John B Morrow

6 June 1835–21 February 1913 (Age 77)
Fayette, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of John B

When John B Morrow was born on 6 June 1835, in Fayette, Indiana, United States, his father, Leonard P. Morrow, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Williams, was 21. He married Ruth Ann Acton on 23 May 1869, in DeWitt, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Texas Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Creek Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 February 1913, in Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton, DeWitt, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John B Morrow
1835–1913
Ruth Ann Acton
1844–1926
Marriage: 23 May 1869
Dorothea "Adora" Morrow
1869–1954
Olla May Morrow
1871–1948
George Marion Morrow
1873–
Rachel Morrow
1876–1936
Mary Freda Morrow
1877–1930
Lottie Bell Morrow
1880–1902
Goldie Edna Morrow
1885–1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 May 1869DeWitt, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1836
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1836: Macon, Illinois, United States 1839: DeWitt, Illinois, United States
    1856 · The Town of Santa Claus
    Age 21
    The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of McMorrow .Americanized form of French and Walloon Moreau and of French Morin .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    McMorrow
    Murrow

    Sources (30)

    • John B Morrow in household of Leonard P Morrow, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John B. Morrow in entry for Hallie Thorp and Lottie Bell Morrow, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • John B Morrow, "United States Census, 1900"

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