Archibald 'Archie' Alexander Morrison

Settler of township lots: Lots 5 & 6, Conc. 6, Guilford (Stanhope Area)

Location: Map point is the approximate location within the south part of Lot 6, Conc. 6 running south from Binscarth Trail through Barry Line west of Kennisis Lake Road.

Land acquisition: 1920 from Benjamin Sawyer - South half of both lots. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Guilford (Images 33 & 50 ).

Dates of residency:

  • 1901 Census of Canada, Guilford: Son, living with parents and siblings
  • 1902 Marriage: Haliburton
  • 1903 Business Directory, Guilford: Archibald Morrison, Maple Lake, Lot 6, Conc. 6
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Guilford: Archy & Ida Morrison at Lot 5, Conc. 6, Guilford
  • 1916 Death of 2 yr old Child in West Guilford. COD: Convulsion. Buried: Maple Lake
  • 1921 Census of Canada, Guilford
  • 1926 Birth of Son Orval G Morrison (1926–1997) West Guilford
  • 1941 Death: West Guilford

Interesting facts:

Preceding landowner:

  • 1865 The Crown to The C .L. & C. Co
  • 1920 Benjamin Sawyer

Succeeding landowner: 1930 John A. Morrison (son)

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Archibald Alexander Morrison, b. 20 Feb 1871, Toronto d. 2 Mar 1941, West Guilford. Buried: West Guilford Cemetery
    Parents:
    • Alexander Morrison, b. 25 Mar 1832, Ireland d. 7 Oct 1920  (Age 88 years)
    • Mary Craig, b. 1839, Ireland d. 8 Sep 1906  (Age 67 years)
  • Ida May Sawyer, b. Apr 1887, Sherborne, d. 2 Oct 1947, West Guilford. Buried: West Guilford Cemetery
    Parents:
    • Christopher Sawyer, b. 7 Mar 1845, Ontario
    • Matilda Jane Sedgwick b. Abt 1846, Peterborough, d. 17 Mar 1895, Sherborne, (Age ~ 49 years)
  • Children:
    1. John Alexander Morrison, b. 30 Dec 1903, Guilford, d. 1969  (Age 65 years)
    2. Lawrence Christopher Morrison, b. 21 May 1906, Guilford, d. 10 Dec 1982  (Age 76 years)
    3. Edna Morrison, b. Sep 1907, Ontario
    4. Arthur H Morrison, b. 1911, Ontario, d. 1981 (Age 70 years)
    ?, Edith Elvina Morrison, b. 2014, West Guilford, d. 29 Oct 1916, West Guilford. COD: Convulsion due to some intestinal irritant 
    5. Charles E Morrison, b. 9 Jun 1917, Ontario, d. 29 Sep 2002 (Age 85 years)
    ? Charles Edward Morrison, b./d. 9 Jun 1917, West Guilford COD: Still born - see above entry?
    6. Howard Osborne Morrison, b. 15 Jun 1920, Ontario, d. 27 Jul 1977 (Age 57 years)
    7. Orval Grenville Morrison, b. 7 Nov 1926, Ontario, d. 7 Feb 1997 (Age 70 years)

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