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This is my father’s family history, the Moores of Montague, Prince Edward Island, originally George Moors from Portsea, Hampshire, England, and the Morrisons from the Isle of Harris, Scotland to Wreck Cove on the coast of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

Recording history and hoping to meet more of the living who share the Moore lineage.

This blog is a combination of two blogger blogs.

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4 thoughts on “About”

  1. Deborah Mobberley said:

    Hello there cousin! Alexander Morrison and Sarah Matheson were also my gggrandparents.

    I have some information on the genealogy of the family if you are interested. I was born in Nova Scotia, grew up in Toronto and am now living in Australia (a very long way away from my ‘heart home’ of Cape Breton.) According to the info. on the 1901 Census, Alexander (b. Aug.10, 1825) emigrated with his family in 1827 and Sarah (b.28 Mar. 1828) in 1829. You may now be able to find the records of their arrival. I haven’t gotten that far. I am descended from their son Angus L. Morrison and his wife Catherine MacLeod. Their daughter Sarah is my grandmother. She was born and raised at Wreck Cove and I often visited my great-uncles there in the summers on the farm beside Morrison’s Brook.

    Looking forward to connecting with you. Have a lovely day.
    Deborah

    • Hello, Deborah, so nice to meet you from so far away! I’m so glad you stopped by and shared your information. I will respond by email, once I’ve compared it with mine. You are the first Morrison cousin I have met — so exciting! Thank you so much.

  2. I recently uploaded photos of the Wreck Cove cemetery. Took them while on vacation in Cape Breton.
    I discovered your blog when I googled to see if any family genealogists were posting/researching the family there. You might be interested in taking a look. Best, Sheila

    http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GRid=168880690&CRid=2621079&

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