Neil Morrison

Male 1783 - 1874  (90 years)


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  • Name Neil Morrison 
    Born 24 Dec 1783 
    Gender Male 
    _MILT War of 1812 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 May 1874  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 448
      Neil Morrison, Esq.
      (40-50) 1M
      (30-40) 1F
      (5-10) 1M 3F
      (0-5) 1M 1F

      1840 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 185
      Neil Morison, Esq.
      (50-60) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (15-20) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 1M 3F
      (5-10) 1M
      (0-5) 1M

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 233-B

      1851, Feb 4 -- War of 1812 Pension, File 22995, Neil Morrison
      Neill Morrison (age 66), resident of Carter?s Mills in Moore County, NC, applied for a pension in Moore County, NC. Morrison stated that he served under Captain Isaac Sullivan and later received a land warrant for 40 acres for his service. J.A. Barrett, J.R. Brown, Col. W.B. Richardson, Daniel McLean and Benj. F. Munroe attested to his service. He married Mary Nicholson 12 Oct 1820 in Montgomery County, NC. In 1907, his daughter Catherine Morrison filed a claim for his pension.

      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 216
      1870 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 488

      1874, Mar 11 -- Obituary, NC Presbyterian [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
      At his residence in Moore County, NC, on Sabbath evening the 10th of May, Mr. Neill Morrison, aged 91 years, 4 months and 16 days. The deceased was a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in Bensalem...a veteran in the War of 1812, and second in command of a company...he was a pensioner since Feb 14th, 1871.
    Person ID I22580  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2019 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with Neil Morrison 

    Family Mary Nicholson,   b. 15 Jun 1796,   d. 29 Nov 1873  (Age 77 years)  [2
    Married 12 Oct 1820  Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Norman Morrison,   b. 5 Sep 1821,   d. 15 Feb 1900  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Margaret Morrison,   b. 5 Dec 1822,   d. 27 Sep 1877  (Age 54 years)
    +3. Mary Ann Morrison,   b. 16 Nov 1824,   d. 14 Jul 1896  (Age 71 years)
    +4. Sarah Isabella Morrison,   b. 12 Sep 1826,   d. 17 Mar 1906  (Age 79 years)
     5. Samuel Nicholson Morrison,   b. 28 Dec 1828,   d. 17 Oct 1907  (Age 78 years)
     6. Catherine Elizabeth Morrison,   b. 16 Nov 1830,   d. 24 Oct 1917  (Age 86 years)
     7. Alexander Allen Morrison,   b. 22 Nov 1832,   d. 13 Feb 1897  (Age 64 years)
     8. John Calvin Morrison,   b. 13 Dec 1834,   d. 6 Apr 1863  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F6863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Oct 1820 - Montgomery County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 May 1874 - Moore County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moore County, NC at Bensalem Presbyterian Church Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1844 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    1851 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 6
    Courtesy of the NC Archives.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1113] Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, James Vann Comer, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).

    2. [S1329] Chronicles and Records of Bensalem Church, Eagle Springs, Moore County, NC.