Harry Morton

1878–Male
Kansas, United States

The Life of Harry

When Harry Morton was born in 1878, in Kansas, United States, his father, Pleasant William Morton, was 49 and his mother, Harriet Roberson, was 41. He lived in Clay Center, Clay, Kansas, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant William Morton
1829–1917
Harriet Roberson
1837–1888
Josiah M. Morton
1858–
Alice Martha Morton
1859–1930
Mary E. Morton
1861–
William Hallick Morton
1862–
Albert F. Morton
1865–
Ida Morton
1866–1949
John R Morton
1868–1947
Delbert Morton
1869–
Charles M. Morton
1870–
Wardell Morton
1872–
Oscar Monroe Morton
1875–1943
Clarence M. Morton
1876–
Harry Morton
1878–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 3

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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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Sources (1)

  • Morton in household of Pleasant W Morton, "United States Census, 1880"

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