John Morrisson (m Esther Dunn); Morrissey?
John Morrisson (possibly Morrissey) was born in Gosport, Hampshire, UK, on 27 May 1830. He was baptised under the name Morrissey, parents Ellen Sullivan and Matthew Morrissey (coastguard). Parents names listed as 'Morrisson' on his death cert.
Other children include Sylvester (also coastguard), Isabella & Ellen.
John came to Australia, family myth says he deserted from a ship but I have not found any proof to support this.
He married Esther Dunn, daughter of Charles and Mary Ann, on 5 September 1855, Scots Presbyterian Church, Sydney, NSW.
Children (many!) include Sylvester Charles, Ellen, Isabella, Esther, James, Lucy, Matilda, Margaret, William, Joseph, Martin, Leo, Frederick (my line), Sydney, & John.
Settled in Bundaberg, QLD - Many of the family remain there. Spelling is alternatively Morrisson or Morrison, depending on the branch. Some on Sunshine Coast, QLD. My line moved a lot, but locations included Goondiwindi, Warwick, Brisbane.
John died 27 May 1912 in Bundaberg. He is buried in Bundaberg Cemetery, Queensland.