Flora Morrison

Female1864–23 December 1893

Brief Life History of Flora

When Flora Morrison was born in 1864, in Islay, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Morrison, was 45 and her mother, Catherine MacAskill, was 40. She married Reuben Daynes on 6 July 1887, in Eldon Township, Victoria, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Eldon Township, Victoria, Ontario, Canada in 1871. She died on 23 December 1893, in South Australia, Australia, at the age of 29, and was buried in Lorneville, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Daynes
Flora Morrison
Marriage: 6 July 1887
George Daynes
William George Daynes
John Duncan Morrison Daynes
Reuben Morrison Daynes
Flora Daynes

Sources (9)

  • Flora Morison in household of John Morison, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Flora Morrison, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Flora Morison, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1887Eldon Township, Victoria, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    End of transportation to Western Australia.


    Age 5


    1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

    Age 10

    The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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