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James Falshaw Morkill

(Apr 23, 1852 - Sep 17, 1917)
James Falshaw Morkill|b. Apr 23, 1852\nd. Sep 17, 1917|p4876.htm|Richard Dalby Morkill|b. Aug 26, 1818\nd. c. Feb 5, 1900|p4877.htm|Luvia Doolittle Osgood|b. Jan 21, 1824\nd. Aug 14, 1864|p4878.htm|Thomas Morkill|b. Jul 27, 1773\nd. Nov 13, 1858|p6674.htm|Elizabeth Dalby|d. Jan 6, 1847|p6675.htm|Alexander Osgood|||Maria L. Pattee|||
Descendants of Thomas Morkill
     James Falshaw Morkill was born on Apr 23, 1852 in Sherbrooke, Québec.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Richard Dalby Morkill and Luvia Doolittle Osgood.

     James married (1st) Mary Louisa LeBaron, daughter of Japhet Bush Lebaron and Lucy Wadleigh, on Sep 1, 1875 at St. James Anglican Church in Hatley.1,5,3

     He and Mary appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Sherbrooke, Centre Ward, Sherbrooke, Québec in the household of his father Richard.4 Their children, Rupert, Maud and possibly Elsie, should have appeared with them in the 1881 census, but I have not been able to locate them.

     James and Mary appeared as lodgers with their daughter Maud on the 1901 Canadian Census of 28 Commercial Street, Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke County, Québec in the household of Jas. R. Woodward.2

     James married (2nd) Ethel M Merriman, daughter of John Merriman, on Aug 7, 1912.1

     James died on Sep 17, 1917 at the age of 65 years, 4 months and 25 days.6 He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Sherbrooke.6

Children of James Falshaw Morkill and Mary Louisa LeBaron


  1. Men of Today in the Eastern Townships. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: Sherbrooke Record Company, 1917.
  2. Québec. District Sherbrooke (193). 1901 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication T-6546. Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  3. Morkill, J W. "Descent of Morkill, of Austhorpe and Newfield Hall, in the West Riding of the County of York". Compiled Mar 28, 1915. Original owned by Jane Patrick, copy in possession of author.
  4. Quebec. District Sherbrooke (55). 1881 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-13199 (FHL Film 1375835). Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  5. 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis: From the Church Records of Sixteen Religious Denominations, Catholics Not Included, 6 volumes. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de l'Est Inc, 1987. Marriages, 2 volumes.
  6. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. Elmwood Cemetery. Tombstone data.