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Dexter H. Morris
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1850
Niagara County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1931
Shiawassee County
Michigan, USA

Webster[sic] H. MORRIS, Pioneer, is Taken
Resident of County More Thank 50 Years Succumbs Sunday Afternoon

Webster[sic] H. MORRIS, Shiawassee County pioneer, aged 81 years, died Saturday afternoon in his home west of Shiawasseetown, after several months of failing health. Mr. and Mrs. MORRIS observed the 50th anniversary of their marriage Monday, December 14.
Funeral services will be held from the home Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with the Rev. David AGNEW of St. John's Episcopal Church, Durand, officiating. Interment will be made in Newburg Cemetery.
Mr. MORRIS was born in Yorktown[sic], N.Y., August 23, 1850 and came to Michigan to make his home when a lad 16 years of age. He was united in marriage to Miss Emma FERRIS of Vernon, December 14, 1881 and the couple had always made their home on the farm in Shiawassee town. Three children were born to the couple, two dying in infancy, and the third, a daughter, passing away ten years ago.
The widow and one grandson, Rollin BUHL of Flint, survive.
[The Owosso Argus-Press [Shiawassee Co., MI]. Mon. 28 Dec 1931, p3.] 
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  Samuel Shelley Morris (1820 - 1912)
  Harriet Hough Morris (1824 - 1890)
  Emma Jane Ferris Morris (1858 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Newburg Cemetery
Shiawassee County
Michigan, USA
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Record added: Jan 20, 2013
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