Robert Morton

from 1895 to 1896–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Morton was born from 1895 to 1896, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Morton, was 43 and his mother, Agnes Findlay, was 35.

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Robert Morton
1853–
Agnes Findlay
1861–
Janet McGa Morton
1882–
Hugh Morton
1883–
Archibald Laurie Morton
1885–
Robina Agnes Findlay Morton
1892–
Robert Morton
1895–

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Morton

    Male1853–Male

    Agnes Findlay

    Female1861–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 1

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.
1908

Age 13

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 19

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places called Mor(e)ton, named in Old English as ‘settlement (tūn) by or on a marsh or moor (mōr)’.2 Swedish: variant of Martin .3 French: contracted form of Moreton 2.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Morton -
  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Morton - birth: 1895 / 1896; Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom

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