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September, 2020
Added war service for Roebert Morrison US Marines and Charles LaBarge US Navy Commander

September, 2020
Added a discussion of the North Bridgewater land purchase by Robert Morrison in 1745

September, 2020
Added a tape of Pierre and Elsie sending a message to Tom and Mary over in Ghana

September, 2020
Added Family stories from Dorothy (LaBarge) Morrison's wake.

September, 2020
Replaced all the audio controls on any voice tape recordings which makes it easier to play.

September, 2020
Added an update of the discussion of DNA matches with the Morrisons, with a section from a book by Colleen Morrison Robinson. Places the origin of Robert Morrison firmly in the Londonderry region of Northern Ireland before emigrating to America.

September, 2020
Added Keith's famous sayings and phrases of wisdom, and sometimes just mispronunciations.

September, 2020
Added Keith's softball prowess to the baseball section of the family.

September, 2020
Added the civil war history of Peter Mirgain, the great grandfather of Veronica Semon, wife of Jim Morrison.

September, 2020
Added a discovery of the origin of Margaret Murphy, the wife of John Henry Morrison, and our great grandmother.

March 26, 2016
I'm back. Just retired February 29, 2016. Will try and fix all the bugs that have accumulated over the last five years.

July 18, 2010
Added pdf copies of each chapter of the LaBarge genealogy book by Lola Sorensen compiled in 1985.

July 18, 2010
Navigation tips and explanations of index topics.

March to July, 2009
Audio tape of brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces when they were little

January 1, 2009
Audio tape of "Ungawa" created by Jim and David Morrison when ages 12 and 10.

October 8, 2008
Book/CD American Fever Australian Gold excerpts of chapter on John Keith Morrison and his life in Australia.

October 5, 2008
Added obituaries on John Henry Morrison and others in the Vital Records section.

August 8, 2008
Added notes on Dunnottar Castle, the Keith stronghold. See the Keith family in the spouse section 1700.

March 30, 2008
More military WWII history on Larry Morrison in the Air Corp in the Pacific. See the Military section.

March 29, 2008
Music is back! But you control it. To play any of Fred Morrison's Scottish tunes, click on a song at the Home page. It will play once and then stop.

March 23, 2008
French and Indian War. William Morrison taken prisoner. See Military section.

March 15, 2008
Added information on the Reed Genealogy tracing the family of Charlotte Brown Reed. See cousins.

March 9, 2008
Visited the library in Middleboro. They have an exentsive genealogy room. There I found the history of Middleboro, Boston births and marriages, and many other town histories. Added Morrison births and marriages to Vital Records section.

March 9, 2008
Also added the sad story of Wilbur Thompson's stay in a mental hospital in 1910. See Close Cousins.

February 19, 2008
The murder of Uncle George Morrison in 1921. See Morrison sketches 1900 under the Family Tree Section.

February 18, 2008
Added World War II pictures and records of Stan, Keith and Larry Morrison. See the Military section.

February 1, 2008
Added "Old St. Louis" in the maps section. Links to St. Louis 1904 Worlds Fair. Athlone avenue map and description of living on Athlone in the Morrison Sketches of 1900 in the Family Tree section.

January 27, 2008
Added Thompson information and Norman Thompson family. See Close Cousins.

December 15, 2007
Added pages listing Morrisons serving in the Revolutionary War. See Military section.

December 9, 2007
Added immigration records for Morrison and Morison. Over 250 records listed from and over 50 sources. See Immigration section.

November 25, 2007
See the section on Norse Origins for the tradition of Olaf the Norseman and the Morrison Clan. Under the section labeled "Roots".

November 24, 2007
Added sketch on Dorilus Morrison, first mayor of Minneapolis and a descendant of Robert Morrison of Bridgewater.

November 18, 2007
Estate probate records of Robert Morrison and Mary (Polly) Morrison dated in 1857 added to the records section.

October 27, 2007
Added cemetery lists of Morrisons in the Vital Records section cemeteries.

October 27, 2007
Also added Morrison Clan book in the Roots section under Scotland.

Ocotober 25, 2007
Added a sketch on John Keith Morrison in the family tree section from the book Skowhegan on the Kennebuc about the Temperance movement.

Ocotober 25, 2007
Added the chapter on the Civil War from Skowhegan on the Kennebuc in the Civil War section. Gives an account of the day the 3rd regiment of Maine left for Washington.

Ocotober 24, 2007
Added Hannah Benson to the Spouse Section before 1750. For some of us, she was our gggg grandmother. The Benson family tree back to 1582 and Caversham, England, is also referenced.

October 23, 2007
Added the will of Robert Morrison, dated 1764, to the Vital Records section probate.

Ocotober 13, 2007
Added family trees of Leonard A. Morrison book. See family tree section.

April 29, 2007
Pictures of Church of England Cemetery in Australia, where John Keith Morrison is likely buried. See Vital Records section.

February 7, 2007
Added an album of pictures of the Morrison and LaBarge families from 1910 through 1959 in the spouse section.

February 2, 2007
Added the LaBarge Warnhoff family tree and GEDCOM in the spouse section.

January 13, 2007
Added many pictures in the LaBarge Spouse section.

December 29, 2006
Spouse sections added for the LaBarge family and the Semon/Resetaritz family.

December 11, 2006
Family tree of Charter Robert Morrison of the Leonard book added in the DNA families being researched section.

November 23, 2006
Summary histories of the Third Maine Regiment added. Anson Reed Morrison military record images. See Military History section.

November 8, 2006
The 1930 Census image for the LaBarge family added. Pierre and Elsie LaBarge lived on Sutherland Avenue in St. Louis. Daughters Virginia (Ginny) and Dorothy (Dot), future wife of Keith Morrison. And son Pierre Jr., only five years old. See Census section.

November 6, 2006
The 1930 Census images have been added of the Morrisons in St. Louis. Caroline and the four children. William and Nettie and their family. Reed and Thelma living with the Greenways. See the Census section.

November 1, 2006
Gravesite of Robert Morrison and Mary (Polly) Keith found in Madison, Maine. See Vital Records section.

October 15, 2006
Strowbridge book put online. See Sourcebook section.

October 13, 2006.
Anson Reed Morrison and Margaret Gilhooly marriage license located and date of January 23, 1866. See the Vital Records section.

October 2, 2006
The will of Margaret Gilhooly Morrison was found by her great great grand daughter, Sarah Buckley, in the papers of her father. This will revealed the maiden name of Margaret (Maggie) Morrison and gave us the date of her death, August 19, 1876. See Vital Records.

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