Mary Ann Morgan (1810-1901)

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Mary Ann Morgan was born 23 March 1810 in Wales, United Kingdom and died 12 January 1901 in Nichol, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada of unspecified causes. She married Archibald Farquharson Sherrat (1802-1885) circa 1834 .

  • Buried: in Nichol?
  • Pedigree: Unknown
  • Siblings: Unknown


Mary was born in Wales in 1810, the specific location is not known. Sometime before 1835, she emigrated to Ontario (then called West Canada), where she met and married Archibald Farquharson Sherrat, a Scottish immigrant and pioneer in Nichol Township, Wellington County. They had seven surviving children, and lived all their long lives in Nichol and nearby Fergus. She became a widow in 1885 at age 75. She died in 1901 at nearly 91 years of age, having survived her husband by 16 years.


Offspring of Mary Ann Morgan and Archibald Farquharson Sherrat (1802-1885)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Christian Farquharson Sherratt (1835-1922)
John Sherratt (1836)
Archibald Farquharson Sherratt (1838-1915)
Robert Sherratt (1841)
Jane Sherratt (1842)
Farquharson Sherratt (1844-1930)
Mary Sherratt (1847)
Isabella Sherratt (1850)
  1. Christian (Christina) Farquharson (b. 1835, Nichol; married John Cunningham 1855, Nichol; d. 1922, Nichol)
  2. John (b. 1836, Nichol; married Barbara Flewelling 1863)
  3. Archibald Farquharson (b. 1838, Nichol; married Susan Penny; d. 1915, Prince Rupert, BC)
  4. Robert Sherratt (b. 1841; died in infancy, Fergus, Wellington, Ontario)
  5. Jane (Jean) (b. 1842)
  6. Farquharson (Farky) (b. 1844; m. Susan Cook; d. 1930, Nichol)
  7. Mary (b. 1847)
  8. Isabella (b. 1850)



Census of Canada, Canada, Board of Registration and Statistics. On microfilm at LDS FHS 349243 (1851 Ontario Wellington), 349331-2 (1861 Ontario Wellington), 2230908-9 (1871 Ontario Wellington Centre), 1375895 (1881 Ontario Wellington Centre).
1851 Ontario, Wellington, Nichol ED17:
Archibald Sherrat, farmer, Scot (origin), 47 (age), Old Presbyterian
Mary, Wails (sic - origin), 40
Christian (16), John (14), Archibald (12), Jane (9), Farquharson (7), Mary (4), Isabella (1)
Children all born in Canada. Lived in single-family, single-story log house.
General notes: 49 folios of ~50 names/folio listed in Nichol. Three churches:
United Presbyterian, ~100
Free Presbyterian, ~500, Pastor Geo Smiley
Old Presbyterian, ~300, Rev Hugh Muir
1861 Ontario, Wellington, Nichol ED1 p12:
A F Sherratt, farmer, Scot, C of S, 57
Mary, Wales, 50
John (24), Jean (18), Farquharson (16), Mary (12), Isabella (9)
Children all single, all born in West Canada. Living in two-story stone house.
1871 Ontario, Wellington Centre, Nichol ED34 p34:
Archibald Sherratt, 67, Scotland (origin), C of S, Scottish
Mary, 61, Wales, C of S, Welsh
Isabella, 19, Ontario
Listed on same page immediately following their son Farquharson Sherratt and his family.
1881 Ontario, Wellington Centre, Fergus Dist 152B p.32 house 144:
Archibald Sherret, 78, Scot
Mary, 60, Eng

Nichol History
Beattie, David, Pillars and Pathways - A History of Nichol Township (Describes Archibald's civic service, and enumerates his children.)

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