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Descendents of George Cleghorn (16 Aug 1820 - 28 Mar 1867)
and Agnes Hogg (1825 - 26 Jan 1899)

Second Immigrant Generation

2. Elizabeth "Bess" Cleghorn . Daughter of George Cleghorn & Agnes Hogg. Born 1845 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Died 28 Feb 1929 in Forest City, Maine. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    From newspaper obituary:

    Dead At Forest City

    Mrs Bessie Morrow, of South Tweedside, Passes Away at Age of 83 Years

    South Tweedside, March 16 -- The community of South Tweedside was deeply saddened when it was learned that Mrs Bessie Morrow, one of its oldest and most highly esteemed residents, had passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs John Brooks, Forest City, Maine, February 29th, at the age of 83 years.


    Mrs Morrow was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, and came to Canada 73 years ago.   She had been in poor health and was a patient at Victoria Hospital for some time.


    She leaves to mourn their loss one son, James, of Tweedside, and one daughter, Mrs John Brooks, of Forest City; her husband having predeceased her 33 years; several grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive her.


    Her remains were brought to Harvey and taken to the Presbyterian church, of which deceased was a lifelong member.   The funeral service was conducted by the pastor, Rev. G. E. Knight.   The choir rendered Safe in the Arms of Jesus, Face to Face, and Will the Circle Be Unbroken.   The floral tributes were many and beautiful.


    The pallbearers were four grandsons, Roy Morrow, Wallace Morrow, William Morrow and Harry Brooks.     Interment was made in the Manners Sutton cemetery.


    She married William Benjamin Morrow, 22 Mar 1864 in Harvey, York Co. By Rev. Samuel Johnson . Born 1832 in Ireland. Died 3 Apr 1895 in Tweedside. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion Presbyterian.


    According to the 1871 Census, William was born in Ireland.


   From York Co NB Marriage Register C 1850-1866 (PANB):   Witnesses to marriage of William Morrow and Elizabeth Cleghorn were George Wood and George Cleghorn.


    William Benjamin Morrow and his wife Bess Cleghorn farmed in South Tweedside, and had two children:   Jim and Agnes.


    They had the following children:

  12   i.   James William "Jim" Morrow

  13   ii.   Agnes Jane Morrow

Undated cabinet card type photograph of:

(b. 3 Aug 1869 - d. 9 Dec 1960)

and husband


Source: Ruth Cleghorn Ker; rephotographed by Tim Patterson July 22, 2006.



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