Maj. Robert Morrison

26 November 1773–18 November 1845 (Age 71)
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Robert

Maj. Robert Morrison was born on 26 November 1773, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States as the son of John Morrison and Elisabeth Giffen. He married Elizabeth Thompson on 8 January 1801, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 18 November 1845, in his hometown, at the age of 71, and was buried in Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Maj. Robert Morrison
1773–1845
Elizabeth Thompson
1778–1862
Marriage: 8 January 1801
Sarah Morrison
1802–1874
William Thompson Morrison
1804–1887
John D. Morrison
1806–1893
Elizabeth Morrison
1808–1898
Jennet Morrison
1810–1878
Mary Ann Morrison
1812–1890
Emily Morrison
1814–1850
Robert Bruce Morrison
1817–1890

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 January 1801
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Morrison

    Male–1801Male

    Elisabeth Giffen

    Female1746–1824Female

siblings

(9)

    John Morrison Jr

    Male1767–1795Male

    Reverend Simon Giffin Morrison

    Male1768–1793Male

    Female1771–1842Female

    Male1773–1845Male

    Sarah Morrison

    Female1775–1799Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 3

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 8

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 21

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1862 - Robert in entry for Elizabeth Morrison, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • 1890 - Robt. Morrison in entry for Mary W. Horrison, "Minnesota Death Records, 1866-1916"
  • Robert Morrison, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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