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Richard Dalby Morkill

(Aug 26, 1818 - c. Feb 5, 1900)
Richard Dalby Morkill|b. Aug 26, 1818\nd. c. Feb 5, 1900|p4877.htm|Thomas Morkill|b. Jul 27, 1773\nd. Nov 13, 1858|p6674.htm|Elizabeth Dalby|d. Jan 6, 1847|p6675.htm|||||||||||||
Descendants of Thomas Morkill
     Richard Dalby Morkill was born on Aug 26, 1818 in Bardsey, Yorkshire in England.1,2,3,4,5 He was the son of Thomas Morkill and Elizabeth Dalby.1 He was baptized on Nov 13, 1818 in Bardsey.1

     Richard emigrated to Sherbrooke, Québec in 1836.1

     Richard married Luvia Doolittle Osgood, daughter of Alexander Osgood and Maria Loisa Pattee, on Jun 2, 1845 at the Episcopal Church in Ascot.6,1

     Richard and Luvia appeared on the 1851 Canadian Census of Ascot township, Sherbrooke, Canada East (Québec). Listed with them were their daughters Ruperta and Maria.3

     Richard, widower, appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Sherbrooke, Centre Ward, Sherbrooke, Québec with his children George, James, John, Nelson and William, and daughter-in-law Mary Louisa LeBaron. Also in the household were Anne Banon and Sarah Bartelett.4

     Richard died circa Feb 5, 1900 in Sherbrooke.1,5 He was buried in St. Peter's Cemetery, Sherbrooke.5

Children of Richard Dalby Morkill and Luvia Doolittle Osgood


  1. 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.
  2. Simmons, Marlene. E-mail message(s) to author. 2000.
  3. Canada East (Québec). District Sherbrooke (29). 1851 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-1142-1143. Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada. Online Library and Archives Canada.
  4. Quebec. District Sherbrooke (55). 1881 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-13199 (FHL Film 1375835). Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  5. Cemeteries of Québec. Sherbrooke County, Sherbrooke, Saint Peter's Cemetery. Online
  6. 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.