Morrison, Alma S 1a

Birth Name Morrison, Alma S
Gender female
Age at Death 74 years, 4 months, 25 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1855 Madoc, Ontario, Canada Jan 15 1885, Hastings from gravestone 2a
Marriage 1880-01-14 Kincardine Township, Bruce, Ontario, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada   1a
Residence 1901-03-31 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 1901 Census - Samuel states is Danish 3a
Event Note

1901 Census of Canada:
Splan: Samuel 68, wife Alma 46, and adopted son Adris  Perrault [?] 17.
DoBs: Dec 17 1832, Jan 14 1855, Jan 23? 1889.
Born: Samuel and Alma - Ontario; Adris - USA
Racial/Tribal Origin: Danish**; Scotch; French
Nationality: Canadian - all [possibly English for Samuel]
Religion: Samuel and Alma - C of E(?); Adris - Roman Catholic
Occupation: Samuel is a Farmer.
Education: All can read, write, and speak English; Adris can also speak French;
Mother tongue: Samuel and Alma English; Adris - French.

** This is the only reference to Denmark found to date which may explain the story from TAL that the Splans were from Denmark. All other records clearly show as Irish.

Residence 1911-06-01 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 529 (?) Sutherland Street 4a
Event Note

1911 Census of Canada:
Splan:  Alma,  Widow, 56, b Jan 1855; Irish (cf 1901 Census); Canadian; Christian Scientist (cf all previous); self-employed Dressmaker; earned 720 ($?) the year; Reads, Writes, and speaks English.

NB There is another family of Splans living next door at 528 (Francis 46, Louisa Mary 47, Amy Francis 8, Arthur Francis 5) - all born England having immigrated in 1908 - related? - SJL

Occupation 1911-06-01   Dressmaker  
Death 1929-05-26 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada   2a
Event Note

Edmonton Municipal Cemetery
Edmonton Census Division
Alberta, Canada
Plot: A 0018 0020

Image available: Alma S Splan headstone 108083123_138273992760.jpg


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Morrison, Hugh
Mother , Sarah
         Morrison, Alma S 1855 1929-05-26


Family of Splan, Samuel (W?) and Morrison, Alma S

Married Husband Splan, Samuel (W?) ( * 1832-12-17 + 1902-08-15 )

Samuel 47 is listed as a Widower, Alma 25 as Single. Samuel is a Fisherman, and their Witnesses are Archibald MacLean and Alice Dagg. The Minister is Reginald H Starr, Church of England. His comment appears to read "Easy all right". (The other two on page are "Both Happy" and "Happy".)

Name Birth Date Death Date
Perrault (sp?), Adris (sp?)1889-01-23

Source References

      • Page: Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario Marriages, pg 253, 001541; Samuel and Alva Splan marriage ONMS932_32-1295.jpg
  2. Find a Grave Memorial
      • Page: # 108083123,; Alma Sarah Morrison Splan (1855 - 1929) - Find A Grave Memorial.htm
  3. 1901 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1901/North West Territories/202 Alberta/94 Edmonton West/p 24/lns 33-34; 1901 Census Samuel Splan z000178371.pdf
  4. 1911 Census of Canada
      • Page: Canada/1911/Alberta/2 Edmonton/62/14/City of Edmonton/p 1/ln 26; 1911 Census Alma Splan e001927802.pdf