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John Thomas Morkill

(Jun 10, 1856 - Apr 14, 1937)
John Thomas Morkill|b. Jun 10, 1856\nd. Apr 14, 1937|p4883.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
     John Thomas Morkill was born on Jun 10, 1856 in Sherbrooke, Québec.1,2,3,4,5,6 He was the son of Richard Dalby Morkill and Luvia Doolittle Osgood. John was baptized on Dec 21, 1856 at the Episcopal Church in Sherbrooke; witnesses were John Morkill and P. Pennoyer.2

     He appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Sherbrooke, Centre Ward, Sherbrooke, Québec in the household of his father.4

     John married Maud Murilla Johnson, daughter of Edwin Ruthven Johnson and Harriet D. (?), on Dec 27, 1907.1,3

     John and Maud appeared on the 1911 Canadian Census of 13 Dominion Avenue, Sherbrooke, North Ward, Sherbrooke, Québec, with their son John.5

     John died on Apr 14, 1937 at the age of 80 years, 10 months and 4 days.6 He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Sherbrooke.6


  1. Men of Today in the Eastern Townships. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: Sherbrooke Record Company, 1917.
  2. 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, 1991. Births, 2 volumes.
  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. Québec. District Sherbrooke (198). 1911 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication T-20446. Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada. Online Library and Archives Canada.
  6. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada. Elmwood Cemetery. Tombstone data.