Category Archives: Research

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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Thomas Morrison’s Will

Immigrant Brother – 1706-1746 Thomas Morrison’s Will (PDF File)

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Mary Morrison and Son Thomas Morrison Wills

Thomas Morrison (link to will below) was the son of William and Mary Morrison (link to will below).  The  wills of Mary Morrison (1813) and Thomas Morrison (written 1827, dec’d 1831) provide the names of most of the children of William … Continue reading

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Fergus Snoddy Morrison

This research is to provide all information known about said individual, to create a timeline of his life, so that additional researchers might help in the search for a living male descendant, and if found to have their DNA tested, … Continue reading

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Buffalo Shoals James Morrison – Grant & Will

GRANT James Morrison (Buffalo Shoal Creek of Catawba River) Book 9 page 466: October10,1783. The State grants (#637 at 50 shillings the 100 acres) to James Morrison 300 acres on the north side of Buffalo Shoal Creek of Catawba River … Continue reading

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Old Morrison Cemetery on New Sterling Church Road

Old Morrison Cemetery on New Sterling Church Road near Buffalo Shoals Creek in Iredell County, NC marked graves: Thomas (1782-1861) infant Thomas (1857) John L. (9-22-1879)  ll yr 9 mos 14d Mira  wife of Thomas (8-15-1801/6-151852) Matilda   wife of Thomas … Continue reading

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Elijah Morrison of Burke Co, NC

Elijah Morrison was born in (probably) Burke County, NC in 1825.  He was the son of James and Rachel Patton Morrison, then of Burke County, later of Pickens County, Georgia (formed from Gilmer County after James Morrison’s family arrived).  Elijah … Continue reading

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Joseph A. Morrison

Joseph A Morrison – Research Document-  5/10/2013 Family of Joseph A Morrison and wife Ann S Grange This report is an attempt to locate death and burial information about this Morrison family and descendants; confirm  correct marriage data for Mary … Continue reading

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Ancestry of Dennis Morrison

AncestryOfDennisMorrison (PDF file)

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NC Seventy-Second Regiment

John Amos Morrison at the age of 17, enlisted in Company F of the 72nd NC Regiment on or about Sep 1, 1864. NCSeventy-SecondRegiment (PDF file) See his pension at: http://morrison-q.com/wp/?page_id=2527&entry=525

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