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John MORRISON
b.23 Sep 18381
d. 30 Jan 19212

Married
16 Nov 18603
Catherine Gordon KEMP
b. ~1839
d. 6 Jan 19192

The people highlighted travelled to Australia on the "Great Britain", arriving in Melbourne in July 1871. They were met by John Gordon Morrison, John's father who had walked from Murmungee. They returned by wagon. Others in the family group, not mentioned below, were Catherine Gordon Kemp's mother Isabella Tough, as well as 3 daughters of John Gordon Morrison:- Elizabeth, Anna & Jessie.

Their children were (I have more generations in most cases, all from "Descendants of John and Jane Morrison" - 1998, Joan Pritchard):

A- John Kemp MORRISON was born 28 Aug 1861 at Fellernean, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and died 28 Jun 1931 at Bendigo, Victoria. Married Mary Ann NEARY 8 Apr 1890 (VRN 3075). She was born about 1861 and died 11 Feb 1900.
  1- Mary Linda MORRISON was born 26 Dec 1890 at Happy Valley, Victoria (near Myrtleford) (VRN 5529) and died 13 Jun 1970 near Wangaratta, Victoria (VRN 4892). Buried at Bendigo 17 Jun 1970. Married William Richard ALLOTT 23 Dec 1914 at Beechworth, Victoria (VRN 7526). He was born 8 Oct 1890 at Hurdle Flat, Victoria and died 9 Feb 1972 at Bendigo, Victoria. Buried at Bendigo 11 Feb 1972.
  2- John Thomas MORRISON was born 10 Mar 1892 at Murmungee, Victoria and died 9 Apr 1917 at White Cliffs, NSW (7110/1917).
  3- Sydney James MORRISON was born 2 May 1893 at Dederang, Victoria and died 19 Mar 1981 at Denman, NSW. Married Mary McCULLOCH 11 May 1937 at Hay, NSW. She died 30 Dec 1978 at Wangaratta, Victoria.
  4- Charles MORRISON was born 23 Apr 1894 at Dederang, Victoria and died 3 May 1917 in France.
  5- Donald Alexander MORRISON was born 15 Jul 1895 at Dederang, Victoria and died 14 Jun 1957 at Quilpie, Queensland. Married Ethel HALL. She died 1 Jan 1953 at Stratford, Victoria.
  6- Elizabeth Catherine MORRISON was born 26 Nov 1896 at Dederang, Victoria and died 31 Dec 1956 at Yackandandah, Victoria. Married George Herbert RIDDINGTON in 1922. He was born 13 Jan 1894 and died 11 Jul 1944 at Yackandandah, Victoria.
  7- Matthew MORRISON was born 5 Apr 1898 at Dederang, Victoria and died 10 Jun 1958 at Bendigo, Victoria. Married Grace BECK.
  8- Margaret (Maggie) MORRISON was born 21 Sep 1899 at Dederang, Victoria and died early the next year.
B- George MORRISON was born 30 Jun 1863 at Monymusk, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and died 16 Jun 1943 at Myrtleford, Victoria (VRN 18156). Married Georgianna EDWARD 4 Feb 1891 at Beechworth Independent Church. She was born about 1861 and died 3 Sep 1945 at Myrtleford, Victoria.
  1- Ellen Catherine MORRISON was born 24 Dec 1891 at Happy Valley, Victoria and died 15 Jun 1916 at Myrtleford, Victoria.
  2- Jessie Isabella MORRISON was born 13 Dec 1892 at Happy Valley, Victoria and died 6 Sep 1991 at Beechworth, Victoria.
  3- Georgina Agnes MORRISON was born 27 Mar 1894 at Happy Valley, Victoria and died 30 Jul 1992 at Beechworth, Victoria. Married Charles Henry WHITE. He died about 2 Jun 1951 at Melbourne, Victoria.
  4- Llewelyn George MORRISON was born 15 Jan 1896 at Happy Valley, Victoria and died 27 May 1956 at Happy Valley, Victoria.
  5- Eliza Jane MORRISON was born 14 Feb 1897 at Happy Valley, Victoria and died 1 Mar 1950 at Beechworth, Victoria. Married William John McGUFFIE on 23 May 1923 at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Wangaratta. He was born about 1887 and died 13 May 1966 at Beechworth, Victoria.
  6- John Gordon MORRISON was born 5 Oct 1899 at Happy Valley, Victoria.
C- William MORRISON was born 20 Aug 1865 at Monymusk, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and died 1948 at Liverpool, NSW (RN 4935/1948).
D- Peter MORRISON was born 22 Jul 1867 at Monymusk, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and died 4 Nov 1946 at Myrtleford, Victoria (VRN 23505).
E- Catherine MORRISON was born 8 Oct 1869 at Monymusk, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and died 16 Oct 1904. Married John Turnbull RAE at Bowman's Presbyterian Church 14 Apr 1891. He was born about 1863 and died 12 Apr 1946 at Beechworth, Victoria.
  1- Alexander RAE was born 31 Dec 1892 and died 22 Aug 1934.
  2- Mary Catherine RAE was born 20 Jan 1895 at Murmungee, Victoria and died 4 Oct 1963 at Murmungee, Victoria.
  3- Jessie Issabella RAE was born 25 Nov 1896 at Murmungee, Victoria and died 16 May 1972 at Murmungee, Victoria.
  4- John Walter RAE was born 21 Mar 1900 at Murmungee, Victoria and died 16 Dec 1963 at Murmungee, Victoria.
  5- James Richard RAE was born 1 Jun 1902 at Murmungee, Victoria and died 30 Jul 1975 at Beechworth, Victoria.
  6- Janet Agnes RAE was born 13 Aug 1904 at Murmungee, Victoria and died 21 Jun 1985 at Tarrawingee, Victoria.
F- Jessie Annie MORRISON was born 12 Feb 1872 at Murmungee, Victoria (VRN 719) and died 17 Sep 1948 at Beechworth, Victoria (VRN 19948).
G- James MORRISON was born 16 May 1874 at Murmungee, Victoria (VRN 7131) and died 19 Sep 1953 at Beechworth, Victoria (VRN 20096).
H- Agnes Keil MORRISON was born 1 Sep 1878 Murmungee, Victoria (VRN 20804) and died 21 Sep 1962 Beechworth, Victoria (VRN 19485).

Notes:
1. Inverurie, Aberdeeshire, Scotland. From Joan Pritchard's "Descendants of John and Jane Morrison" - 1998.
2. Murmungee, Victoria. From Joan Pritchard's "Descendants of John and Jane Morrison" - 1998.
3. From Joan Pritchard's "Descendants of John and Jane Morrison" - 1998.

Images from "Descendants of John and Jane Morrison" - 1998, Joan Pritchard - except the colour photograph:

  "Monymusk" built by John Morrison and now restored (2008).

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