Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910
Names Year Year Location Record Type Amended
George MORWICK 1906 1906 Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Marriage N
#68 Married April 17 1906 Waltham
George Morwick, 22, first marriage, residence Nova Scotia, Seaman, born Nova Scotia, parents Samuel Morwick & Lily Roop
Myrtle Bentley, 20, first marriage, residence Waltham, Watchmakg (?)born Nova Scotia, parents George Bentley & Ida Pettis
by Levi W. Staples, Waltham, Minister of the Gospel recorded April 30 1906
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, David Winter <davidwinter@...> wrote:
> Toledo Maggie tweaked my Morwick interest.
> I'm assuming George Dow Morwick was named after his maternal grandfather,
> Capt. Dowe D. Roop.
> Previously, I only had George's wife as Myrtle from the 1911 Census as I
> couldn't locate a marriage record for George and Myrtle.
> George Don[sic] Morwick died 8 Oct 1942, County Home, Pugwash as a
> ["married" crossed out]"widower". He had been a patient in the home for 1
> 1/2 years. The informant on the death record was his sister, Molly Baughn
> Morwick but Smith & Son list Molly as "mother" when Molly is younger than
> George. Makes me believe Smith & Son signed Molly's name for her as whoever
> filled out the form, it's mostly all in the same handwriting, including the
> informant's signature.
> The registered birth for Ronald Keith Morwick, born Parrsboro 11 Apr 1911
> lists parents as George Dow Morwick and Myrtle Evelyn Bentley.
> There's a 14 Dec 1948 Delayed Registered Birth Application for Myrtle
> Bentley, born 27 Jun 1887 in Port Greville; d/o George Edward Bentley and
> Clara Evelyn Merriam. Myrtle is in Northampton, Mass. in 1948. The
> application looks to have another surname "white-washed" out and looks like
> it could be Morwick.
> Looking in another Advocate genealogy file I have access to, this same
> Myrtle Bentley is m/1 to a Howe Morwick with no other info, other than there
> was issue of a son, William. Could Howe Morwick and George Dow Morwick be
> the same gentleman? Someone misheard Dow and wrote in Howe?
> Any good BENTLEY Researchers out there know if both Mable Bentley's are
> indeed the same lady?
> Did Myrtle leave George, taking the two children Stateside as he died a
> ["married" crossed out]"widower" and Myrtle is possibly still alive?
> Thanks in advance.
> Automated Genealogy Version;
> 1911 Cumberland County Census, Parrsboro West family MORRIOT
> (Corrected to Morwick)
> 27 108 Mosnick? George M Head M Jan 1887 24 1901
> 28 108 Mosnick? Myrtle F Wife M Jun 1886 25 1901
> 29 108 Mosnick? Madeline F Daughter S May 1907 3 1901
> 30 108 Mosnick? Garth M Son S Apr 1911 3/12 1901
> (Bad transcription error for Keith - ie, Ronald Keith Morwick