Morrissey, Michael, Somerset, was born in Ireland, in May, 1828, and came to America, locating in Somerset, in 1847, where he remained until the fall of 1850, when he returned to Ireland and married Margaret Ryan July 29, 18 1 [sic]. They returned to America, coming direct to Somerset and settled on the farm he now owns. They have eleven children: Patrick, born July 7, 1852, now owns the farm adjoining his father's; Elizabeth, deceased, died June 12, 1890; Johanna, born June 5, 1856; Catharine, born October 29, 1857; Mary Agnes, born March 3, 1860; Timothy, born July 16, 1862; Michael, born February 17, 1865; Margaret, born January 26, 1863; Nora, born April 30, 1870; Thomas, born October 6, 1872; Alice, born December 3, 1876. Michael Morrissey, sr., died February 24, 1897.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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