Photo taken about 1914 of some of the children of Allen James Morrison.
Left to right: Maynard, Rothel (Okie), Benjamin Franklin & Margaret. My Dad is 3rd from left. He was born in March 1912,
probably in the Hope Mills area. Maynard, Rothel and Benjamin Franklin's Mother was Carrie May Nunnery Morrison.
In the back: Tom (Walter). Tom and Margaret's mother was Margaret White Morrison.
Photo submitted by: Don F Morrison, 5822 Ruralview Rd Gibsonville, NC 27249
I don't have a chart but I have researched back to early 1800s. My Gf Allen James Morrison and his family came from Harnett
County around 1900. His father's name was also Allen James Morrison. His father's name was John Morrison, married Sarah McArthur
1814. This John was in the military in the 1830s, died about 1835, and his widow Sarah applied for and received a pension.
Census and land records show the early Morrisons in the Barbecue Church area. I tried to tie him to Alexander Morrison, but I
have no document to support that. I suspect his father was one of the many Daniels in the Barbecue area. I think he soon married
Catherine Cameron, daughter of John Cameron, who was nearby on the 1850 census. Evander was their first child. Catherine Cameron
Morrison is buried at Rockfish Presbyterian Church, without a stone. I was there in the 1980s and an aunt of mine said she is buried
beside a daughter. I think her name was Sarah Morrison Bradford (Fred?). I think she died in childbirth. I hope to put a monument there
Catherine Cameron Morrison is listed in Rockfish Church minutes. My grandparents Allen J and Carrie Mae Nunnery Morrison are
buried at Buffalo Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, NC Don Morrison
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