Genealogical and Personal History of the Allegheny Valley, Pennsylvania

Author John Woolf Jordan
Publication information New York, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1913


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Hugh Morrison, the first of the line here under consideration of whom we have definite information, emigrated from the North of Ireland to this country, died in Pleasantville, Pennsylvania. He married Isabella ----- and left issue: Hugh, Thomas, Joseph, William, James, John, all of whom married and left issue.

(II) William, son of Hugh and Isabella Morrison, was born in Center county, Pennsylvania, died in Derrick City, Pennsylvania, in 1885, aged over seventy years. he became a prominent farmer of Pleasantville. He married Elizabeth McMaster, born 1815, in Pennsylvania, died in Forestville, New York, 1869. Children, all born in Peasantville: 1. Mary, born 1838, died in Titusville, Pennsylvania, 1911; married James Farrell, who died in 1907, a retired oil producer; children: Bertha, Harry, deceased; Sarah, deceased; George, of State Line, New York. 2. Thomas Anderson, of whom further. 3. Isabella, born 1841, died in Forestville, New York, 1892; married Milton Hyde, who survives her, a farmer, with issue. 4. William C., born 1843, now living in Illinois, an oil well worker; twice married and has a son William, an express agent in Chicago. 5. Fidelia, born 1846; married Albert McQuiston, whom she survives, a resident of Rexford, Pennsylvania; children: Ira, of Erie, Pennsylvania; Blanche, married George Zilafro; Jennie. 6. Adelaide, born 1848, died at Friendship, New York.


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