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Pvt Walter Morris
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Birth: May 12, 1838
Gravesend
Gravesham Borough
Kent, England
Death: Jan. 8, 1895
Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA

Private in the 40th Indiana Infantry in the War of the Rebelion. Serving with his brother William of Dayton, Ind.
Enlisted in Company A, Indiana 40th Infantry Regiment on 31 Oct 1861. Mustered out on 04 Dec 1864.

Husband of Elizabeth Lock. Same stone.
Married in Tippecanoe County, IN on July 01, 1858 at Crane Station.
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OBITUARY OF WALTER MORRIS.

Sudden Death of Walter Morris:
Walter Morris, a carpenter residing on Twenty-sixth street, died very suddenly on the street near his house about 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, and death is believed to have resulted from disease of the heart. Mr. Morris was well advanced in years, and came to this city about two years ago. He was employed in the construction of a number of residences in the Belt addition or Hulls mill area, and was an industrious and prudent gentleman. He was a church member and a sincere Christian. His life was a useful one and he was highly esteemed by all who knew him. The suddenness of his death was a severe shock to the family and its members have the sympathy of all in their sorrow.
Funeral took place at 9th St. Church with Odd Fellows being in charge. (From a Lafayette newspaper) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Morris (1813 - 1868)
  Caroline Horscroft Fairman (1816 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Lock Morris (1837 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Richard Morris (1859 - 1942)*
  Austin Crouse Morris (1861 - 1941)*
  Walter Sherman Morris (1864 - 1952)*
  Charles W. Morris (1869 - 1929)*
  Clarence G. Morris (1872 - 1935)*
  Robert John Morris (1874 - 1916)*
  Mabel M. Morris Stover (1876 - 1944)*
  Anna C. Morris Sewell (1878 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  Walter Morris (1838 - 1895)
  Elizabeth Anna Morris Avery (1840 - 1922)*
  William Morris (1847 - 1863)*
  Charolette Victoria Morris Godfrey (1848 - 1922)*
  George John Morris (1850 - 1925)*
  Charles Joseph Morris (1852 - 1936)*
  Hillery S. Morris (1854 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Vale Cemetery
Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Plot: lot 36 section 29
 
Created by: L. A. (Terry)
Record added: Apr 05, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6322759
Pvt Walter Morris
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Pvt Walter Morris
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