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Alethea (Yonge) Anderson Morshead (28 March 1815-22 July 1863)


cousin of CMY


The eldest daughter of the Rev. John Yonge of Puslinch and Alethea Henrietta Bargus, she married (1845) John Philip Anderson Morshead of Widey Court, her second cousin, whose paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Yonge of Puslinch.  They had six sons. She and her younger sister Anne were known as ‘great A and little a’, after a nursery rhyme.  [LG 1871 Morshead]