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Alice Gertrude Lyford

(c. 1862 - Mar 27, 1923)
Alice Gertrude Lyford|b. c. 1862\nd. Mar 27, 1923|p5265.htm|Wright Chamberlain Lyford|b. c. 1836|p6736.htm|Sarah Mitchell|b. c. 1839|p6742.htm|||||||||||||
Descendants of Thomas Morkill
     Alice Gertrude Lyford was born circa 1862 in the United States.2,3 She was the daughter of Wright Chamberlain Lyford and Sarah Mitchell.1,2

     She appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec in the household of her parents.3

     Alice married Nelson Alexander Morkill, son of Richard Dalby Morkill and Luvia Doolittle Osgood, 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.4,1

     Alice died on Mar 27, 1923 in Partick, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.2

Child of Alice Gertrude Lyford and Nelson Alexander Morkill


  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. Statutory Registers from 1855. New Register House, Edinburgh: General Register Office for Scotland. Death registrations.
  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.