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Memorable Manitobans: John Morrow (1855-?)

Farmer.

Born at Russell, Ontario on 11 March 1855, he came to Manitoba in 1879 where he homesteaded on 480 acres near Darlingford. He raised pure-bred Short Horn Cattle and Clydesdale Horses. In August 1879, he married Agnes Cany (?-?) and they had two sons and two daughters. He served for eight years as a trustee for the Darlingford Consolidated School Board, taking an active part in its organization, and was a Councillor for the Rural Municipality of Pembina. He was Secretary-Treasurer of the Kingsley Presbyterian Church.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 September 2018

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