Genealogy: Strobridge Morrison Or Morison Strawbridge

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Vox Populi Press ; S. W. Huse & Company, 1891 - 299 pages
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Page 217 - I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, that unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.
Page xiv - In the two years which followed the Antrim evictions, thirty thousand Protestants left Ulster for a land where there was no legal robbery, and where those who sowed the seed could reap the harvest.
Page 161 - It has been found spelled in many different ways, such as Maryson, Moreson, Moryson, Morreson, Moorison, Morrisson, Morson, Morisown, Morisone, Morison, Morrison, Murison, and Morrowson. In early days, the family in Scotland, England, Ireland, and America almost invariably spelled their name with one r; thus, Morison.
Page xvii - ... ministers were thus fitted to become the leaders of their congregations in school as well as in church affairs, and the history that is to follow will show how faithfully they performed their duties respecting education. Of the Scotch-Irish settlers in the Kittochtinny Valley, Judge Chambers says: "Simultaneous with the organization of congregations by these settlers, was the establishment of schoolhouses in every neighborhood.
Page 123 - A life well spent, whose early care it was His riper years should not upbraid his green : By unperceived degrees he wears away ; Yet, like the sun, seems larger at his setting...
Page xiv - If they intended to live as freemen, speaking no lies, and professing openly the creed of the Reformation, they must seek a country where the long arm of prelacy was still too short to reach them. During the first half of the eighteenth century, Down, Antrim, Tyrone, Armagh, and Derry were emptied of Protestant inhabitants, who were of more value to Ireland than...
Page 242 - In the name of God Amen. I Margaret Strawbridge of Liberty township Columbia County and State of Pennsylvania, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do make, ordain and publish this my last Will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say.
Page 160 - Morrisons,' an extract is made from 'A Description of the Lewis by John Morisone, Indweller there,' written presumably between 1678 and 1688, wherein he says : 'The first and most ancient inhabitants of this countrie were three men of three several races, viz : Mores, the sone of Kennanus whom the Irish* historians call "Makurich...
Page xvii - They have also from their ranks in Pennsylvania given to our Commonwealth five of her governors and a majority of the men who have composed and still compose the supreme and other courts of the State. In all stations under the national or State governments, civil or military, the men of this race have generally been prominent, eminent, patriotic, and faithful, wise, judicious, and deliberate in council, resolute, unwavering, and inflexible in the discharge of duty; and when called by their country...
Page xvi - ... developed enabled them to triumph over all obstacles in the hard life in the wilderness. Probably no people who ever landed in America have been so much misunderstood and misrepresented as the Scotch settlers of Windham, Londonderry, and other places colonized by this same Scotch race. The ignorance of other classes in relation to them and their history has been unbounded. They were called " Irish " when not a drop of " Irish

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