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


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Nettie Elizabeth Colwell

Elisha Roach Morrison

  • Born: 28 Feb 1875 2
  • Marriage: Nettie Elizabeth Colwell on 9 Oct 1912 in Halifax, Nova Scotia 1
  • Died: 12 Apr 1952, Halifax, Nova Scotia at age 77 1

bullet  General Notes:

Listed in 1881 Census for Cumberland County, Amherst, age 6. Not sure of spelling of name.
Found in the 1891 Census for Cumberland County Amherst A at age 16 and in school.
Found in the 1901 Census for Cumberland County Amherst C at age 26 with birthdate of Feb 28, 1875
Also found in 1911 Census.

Father's obituary shows Roach as working for Robb Engineering Co.

Obit for John W. Morrison in 1948 shows Roach living in Halifax.

Amherst Citizen of Feb 12, 1975 listed Roach as living on Victoria Street in 1899.
Reference is Claude del Black's Directory of the Town of Amherst.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Machinist.


Elisha married Nettie Elizabeth Colwell on 9 Oct 1912 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.1 (Nettie Elizabeth Colwell was born on 23 Dec 1874 in Calais, Maine USA, died on 12 Mar 1953 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and was buried on 14 Mar 1953 in Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax NS 1.)



1 Ancestry, Family Tree of Bruce Duncan.

2 Census Record, 1901 Census Cumberland County Amherst C Household 58.

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