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Nelson Alexander Morkill

(Feb 12, 1862 - bef. Mar 27, 1923)
Nelson Alexander Morkill|b. Feb 12, 1862\nd. bef. Mar 27, 1923|p4887.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
     Nelson Alexander Morkill was born on Feb 12, 1862 in Québec.1,2,3 He was the son of Richard Dalby Morkill and Luvia Doolittle Osgood. Nelson was privately baptized on May 19, 1862 at the Episcopal Church in Sherbrooke.1

     He appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Sherbrooke, Centre Ward, Sherbrooke, Québec in the household of his father.3

     Nelson married Alice Gertrude Lyford, daughter of W. C. Lyford and Sarah Mitchell, on Aug 19, 1887 at St. Peter's Church in Sherbrooke . The marriage was performed by A. Campbell Scarth, and was witnessed by W. C. Lyford (probably Alice's father), H. E. Macfarlane and I. H. Robins.4,2

     Nelson died before Mar 27, 1923.5

Child of Nelson Alexander Morkill and Alice Gertrude Lyford


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Quebec. District Sherbrooke (55). 1881 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-13199 (FHL Film 1375835). Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  4. Online Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967. Marriages.
  5. Statutory Registers from 1855. New Register House, Edinburgh: General Register Office for Scotland. Death registrations.