The Scottish McMORRANsof ONTARIO, Canada
This page was created 28 October 2002 and last modified 15 March 2009

Scottish McMorran families:

FAMILY 1 - JAMES WILLIAM McMORRAN & LOUISA SCOTT

FAMILY 2 - THOMAS McMORRAN & MARY FOSTER

FAMILY 3 - GEORGE & ALLESON McMORRAN

FAMILY 4 - EDWIN & MARGARET McMARRAN

1881 CENSUS

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FAMILY 1
Generation One

1. JAMES WILLIAM McMORRAN, b. 16 DEC 1830 in Wilton, Roxburgh, (son of JAMES McMORRAN and ELIZABETH PATON) baptized 28 JAN 1831 in Wilton, Roxburgh, d. 4 JAN 1893, occupation Wool Spinner.  (1) Married 28 JAN 1851 in Hawick, Roxburgh, LOUISA SCOTT, b. 8 AUG 1832 in Hawick, Roxburgh, (daughter of WILLIAM SCOTT and ANNE CAIRNS) d. APR 1875 in Valleyfield, Quebec.  (2) Married 6 NOV 1878 in Williamsford, Sauble, Grey County, Ontario, CATHERINE BELL, (daughter of CHARLES RICE and MABEL FERGUSON). This family emigrated from Scotland to Ontario following the birth of William in 1854.  They later moved to Harriston where James ran the "Bummers Roost" hotel
    Children by LOUISA SCOTT:
      i. JAMES McMORRAN, b. 5 MAY 1851.
    2. ii. WILLIAM SCOTT McMORRAN b. 3 AUG 1854.
    3. iii. HUGH McMORRAN b. 14 OCT 1855.
      iv. ANNIE McMORRAN, b. 23 MAY 1857 in Harriston, Ontario, d. 1857 in Harriston, Ontario.
      v. ELIZABETH McMORRAN, b. 9 OCT 1859 in Harriston, Ontario, d. 29 OCT 1859 in Harriston, Ontario.
    4. vi. EBENEZER McMORRAN b. 24 APR 1863.
    5. vii. ANN McMORRAN b. 28 FEB 1865.
      viii. ELIZABETH McMORRAN, b. 16 JAN 1867 in Hespeler, Ontario.  She married WILLIAM BOND.
      ix. LOUISE McMORRAN, b. 9 AUG 1870 in Hespeler, Ontario.  She married ALFRED GILPIN.
    6. x. MARY JANET McMORRAN b. 6 MAY 1872.
    7. xi. ROBERT SCOTT McMORRAN b. 25 MAR 1874.
    Children by CATHERINE BELL:
    8. xii. CHRISTINA McMORRAN b. 6 OCT 1880.

ONTARIO 1871 CENSUS INDEX

MCMORRAN JAMES aged 40 born SCOTLAND census place WATER LOOPS occupation SPINNER (ref. 031 G 33 40) (this is James William above)
MCMORRAN JAMES aged 18 born SCOTLAND census place WELLINGTON occupation FARMER (ref. 035 C 2 50 31) (probably the son of James above)

Generation Two

2. WILLIAM SCOTT McMORRAN, b. 3 AUG 1854, d. 12 APR 1914.  He married J. CARRUTHERS, b. 12 SEP 1853, d. 4 OCT 1923.
    Children:
      i. WILLIAM McMORRAN, b. 1879, d. 17 JAN 1941.  He married LAURA ARSENAULT.
    9. ii. EBENEZER McMORRAN.
    10. iii. JOHN H. McMORRAN b. 27 MAY 1889.

3. HUGH McMORRAN, b. 14 OCT 1855 in Minto, Ontario, d. 23 APR 1916.  He married HERMINE LEMOINE, b. 1869, d. 1 JUN 1928.
    Children:
    11. i. ROBERT SCOTT McMORRAN b. 23 OCT 1897.
    12. ii. JAMES WILLIAM McMORRAN b. 10 JUN 1901.
      iii. LOUISE ANN McMORRAN.

4. EBENEZER McMORRAN, b. 24 APR 1863 in Harriston, Ontario.  He married JENNIE.
    Children:
      i. EDWARD McMORRAN.

5. ANN McMORRAN, b. 28 FEB 1865 in Hamilton, Ontario, d. 9 FEB 1945.  Married 1882, EDWARD LEVI BUTCHART, b. 1861 in Carrick Twp., Bruce Cty, Canada, d. NOV 1925.
    Children:
      i. LOUISE IRENE BUTCHART, b. 10 AUG 1893, d. 1975.
      ii. ELSIE JEAN BUTCHART, b. 18 JUN 1896, d. 1971.  Married 19 JUL 1947, JACK PURCHASE, b. 1895, d. 1974.
    13. iii. EDNA BUTCHART b. 13 MAR 1900.

6. MARY JANET McMORRAN, b. 6 MAY 1872 in Hespeler, Ontario, d. 4 APR 1947.  She married MICHAEL KELLY, b. 1870, d. 26 JAN 1934.
    Children:
      i. DOROTHY KELLY, b. 25 OCT 1899.
      ii. EDWIN KELLY.
      iii. LOUISE KELLY.
      iv. JAMES KELLY.
      v. FRANCES KELLY.

7. ROBERT SCOTT McMORRAN, b. 25 MAR 1874 in Hespeler, Ontario, d. 17 NOV 1953.  Married 22 FEB 1905, MARGARET HORROCKS, b. 5 DEC 1884, (daughter of WILLIAM HORROCKS and SARAH DOBSON) d. 16 JUN 1971.
    Children:
    14. i. HAZEL I. McMORRAN b. 28 OCT 1905.
    15. ii. BESSIE McMORRAN b. 10 JUN 1910.
    16. iii. WILLIAM J. McMORRAN b. 18 MAR 1917.

8. CHRISTINA McMORRAN, b. 6 OCT 1880 in Ontario, d. 27 NOV 1949.  She married EDWARD J. SWINK, b. 31 DEC 1877 in Michigan, d. 19 JAN 1954.
    Children:
      i. EDWARD H. SWINK, b. c.1903 in Michigan.
    17. ii. MILDRED C. SWINK b. c.1913.
    18. iii. RALPH SWINK b. 3 OCT 1916.

Generation Three

9. EBENEZER McMORRAN.  He married SYBIL.
    Children:
      i. SALLY McMORRAN.  She married FRANCIS, (details excluded).

10. JOHN H. McMORRAN, b. 27 MAY 1889, d. 10 JUN 1919.  Married 28 NOV 1910, M. J. PLAMONDON.
    Children:
      i. ALMA L. AGNES McMORRAN, b. 13 MAY 1911.
      ii. WILHELMINA C. McMORRAN, b. 8 FEB 1914.
      iii. ALEXANDER WILLIAM McMORRAN, b. 12 SEP 19??.
      iv. MARGARET ALLINE McMORRAN, b. 3 APR 1917, d. 9 JUL 1917.

11. ROBERT SCOTT McMORRAN, b. 23 OCT 1897 in St Hyathincinthe, Quebec, d. 14 APR 1979.  He married CARRIE ARNOLD, b. 10 NOV 1895.
    Children:
    19. i. LLOYD HUGH McMORRAN b. 28 FEB 1924.
      ii. ROBERT McMORRAN, b. 31 AUG 1925, d. 27 DEC 1987.  He married VONDA ZIOLKOWSKI, b. 13 JUL 1923.
    20. iii. MARION McMORRAN (details excluded).

12. JAMES WILLIAM McMORRAN, b. 10 JUN 1901, d. 20 FEB 1975.  Married APR 1939, ARMANDE SIMARD, b. 22 DEC 1905, d. 5 JUL 1992.
    Children:
    21. i. JAMES C. P. McMORRAN (details excluded).

13. EDNA BUTCHART, b. 13 MAR 1900, d. 23 DEC 1992.  Married 22 SEP 1926, HAROLD DOIG, b. 1897, d. 13 DEC 1982.
    Children:
      i. EDWARD DOIG, (details excluded).  He married JOYCE NICALL, (details excluded).
    22. ii. MARIANNE DOIG (details excluded).

14. HAZEL I. McMORRAN, b. 28 OCT 1905, d. MAR 1993.  She married G. COMMONS, b. 5 JUL 1895, d. 2 NOV 1963.
    Children:
    23. i. MILES COMMONS (details excluded).
    24. ii. KEITH COMMONS (details excluded).

15. BESSIE McMORRAN, b. 10 JUN 1910.  Married 28 JUN 1934, CHESTER RHINES, b. 23 JUN 1909, d. 27 AUG 1987.
    Children:
    25. i. MARGARET RHINES (details excluded).
    26. ii. ROBERT C. RHINES (details excluded).
    27. iii. DONNA RHINES (details excluded).
    28. iv. DON S. RHINES (details excluded).

16. WILLIAM J. McMORRAN, b. 18 MAR 1917.  He married EDITH JOHNSON, b. 7 APR 1918 in North Dakota, d. 17 SEP 1993 in North Dakota.
    Children:
    29. i. ROBBIN McMORRAN (details excluded).
    30. ii. JANET A. McMORRAN (details excluded).
    31. iii. JOANN L. McMORRAN (details excluded).

17. MILDRED C. SWINK, b. c.1913 in Michigan.  She married ? MORRISON.
    Children:
      i. WILLIAM MORRISON.

18. RALPH SWINK, b. 3 OCT 1916 in Michigan, d. 2 APR 1948.
    Children:
      i. JAMES SWINK.
    32. ii. CHRIS SWINK (details excluded).

Generation Four

19. LLOYD HUGH McMORRAN, b. 28 FEB 1924 in Hamilton, Ontario.  He married EDNA DIXON, b. 24 JAN 1923.
    Children:
    33. i. LARRY McMORRAN.
    34. ii. BRADLEY J. McMORRAN.

20. MARION McMORRAN, (details excluded).  She married HARRY DAVIDSON, (details excluded).
    Children:
      i. ANDREA DAVIDSON.

21. JAMES C. P. McMORRAN, (details excluded).  (1) He married PEARL MARSH, (details excluded).  (2) He married SHEILA PERRY, (details excluded).
    Children by PEARL MARSH:
      i. SCOTT McMORRAN, (details excluded).
    35. ii. PAUL McMORRAN (details excluded).
      iii. SARAH McMORRAN, (details excluded).

22. MARIANNE DOIG, (details excluded).  She married HARVEY BRIDE, (details excluded).
    Children:
    36. i. PETER BRIDE (details excluded).
      ii. MIRIAM BRIDE, (details excluded).

23. MILES COMMONS, (details excluded).  He married DORIS MAUGHN.
    Children:
    37. i. MICHAEL COMMONS (details excluded).

24. KEITH COMMONS, (details excluded).  He married INEZ OLEN, (details excluded).
    Children:
    38. i. LESLIE COMMONS b. DEC 1957.
    39. ii. WENDY COMMONS (details excluded).
      iii. THOMAS COMMONS.

25. MARGARET RHINES, (details excluded).  She married EDGAR LAWSON, (details excluded).
    Children:
    40. i. BEVERLY LAWSON (details excluded).
      ii. ROBERT C. LAWSON, (details excluded).
      iii. RICHARD H. LAWSON, (details excluded).  He married MARY C. LANE, (details excluded).
      iv. ANN L. LAWSON, (details excluded).  She married JOHN OLSSON, (details excluded).

26. ROBERT C. RHINES, (details excluded).  He married C. MINER, (details excluded).
    Children:
      i. MICHAEL E. RHINES, (details excluded).  He married BARBARA RENKO.
      ii. LINDA RHINES, (details excluded).

27. DONNA RHINES, (details excluded).  She married JOSEPH THOMAS, (details excluded).
    Children:
      i. BRIAN THOMAS, (details excluded).
      ii. KENNETH THOMAS, (details excluded).

28. DON S. RHINES, (details excluded).  He married PAT DEMEREST.
    Children:
      i. TRICIA RHINES.

29. ROBBIN McMORRAN, (details excluded).  He married D. MATEYCEK, (details excluded).
    Children:
    41. i. KELLY J. McMORRAN (details excluded).
      ii. BROOK A. McMORRAN.
      iii. LORI RAE McMORRAN, (details excluded).
    42. iv. SHANNON McMORRAN (details excluded).

30. JANET A. McMORRAN, (details excluded).  (1) She married GLEN MAETZOLD, b. 17 JAN 1939, d. OCT 1976.  (2) She married A. HAUGHLAND, (details excluded).
    Children by GLEN MAETZOLD:
      i. N. MAETZOLD, (details excluded).
    Children by A. HAUGHLAND:
      ii. JODI HAUGHLAND, (details excluded).  She married MICHAEL CROUSE.
      iii. TANYA HAUGHLAND, (details excluded).

31. JOANN L. McMORRAN, (details excluded).  (1) She married KIRBY ZELLERS, (details excluded).  (2) She married KEN PAULSON, (details excluded).
    Children by KIRBY ZELLERS:
      i. KURT ZELLERS, (details excluded).
      ii. JODI L. ZELLERS, (details excluded).
    Children by KEN PAULSON:
      iii. HANS K. PAULSON, (details excluded).

32. CHRIS SWINK, (details excluded).  He married CLAUDIA.
    Children:
      i. DANIEL B. SWINK, (details excluded).

Generation Five

33. LARRY McMORRAN.  He married SUSAN STEWART, (details excluded).
    Children:
      i. LORI McMORRAN, (details excluded).

34. BRADLEY J. McMORRAN.  He married LINDA LEVESQUE, b. 21 MAY 19??.
    Children:
      i. CARRIE McMORRAN, (details excluded).

35. PAUL McMORRAN, (details excluded).  He married CHRISTINE.
    Children:
      i. SETH McMORRAN, (details excluded).

36. PETER BRIDE, (details excluded).  He married SHANNON KIRKUP, (details excluded).
    Children:
      i. EMILY S. BRIDE, (details excluded).

37. MICHAEL COMMONS, (details excluded).  He married SHARI YOKUM.
    Children:
      i. GARRET COMMONS.

38. LESLIE COMMONS, b. DEC 1957, d. 1990.  Married JUL 1979, JEFFREY LEEPER.
    Children:
      i. BRYAN A. LEEPER, (details excluded).
      ii. KEVIN M. LEEPER, (details excluded).

39. WENDY COMMONS, (details excluded).  She married GARY LEISY.
    Children:
      i. MATTHEW LEISY, (details excluded).

40. BEVERLY LAWSON, (details excluded).  She married RONALD HILES.
    Children:
      i. CHRIS HILES, (details excluded).
      ii. AMANDA HILES, (details excluded).

41. KELLY J. McMORRAN, (details excluded).  She married DENNIS LARSON, (details excluded).
    Children:
      i. CODY LARSON, (details excluded).
      ii. SYDNEY JEAN LARSON, (details excluded).

42. SHANNON McMORRAN, (details excluded).  She married STEVE HANCOCK.
    Children:
      i. BLAKE HANCOCK, (details excluded).

Earlier generations of this family can be found on the McMORRANS OF ROXBURGH site. Details of more recently born family members are excluded for privacy reasons but can be supplied to family members only on request.
 
CENSUS 1871
MCMORRAN, JAMES; Sex: Male; Age: 40
Born: 1831 @ SCOTLAND - 
Position in home: Head of House
Religion: Presbyterian
Ethnic Origin: SCOTCH
Occupation: SPINNER
Electoral District: Waterloo South
Electoral Sub-district Name: Hespeler Village
Enumerator's Division: 33
Enumerator's Page Number: 40
Electoral Sub-district Name: Hespeler


McMORRANS ON THE INTERNET (these individuals have contacted me with an interest in family history)
Lloyd McMorran Picon, Ontario
James McMorran Stewiacke, Nova Scotia

FAMILY 2
1. THOMAS McMORRAN b. 4 SEP 1874, Pencaitland, East Lothian, (son of JOHN McMORRAN and EUPHEMIA HOGG) m. FEB 1907, in Byron, Ontario, MARY ELIZA FOSTER, b. 30 AUG 1878, Byron, Ontario, d. FEB 1962, London, Ontario, buried: Woodland Cemetery, London, Ontario.  THOMAS died 14 JUN 1949, London, Ontario, buried: Woodland Cemetery, London, Ontario
    Children:
    2. i HELEN GEORGINA McMORRAN b. 10 OCT 1912.
    3. ii CECIL JOHN McMORRAN b. 9 APR 1909.
      iii WILLIAM THOMAS McMORRAN b. 21 APR 1916, London, Ontario, m. EILEEN L. BAKER, b. 1914, Toronto, buried: Woodland Cemetery, London, Ontario.  WILLIAM died MAR 1999.

Second Generation

2. HELEN GEORGINA McMORRAN b. 10 OCT 1912, London, Ontario, m. JOHN MacMORRAN ANDERSON, b. 19 FEB 1913, Edinburgh, MLN, (son of Unknown ANDERSON and MARGARET McMORRAN). HELEN died JAN 1995, Oakville, Ontario.
    Children:
      i ROSS ELGIN ANDERSON b. 5 OCT 1942, Port Elgin, Ontario, d. 7 OCT 1942.
      ii MARGARET JEAN ANDERSON b. 2 FEB 1944, London, Ontario.
      iii BARBARA ELLEN ANDERSON b. 2 JUL 1947, London, Ontario.
      iv JOHN THOMAS MacMORRAN ANDERSON b. 25 MAR 1951, Calgary, Alberta.

3. CECIL JOHN McMORRAN b. 9 APR 1909, London, Ontario, m. 23 JUL 1932, in London, Ontario, CATHERINE ELIZABETH SLEEMAN, b. 21 MAY 1910, London, Ontario, d. 9 MAR 1992.  CECIL died 26 NOV 1987, Lambeth, Ontario, buried: Woodland Cemetery, London, Ontario.
    Children:
    4. i MARILYN HELEN McMORRAN b. 22 OCT 1935.
    5. ii MAXINE CATHERINE McMORRAN b. 2 AUG 1945.

Third Generation

4. MARILYN HELEN McMORRAN b. 22 OCT 1935, London, Ontario, m. 21 SEP 1957, in London, Ontario, CLIFFORD STEPHENS.
    Children:
    6. i JOAN ELIZABETH STEPHENS b. 11 JUL 1964.
      ii PAUL WILLIAM STEPHENS b. 12 MAY 1996, Stratford, Ontario, m. 25 NOV 1999, JACQUELINE STEPHENS.
    7. iii BRADLEY JOHN STEPHENS b. 5 SEP 1969.

5. MAXINE CATHERINE McMORRAN b. 2 AUG 1945, m. 18 OCT 1980, DAN CLIFFORD.
    Children:
      i DANA CATHERINE CLIFFORD b. 1 AUG 1981.

Fourth Generation

6. JOAN ELIZABETH STEPHENS b. 11 JUL 1964, Stratford, Ontario, m. 20 JUN 1992, STEVEN MATTHEW.
    Children:
      i KATHRYN ANNE MATTHEW b. 23 JUN 1994.

7. BRADLEY JOHN STEPHENS b. 5 SEP 1969, Stratford, Ontario, m. 20 JUL 1996, STEPHANIE CARTER.
    Children:
      i BENJAMIN STEPHENS b. 9 MAR 1999.

Details of earlier generations of this family can be found on the McMORRANS OF PEEBLESHIRE/LANARKSHIRE site.


Family members on the internet
Jacqueline Stephens Jac121974@aol.com St. Marys, Ontario wife of Paul Stephens 4(ii)

FAMILY 3
CENSUS 1881 - Oneida, Haldimand, Ontario
 Name  Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
George MCMORRAN  Male  Scottish  27  Scotland  Carpenter  C. Presbyterian 
Alleson MCMORRAN  Female  Scottish  24  Ontario   C. Presbyterian 
Cathrine MCMORRAN    Female  Scottish  Ontario   C. Presbyterian 
Beatrice MCMORRAN    Female  Scottish  Ontario   C. Presbyterian 
Mary MCMORRAN    Female  Scottish  1 Born: Jan; 3/12  Ontario   C. Presbyterian 

FAMILY 4
CENSUS 1881 - St John's Ward, Toronto, York, Ontario
Name  Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
Edwin MCMARRAN  Male  Scottish  28  Ontario  Dry Goods Salesman  Presbyterian 
Margt. MCMARRAN  Female  Scottish  69  Scotland    Presbyterian 
George MCMARRAN    Male  Scottish  22  Ontario  Butcher  Presbyterian 
Agnes MCMARRAN    Female  Scottish  24  Ontario    Presbyterian 
Bertha MCMARRAN    Female  Scottish  Ontario    Presbyterian 
Lotty MCMARRAN    Female  Scottish  Ontario    Presbyterian 

CENSUS 1881

CENSUS 1881 - Oneida, Haldimand, Ontario
Name  Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
Petre ELDER  Male  Scottish  70  Scotland  Farmer  C. Presbyterian 
Jane ELDER Female  Scottish  68  Scotland    C. Presbyterian 
James ELDER    Male  Scottish  32  Ontario  Farmer  C. Presbyterian 
Ann THOMPSON    Female  Scottish  15  Ontario Servant  C. Presbyterian 
James MCMORRAN  Male  Scottish  29  Scotland  Farmer  C. Presbyterian 

CENSUS 1881 - Oneida, Haldimand, Ontario
Name  Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
Elizabeth MCMORRAN  Female  Scottish  25  Ontario   C. Presbyterian 
James PENDRICH  Male  Scottish  64  Scotland  Farmer  C. Presbyterian 
Beatres PENDRICH  Female  Scottish  52  Scotland    C. Presbyterian 

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