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by seven-nine
Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:07 pm
Forum: Group V
Topic: DNA testing - R-L47 and Z159
Replies: 13
Views: 22454

Re: DNA testing - R-L47 and Z159

In the Gaelic world, the Morrisons of Lewis and Harris are usually reckoned to have taken the English form of their surname from the Gaelic MacGhilleMhoire, 'son of the servant of St Mary'. It really hasn't got anything to do with the name Morris at all.
by seven-nine
Mon May 16, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: Group J
Topic: Group J Origins
Replies: 2
Views: 4661

Re: Group J Origins

Does anyone have any idea where L48 originated or how it got to the Western Isles? I would think that my mother's family of Morrisons would fall into this category, although none of my uncles or Morrison cousins have tested yet. My grandfather stated that he was related to Fear Ruchdi, of the lords ...
by seven-nine
Mon May 16, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: Genealogy
Topic: John Morison 1790-1852 St Clement's Church Rodel.
Replies: 4
Views: 6103

Re: John Morison 1790-1852 St Clement's Church Rodel.

I can help you with that Jessygirl. Iain Gobha was my great-great-grandfather's third cousin.