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Subject: Re: [S-I] 1718--John Morison/Janet Steele
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 16:53:04 -0400 (EDT)
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I would suspect he's from somewhere around Aghadowey. My Cargill ancestor
was a ruling elder there and Rev. MacGregor, is my 7th g-uncle.

Thank you very much,

More than likely you won't be able to find a definite answer to your
> questions; it's too common a name!. However, there were Morrisons in
> Aghadowey, co. Londonderry, the home congregation of many of the 1718
> people, and the place where rev. McGregor was minister. The history
> of Aghadowey by Hugh Mullin mentions that there was a Daniel Morrison
> there, alive around 1750. His son may have been a known John Morrison
> who was b. 1760. Mullin says that Leonard Allison Morrison of
> WIndham, NH, stayed in Aghadowey with Hugh Ranken Morrison while he
> researched his Morrison family. Whether Leonard Morrison found a
> connection to Aghadowey,I'm not sure, but you could look at his work
> Linde Lunney
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