|About GILLENWATER AND MORRISEY
This is a work in progress compiling the extensive research of the ancestors of Mary Leone Morrisey
the current Morrisey matriarch who has been researching her Gillenwater maiden name roots
and those of her marital Morrisey family for over fifty years. She has amassed many vital
documents, newspaper documents, newspaper articles and photos acquired on her trips throughout Nova
Scotia Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario. These have "put bones on the names" that she
only knew with some dates of births, marriages and deaths previously.
Gillenwater ancestors lived in Bellingham, Whatcom,Washington, Prescott,Arizona, Bryson,Quebec,
Cornwall, Ontario, Eugene,Oregon, South Carolina and Georgia just to name a few U.S. locations noted
Descendants of Andrew Morrisey who, while immigrating FROM Ireland, was shipwrecked off Publico
Beach, Acadia (now Nova Scotia) has numerous descendants In Salmon River, Metagen Nova Scotia,
Ontario and British Columbia, Canada & Massachusetts,USA.
What a wonderful learning experience to pursue this past two years with Mary Leone and her