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
Agnes Findlay
Janet McGa Morton
Hugh Morton
Archibald Laurie Morton
Robina Agnes Findlay Morton
Robert Morton

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Morton


    Agnes Findlay




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.

Age 13

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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