Lottie Edith Morrison

10 January 1878–
Eldon, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Lottie Edith

When Lottie Edith Morrison was born on 10 January 1878, in Eldon, Ontario, Canada, her father, James Morrison, was 52 and her mother, Nancy McIndoo, was 45. She married Henry/Harry Van Alstyne/Valentyne Switzer on 30 October 1901, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1878.

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Family Time Line

Henry/Harry Van Alstyne/Valentyne Switzer
Lottie Edith Morrison
Marriage: 30 October 1901
Charles Herbert Morrison Switzer

Spouse and Children

    Henry/Harry Van Alstyne/Valentyne Switzer



30 October 1901
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada


    Charles Herbert Morrison Switzer


Parents and Siblings



    Jannie Morrison


    John Edward Morrison


    James Albert Morrison


    Alexander Morrison


    Henry Nesbit Morrison


+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 5

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 8

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 56

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lotty Edith Morison, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Lottie Edith Morrison, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Lottie Edith Clark, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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