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Cyrus P. MORRISON
Betsey H. __?__
Husband:  Cyrus P. MORISON / MORRISON
Birth:  1823/4, VT
Death:  1880-1900, presumably in Addison, Addison Co., VT
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  born in NH
Mother:  born in VT
Marriage:
Wife:  Betsey H. __?__
Birth:  1824/5, VT
Death:  1910-20, presumably in Addison, Addison Co., VT
Occupation:  homemaker
Children born in Addison Co., VT:
1.  Sarah R. MORRISON, b. 1848/9; d. bef. 1860
2.  Mary Jane "Jennie" MORRISON, b. Jul 1851
3.  Edwin D. MORRISON, b. 1861/2, Addison
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, New Hampshire, Vermont

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #32 of 34):  Starksboro, Addison Co., VT, Roll M432_920, p. 257B, 245/245, enumerated 28 Aug 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Cyrus Morrison 26 M   Farmer   Vermont
Betsey   " 25 F       ditto
Sarah R  "  1 F       ditto

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7-8 of 26):  Addison P.O., Addison Co., VT, Roll M653_1315, pp. 7-8, PN 67-68, 522/50, enumerated 12 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
C P Morrison 36 M   Farmer 8000 1100 Vt
Betsey  " 35 F         "
[nest page]
Mary Morrison  9 F         Vt
Mary Furgeson 25 F         "

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #16 of 22):  Addison P.O., Addison, Addison Co., VT, Roll M593_1614, p. 9A, PN 17, 136/136, enumerated 5 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Morrison Cyrus B 46 M W Farmer 12000 2000 Vermont
    "    Betsey 45 F W Keeping house     "
    "    Jennie 18 F W At home     "
    "    Edwin  8 M W       "
Macarte James 19 M W Farm laborer     "

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #5 of 17):  Addison, Addison Co., VT, Roll T9_1340, p. 3A, PN 5, SD 137, ED 1, enumerated 11 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 11 13 14 24 25 26
54 56 Morison Cyrus W M 57     /   Farmer   VT NH VT
    _______ Betsey W F 55 Wife   /   Keeping House   VT NY VT
    _______ Jennie W F 29 Dau   /   At Home   VT VT VT
    _______ Edwin W M 18 Son /     At Home   VT VT VT
    _______ John W/M W M  3 Son /     At Home   VT VT VT
    Norton Plinnie W M 28 Son in Law   /   Carpenter 4 VT CT CT
    Norton Susan W F 63       / Boarder   CT CT MA
Jennie is married to Pliny NORTON and John is their son, not Cyrus & Betsey's.  Susan is Pliny's mother.

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 18):  Addison, Addison Co., VT, Roll T623_1689, p. 5A, SN 5, SD 1, ED 1, enumerated 13 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
89 92 Norton Pliny B Head W M Aug 1848 51 M 24     VT CT VT Farmer   Y Y Y O M F 83
    ______ Jennie M Wife W F Jul 1851 48 M 24 2 2 VT VT VT     Y Y Y        
    ______ John M Son W M Nov 1876 23 S       VT VT VT     Y Y Y        
    ______ Cyrus A Son W M Jun 1887 12 S       VT VT VT     Y Y Y        
    ______ Fred Servant W M May 1873 27 S       VT VT VT Farm laborer 2 Y Y Y        
    Morrison Betsey M-in-law W F May 1825 75 Wd   1 1 VT VT VT     Y Y Y        

8.  1910 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 22):  Main Road, Addison Town, Addison Co., VT, Roll T624_1612 (Part 1), p. 4A, SN 4A, SD 207?, ED 1, enumerated 20 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 26 27 28 29
52 53 Norton Pliny B Head M W 57 M2 8/12     VT CT VT Eng farmer own farm Emp     Y Y O M F 41
    ______ Martha G Wife F W 33 M1 8/12     OH OH NY Eng None         Y Y        
    Morrison Betsy H M-in-law F W 84 Wd 63 3 1 VT VT VT Eng None         Y Y        
    St Johns Edwin H Hand man M W 34 S       VT Fr Can Fr Can Eng farm laborer working out W N 0 Y Y        

9.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

10.  Donald A. Stratton.  Hobby: Genealogy Notes (online at www.uvm.edu/~dstratto/).  Selected extract.
Person: Cyrus Morrison (2)
Mother: Ann Morrison
Father: Ephraim Morrison
Sex: male

Person: Cyrus P. Morrison
Mother: Sarah (2)
Father: Benjamin Morrison
Sex: male

Person: Cyrus P? Morrison
Birthday: 19 Apr 1819
Mother: Mercy Smith
Father: David Morrison
Sex: male

:1850 census p 257: Cyrus 26, Becky? 25, Sarah 1y.
:based on age, could be son of David and Mercy
:
:Edwin D. Morrison was executor of his estate
:Edwin and Jennie M. Norton were the "only heirs" (besides Betsey)
:Complete list of his estate in vol 29 p 22 of Addison Co Probate records (ca 50 acres in Addison, sheep, cows, farm implements, etc). Edwin had adjacent property...

Person: Jennie Morrison (2)
Mother: Betsey
Father: Cyrus P? Morrison
Sex: female
:In Cyrus' probate records, listed as Jennie M. Norton.
:Pliney B. Norton was an executor, so probably husband?
:Addison Co. Probate, New Haven district, 29:21

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