Author Archives: Coit R. Morrison

About Coit R. Morrison

I'm from the line of Immigrant Brother James (1702-1779). Many from our branch of the family still live between 3rd and 4th Creeks of western Iredell County. I am the administrator of this WEB site. Some of my other interests and WEB sites can be found at http://CoitMorrison.com

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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Q-Males Big Y Report – December 2015

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Steve Hill Documents

Steve Hill of Statesville (http://statesvillehistory.com) sent me scans of three Rowan County, NC documents from the mid 1700’s – each having a Morrison listed on the document – likely from our family. I thought it would be fun to see … 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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Morrison-Q Gathering 2014

Our 2014 Morrison-Q Gathering was a tremendous success.  It was a time of renewing acquaintances as well as meeting new ones.  There were plenty of times of fellowship around a meal or in the spacious living area of the house. … Continue reading

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Morrison-Q Gathering 2013

We gathered for the third time since 2010 as Morrison-Q in Chesterfield, Missouri – and have plans to gather again in 2014 at the NC Outerbanks. The event was a good time of renewing ties with old friends as well … Continue reading

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Rowan County Area, NC – 1770

The link below is to a portion of a NC Map from 1770.  I have printed the full map on a 48″ x 36″ vinyl banner to be displayed at Morrison gatherings. A few points of interest to notice: Charlotte … Continue reading

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Morrison-Q Convene in Iredell County, NC – Oct 2012

When we convened our first Morrison-Q gathering in 2010 at Lancaster County, PA – we determined to meet again two years later in Iredell County, NC in 2012. We did so in October – centering around the first annual Allison … Continue reading

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What’s New?

With the new member input form in place and working, our WEB site is considered finished, at least in it’s inauguration phase. Now it’s just a matter of refinement, and continuing to add more research material and members. What’s next? … Continue reading

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Morrison-Q Convene in Lancaster County, PA – Sep 2010

Four Iredell Morrison’s, all members of Group Q of the Morrison Surname Project, met in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in September to visit historical sites important to the Iredell Morrison family and do research at the Pennsylvania State Archives and Lancaster … Continue reading

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