Christina Morrison

Femaleabout 1816–1872

Brief Life History of Christina

Christina Morrison was born about 1816, in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland. She married Alexander Thomson in 1834, in Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. She died in 1872, in Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 57.

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Alexander Thomson
1803–1872
Christina Morrison
1816–1872
Marriage: 1834

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  • Marriage
    1834Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • World Events (3)

    1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

    Age 1

    Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.

    1823

    Age 7

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1830

    Age 14

    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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