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Jane Elder Tannahill Morton
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Birth: Sep. 18, 1846
Huntingdon
Quebec, Canada
Death: Jul. 9, 1924
Phillipsburg
Phillips County
Kansas, USA

Jane (Jennie) Tannahill Morton was born in Huntingdon, Quebec and came to Iowa with her family in 1855 when she was 9 yrs. old. After the war one of the soldiers that had fought with her father, came to visit the family and fell in love with her. Benjamin Ellis Morton married Jennie on Dec. 7, 1865. In 1872 they moved to Phillips Co. Kansas the community soon grew and was made of Union soldiers many from Iowa volunteer companies. They experienced many hardships of pioneer life as one of the first settlers, with their growing family. She and Benjamin helped to organize a Sunday School and a congregational Church which met in the Iowa Union Schoolhouse. They became prominent citizens of this community. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Tannahill (1819 - 1862)
  Jeanette White Tannahill (1824 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Benjamin Ellis Morton (1832 - 1890)
 
 Children:
  William Jason Morton (1866 - 1931)*
  James Tannahill Morton (1874 - 1951)*
  Clarence George Morton (1877 - 1877)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Tannahill (1845 - 1905)*
  Jane Elder Tannahill Morton (1846 - 1924)
  William Tannahill (1849 - 1933)*
  James Tannahill (1852 - 1874)*
  Anna Tannahill (1855 - 1878)*
  George H Tannahill (1857 - 1935)*
  Isabelle Margaret Tannahill Morton (1858 - 1948)**
  Ella Christine Tannahill (1861 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Iowa Union Cemetery
Phillipsburg
Phillips County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Marilyn Harrison
Record added: Feb 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65330023
Jane Elder <i>Tannahill</i> Morton
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Jane Elder <i>Tannahill</i> Morton
Added by: Marilyn Harrison
 
Jane Elder <i>Tannahill</i> Morton
Added by: Marilyn Harrison
 
 
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I wish I could have known you. May you rest in peace.
- Marilyn Harrison
 Added: May. 15, 2011
 
 
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