John Morison

8 February 1765–
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Morison was christened on 8 February 1765, in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Morison, was 32 and his mother, Helen Young, was 28.

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Family Time Line

James Morison
1733–
Helen Young
1737–
John Morison
1765–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from Morris .

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Morreson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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