Rachel Morrison

2 November 1867–7 April 1937 (Age 69)
Tullamore, Brampton, Peel, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Morrison was born on 2 November 1867, in Tullamore, Brampton, Peel, Ontario, Canada, her father, Hugh Morrison, was 20 and her mother, Ann Webb, was 26. She married Benjamin Harrop on 6 February 1894, in Halton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Chinguacousy, Peel, Ontario, Canada in 1901. She died on 7 April 1937, in Halton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 69, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Georgetown, Halton Hills, Halton, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Harrop
1866–1945
Rachel Morrison
1867–1937
Marriage: 6 February 1894
Roy Stanley Harrop
1895–1976
Gladys Irene Harrop
1896–1987
James Ernest "Ernie" Harrop
1899–1977
Iva Anna Mary Harrop
1901–1999
Benjamin Russell Harrop
1905–
Hugh Alan Harrop
1910–2006
Rachel Edna Harrop
1913–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 February 1894
Halton, Ontario, Canada
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Hugh Morrison

    Male1847–1933Male

    Ann Webb

    Female1840–1916Female

siblings

(8)

    James Henry Morrison

    Male1866–1895Male

    Female1867–1937Female

    Louisa Morrison

    Female1869–1956Female

    Loretta Morrison

    Female1871–1959Female

    William Morrison

    Male1873–1935Male

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1869

Age 2

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1883 · Mining Boom

Age 16

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 19

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rachael Morrison in household of Hugh Morrison, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Rachel Harrop, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Rachael Morrison Harrop, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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