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Joseph Herman Morris
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1886
Whiteley Township
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1964
Waynesburg
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA

From the
Waynesburg Republican
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
(Greene County)
Thursday, August 20, 1964

Joseph Herman Morris, 78, of Waynesburg, R. D. 2 (Morrisville), died at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday, August 11, 1964, in the Greene County Memorial Hospital, Waynesburg, after a long illness.

He was born July 25, 1886, in Whiteley Township, a son of the late Lindsey and Margaret Swearingen Morris.

He was a member of the Fordyce Methodist Church. He resided all his life in the Waynesburg vicinity.

He was a retired mechanic and had been employed by the Pennsylvania State Highway Department and the Greene County Memorial Hospital.

His first wife, Essie Belford, died in 1941. He is survived by two children from this marriage, a daughter, Ruth, wife of Kenneth Coy, of Springfield, Ohio, and one son, Herman Alf Morris, of Waynesburg. One son, Sam, was killed in World War II.

His second wife, Jessie Farabee Morris, whom he married January 7, 1943, survives. As does one stepdaughter, Gene, wife of James Newkirk, of Waynesburg, R. D. 1.

Four grandchildren, one great-grandson and several nieces and nephews also survive.

He was the last of his immediate family. Three brothers and one sister are deceased. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lindsey Morris (1849 - 1895)
  Margaret T. Swearingen Morris (1850 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Essie O. Morris (1896 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Herman Alfred Morris (1912 - 1975)*
  Raymond F. Morris (1915 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Albert Morris (1875 - 1951)*
  Eliza Matilda Morris Zimmerman (1876 - 1964)*
  Henry Jackson Morris (1879 - 1944)*
  Charles H. Morris (1880 - 1880)*
  J Frank Morris (1880 - 1952)*
  Joseph Herman Morris (1886 - 1964)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greene County Memorial Park
Waynesburg
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Record added: Jul 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113650925
Joseph Herman Morris
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