take place in Lancaster County, PA. We … Continue reading

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Carolina Region Quarterly Lunch – June 2015

Seven direct descendants of immigrant James Morrison gathered for the quarterly Carolina Region luncheon at the Boxcar Grille in Statesville, NC, on June 6, 2015. Coit Morrison and Jolette Morrison represented the line of James. The line of William was … Continue reading

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