John Henry Morgan

Male 1885 - 1980  (95 years)
Person ID: I21650 


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  • Name John Henry Morgan 
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Born 9 Jun 1885  Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Dec 1980 
    Buried 11 Dec 1980  Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hodges Cemetery
    Notes 
    • John Henry Morgan John Henry Morgan was born June 9, 1885, in Miami County, Kansas, and died December 9, 1980, Paola, Miami County, Kansas. He was married July 8, 1905 to Mary Eleanor Russell, born February 17, 1883, in Odessa, Lafayette County, Missouri. She died January 22, 1967, in Paola, Miami County, Kansas. Both are buried in Hodges Cemetery, Miami County, Kansas. John "Henry," son of John and Lavinia (Russell) Morgan spent most of his life in Miami County. He learned the trade of a blacksmith in his father's shop, was a carpenter, fence builder and farmer throughout his life. He married Mary "Mayme" Russell, daughter of William T. and Fannie (Hill) Russell in Johnson County, Missouri, and for a short time after their marriage, they lived in Kansas City where Henry delivered ice by horse and wagon and also worked in a furniture store. They returned to Miami County in 1907, where they spent the rest of their years together. To this union four children were born; the first, a son, who died at birth in 1907 and is buried in Hodges cemetery; Mary "Frances," born April 4, 1908, married Harry Fickel, July 5, 1930; Marion Russell (Bub), born October 14, 1909, never married; Damon Lee, born January 21, 1912, married Irene Judd, October 1, 1930. Divorced in 1950, he married Julia Forrester, October 11, 1952, died June 28, 1975, buried in Miami Memorial Garden Cemetery, Miami County, Kansas. After the death of his wife, Mayme, in 1967, Henry married Sarah Flesher, June 1968. Henry died at the age of ninety-five with 11 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren. Submitted by Terry Grant--Swan River Museum Book of Family Histories and Stories of Miami County, Kansas.
    Siblings
     1. Fannie Alice Morgan (ID:I23306),   b. 22 Oct 1871,   d. 12 Jul 1884  (Age 12 years)
     2. Elnora Morgan (ID:I17322),   b. 26 Mar 1879, Somerset, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1953, Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Winnifred Morgan (ID:I20799),   b. 15 Oct 1889, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1982, Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     4. Catherine M. Morgan (ID:I18484),   b. 17 Mar 1892, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1969, Holiday Manor Nursing Home, Osawatomie, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Wlford Morgan (ID:I22810),   b. 7 Sep 1896, East of Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1967, Miami County Medical Center, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. James Leary Morgan (ID:I9747),   b. 17 Apr 1898, Somerset, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1966, Anderson County Hospital, Garnett, Anderson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)

    Parents

    Family ID: F6357 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father John James Morgan (ID:I17208),   b. 31 Mar 1852, Shelby, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1932, Somerset, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Lavinia Russell (ID:I21932),   b. 8 Apr 1857, Page, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1951, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1871 
    • Eloped to state line-was married in covered wagon

    Family 1

    Family ID: F6304 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 20 Jan 2021   
    Wife 1 Sarah Flesher (ID:I17171),   b. 28 Apr 1896, Summersville, Shannon, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1982, Olathe, Johnson, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married Jun 1968 

    Family 2

    Family ID: F6705 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 20 Jan 2021   
    Wife 2 Mary Eleanor "Mayme" Russell (ID:I18157),   b. 17 Feb 1883, Lafayette, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1967  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1905  Johnson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
      1. Infant Boy Morgan (ID:I18601),   b. 1907,   d. Abt 1907  (Age 0 years)
      2. Mary Frances Morgan (ID:I22091),   b. 4 Apr 1908,   d. 18 Nov 1991, Home, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
      3. Marion Russell Morgan (ID:I19782),   b. 14 Oct 1909,   d. 8 Feb 1991, Miami County Medical Center, Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
      4. Damon Lee Morgan (ID:I17469),   b. 21 Jan 1912, Somerset, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1975, His home, Rural Paola, Miami, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)

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    Occupation Blacksmith 
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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jun 1885 - Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jul 1905 - Johnson, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Dec 1980 - Miami, Kansas, USA Link to Google Earth
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