Hugh Morell, born 1787 in County Armagh, Ireland, died 1867, married Margaret Jane Ross who remained in Ireland and died c1826. Hugh left his children with relatives and came to NB in 1826. He settled at Newcastle, Northumberland County and his children later moved to NB.
1) David Morell born 1813, d. 21 Oct 1891: came to NB in 1839, m. Sophia Hannah in Ireland: family lived in Newcastle
2) Sarah Morell born 1820, m. Walter Lowrie of Newcastle
3) James Morell born 1821, d. 1913, m. 1841 Janet Lowrie: family lived in Newcastle
4) Jane Morell b. 1825, d. 1909, married Andrew Crocker of Newcastle, b. 1815 in Upper Stewiacke, NS, d. 1905: this family settled in Newcastle.
PANB:MC1/Morell, 6 pages: Lowrie’s farm bordered that of the Morell family: the Lowrie family was from Ayr, Scotland.
See also PANB:MC80/2184 W.D. Hamilton’s Dictionary of Miramichi Biography which states that Hugh died 20 May 1855 and that the surname was spelled Morrell.