Susan K Shackford, the daughter of Theodore and Dorothy (Kimball) Shackford was born November 7, 1809 in Allenstown, New Hampshire.
Susan married James Morrison, a farmer in Pembroke, on June 14, 1832. Five years later her father died leaving Susan and her sister two dollars. James died in Pembroke on August 27, 1853. In 1860 Susan was living with two of her children, Henry and Mary and reported real estate value of $2500 and a personal estate of $600. In 1870 and 1880, Susan’s son Henry was listed as head of household.
Susan died on February 11, 1894 in Pembroke of bronchitis. Susan had no will and during probate, her three children declined administration and agreed that her grandson, Horace Fowler should be the administrator . He became responsible to distribute about $600.
Merrimack Probate Records, Vol 84-87, 1892-1927
To the Hon. Judge of Probate for the County of Merrimack:
Respectfully Represents, Henry C. Morrison and Mary W. Morrison of
Pembroke and Abbie J Holt of Epsom,
in said county, that Susan K Morrison late of Pembroke, and
last an inhabitant, died on the 11th day of February A.D. 1894, intestate,
having at the time of her death, estate in said County; that the said petitioners are the only
children and heirs of said deceased who left no husband surviving her, that they
each decline to administrate upon said estate and recommend Horace
Lawler of Epsom in said County as a suitable person for that trust.
Abigail Jane Morrison (1833-1905) – married Philip Fife Holt
Henry Curtis Morrison (1840-1903)
Mary White Morrison (1842-1922)
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Note: The only mention of a middle initial K is in Susan’s death record.
1850 United States Federal Census, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, population schedule, Pembroke, Page 34 (stamped), 67 (penned), dwelling 36, family 40, James Morrison; digital images, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org
1860 United States Federal Census, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, population schedule, Pembroke, Page No 116, dwelling 930, family 964, Susan Morrison; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 27 January 2019).
1870 United States Federal Census, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, population schedule, Pembroke, Page No 9 (handwritten), 428 (stamped, dwelling 84, household 88, Henry C Morrison; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 December 2019).
1880 United States Federal Census, Merrimack County, population schedule, Pembroke, enumeration district (ED) 189, Page No 6, dwelling 52, family 56, Henry C Morrison; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 26 December 2019).
Carter N. F., Rev, History of Pembroke, N. H. 1730-1895: In Two Volumes, Vol. II.-Genealogical (Concord, N. H.: Republican Press Association, 1895), page 295; digital images, Hathi Trust (http://babel.hathitrust.org/ : accessed 17 March 2016.
New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947, , Susan K Morrison, death record, 11 February 1894; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 29 July 2013); New England Historical Genealogical Society. Citing New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records, Concord, New Hampshire.
New Hampshire, New Hampshire, County Probate Records, 1660-1973, ; digital images, FamilySearch, http://www.familysearch.org (: accessed 26 December 2019); Susan Morrison’s Probate Records.
New Hampshire, New Hampshire, County Probate Records, 1660-1973, Theodore Shackford; digital images, FamilySearch, http://www.familysearch.org (: accessed 24 February 2014); Merrimack, Probate Records 1839-1875 vol 16, page 219-220 (Image 114).
New Hampshire, New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947, , James Morrison married Susan Shackford, 14 June 1832; index and images, Family Search (http://familysearch.org : https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLX5-MK3, accessed 8 July 2017).
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