Elizabeth Madehlia Morton

7 January 1909–13 February 1996 (Age 87)
Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Madehlia

When Elizabeth Madehlia Morton was born on 7 January 1909, in Monongahela, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David Scott Morton, was 32 and her mother, Cora Minerva Tomb, was 23. She married Clarence or Carney William Lusk on 12 June 1930, in West Alexander, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Somerset Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940 and Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1992. She died on 13 February 1996, at the age of 87, and was buried in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray, Peters Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Clarence or Carney William Lusk
Elizabeth Madehlia Morton
Marriage: 12 June 1930
Shirley Jean Lusk
John S Lusk

Spouse and Children

12 June 1930
West Alexander, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David Scott Morton


    Cora Minerva Tomb





    Robert Clair Morton


    Margaret Jennie Morton


    Barbara Clara Morton


World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Age 23

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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 (3)

  • Daisy Morton in household of David Morton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Madehlia Morton in household of David Morton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Morton in household of David Morton, "United States Census, 1910"

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