When Vane Lester Morrison was born on 10 July 1895, in Euclid Township, Polk, Minnesota, United States, his father, John Morrison, was 51 and his mother, Ann Jane Robinson, was 39. He married Ethel Viola Topping on 20 April 1916, in Spooner Township, Beltrami, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Township 159 Range 30, Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, United States in 1940 and Rapid River Township, Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, United States in 1950. He died on 3 March 1969, in Missoula, Missoula, Montana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Elm Park Cemetery, Baudette, Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, United States.
Irish: from Ó Muirgheasáin ‘descendant of Muirgheasán’, a diminutive of Muirgheas, a personal name meaning ‘sea valor’.
Scottish: from Gaelic Mac Moireasdain ‘son of Moireasdan’, a personal name cognate with Irish Muirgheasán’ (see 1 above).
Scottish and English: patronymic from the personal name Morris .