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Re: Elbert Monroe Morton 1856-1931 Katy Texas
Posted by: Wilma High (ID *****1115) Date: April 16, 2012 at 13:55:27
In Reply to: Elbert Monroe Morton 1856-1931 Katy Texas by Jay Scott Spencer of 1464

Elbert Monroe Morton was born 30 March 1856 in Virginia, the son of William Morton. His mother's maiden name was McGuire. He died 1 April 1834 at Katy, Harris, Texas. He was widowed at the time he died. His death certificate is here:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11754-67216-84?cc=1320964

There is a birth record for Clara Margaret Morton, born 2 December 1893 at Stockton, Cedar Co , Missouri, to Elbert Monroe Morton and Margaret Catherine Nance. Here:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2F3-KVQ

In the 1910 census for Justice Precinct 8, Harris, Texas:
Head E M Morton M 54y born Virginia
Spouse Margaret Morton F 52y born Missouri
Child Charley Morton M 20y born Missouri
Child Clarence Morton M 16y born Missouri
Child Clara Morton F 16y born Missouri
Child Bessie Morton F 11y born Texas
1910 census record:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M29Y-ZKG

In the 1920 census for Harris County, Texas:
Head Elbert M Morton M 64y born Virginia
Spouse Margret M Morton F 65y born Missouri
Child Clearence Morton M 25y born Missouri
Child Clara Morton F 25y born Missouri
Child Bessie E Morton F 21y born Texas
1920 census record:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHBR-4TS

Elbert Morton appears in the 1860 census of Tazewell County, Virginia, in the following household:
William Morton 37 M born Virginia
Ann E. Morton 26 F born Virginia
Emily J. Morton 6 F born Virginia
Elbert Morton 4 M born Virginia
George Morton 1 M born Virginia

There was another sister to Elbert Monroe Morton who was born after the 1860 census. Nancy Elizabeth Morton was born 18 November 1866 in Tazewell, Virginia to Wm. T. Morton and Anna McGuire. Here death certificate with this information appears here:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FD3S-H4N






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