Captain Murdoch Nicholson
(-Abt 1839)
Catherine McIver
(Abt 1802-1876)
James Alexander Morrison
Margaret Nicholson
James Alexander Morrison Jr.


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Elizabeth Smith

James Alexander Morrison Jr.

  • Born: 12 Mar 1868, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Smith in Sep 1901
  • Died: 22 Jan 1950, Amherst, Nova Scotia at age 81 1
  • Buried: 25 Jan 1950, Amherst , Nova Scotia-Highland Cemetery

bullet  General Notes:

Found in the following Census Records:
1871 Colchester County, Tatamagouche, age 3
1891 Cumberland County, Amherst A, age 21
1901 Cumberland County, Amherst C, age 32 with birthdate of March 12, 1869
Also found in 1911 Census records.

From 1921 Census for Amherst Nova Scotia (Ancestry):
James A. Morrison renting at 136 Victoria Street.
Also wife Bessie age 48
Eric 18
Hawley 17
Jean 15
Molly 7

From obituary: He was a member of the firm of Dunlap Bros. and Company, having
been with them over 60 years. He was their commercial representative for many
years but retired from active service three years ago. He first worked with
the Bank of Pictou, which later amalgamated with the Bank of Nova Scotia. He
spent a short time in Halifax but had resided in Amherst for the greater part
of his life. He was a member of Ivy Lodge, I.O.O.F., of Alexandra Lodge, A.F.
and A.M., of the Marshlands Club and the Board of Trade.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Dunlap Brothers Hardware.


James married Elizabeth Smith, daughter of James Smith and Elizabeth Hawley, in Sep 1901. (Elizabeth Smith was born on 8 Oct 1872 in Truro, Nova Scotia,2 died on 22 Mar 1947 in Amherst, Nova Scotia 3 and was buried in Amherst , Nova Scotia-Highland Cemetery.)



1 Ancestry, Registration of Death Year: 1950 - Page: 1201.

2 Ibid, Nova Scotia Vital Records - Death Certificate for 1947 page 2355.

3 Ibid, Nova Scotia Vital Records - Death Certificate 1947 Page 2355.

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