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Morgan Stuart Goss
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1893
Fruita
Mesa County
Colorado, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1987
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA

Stuart Morgan Goss was born January 7, 1893, the youngest of fourteen children, seven boys and seven girls, born to William J and Amanda (Graybeal) Goss. He was born in his parent's first Fruita home, which was a two story frame house about four miles north of Fruita in the Highpoint School District near the Adobe School. He went to school at the Adobe School for six years, graduated from the 8th grade, then attended High Point High School in Fruita, quitting in the middle of his 11th grade to go to work as a cowpuncher, branding and driving cattle.

Morgan married Rose Pritchard November 8, 1919 in the Congregational Church in Fruita, Colorado and traveled by train for their honeymoon in Salt Lake City, Utah. They lived on the farm until 1945 when they moved to Grand Junction. After leaving the farm Morgan worked as a carpenter, building on military installations in Utah, Washington, and Alaska.

Morgan was a long time active member of the Order of Odd Fellows in Grand Junction. He and his wife Rose were both members of the Grand Junction Historical Society and senior citizen volunteers. Morgan was also a superb pool player.

Six children were born of this marriage, William Nelson, Richard Morgan, Clinton Curtis who died of whooping cough when he was eight months old, Zeta Irene, Betty Jean, and Douglas Keith.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Jacob Goss (1846 - 1922)
  Amanda Virginia Graybeal Goss (1853 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Rose Pritchard Goss (1894 - 1990)
 
 Children:
  Clinton Curtis Goss (1923 - 1924)*
  Douglas Keith Goss (1934 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Aurora Myrtle Goss Pavey (1875 - 1950)*
  Ala Ellen Goss Kilby (1876 - 1971)*
  Mary Jane Goss (1878 - 1882)*
  Robert Franklin Goss (1880 - 1964)*
  Levi Clinton Goss (1881 - 1918)*
  Jehu Ambrose Goss (1883 - 1955)*
  Jacob Charley Vigo Goss (1884 - 1968)*
  Sara Etta Goss Cuddy (1885 - 1968)*
  Rachel Ida Goss Golden (1887 - 1967)*
  Lulu Frances Goss Havens (1892 - 1975)*
  William Winford Goss (1892 - 1904)*
  Morgan Stuart Goss (1893 - 1987)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Married Nov. 8, 1919
 
Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Grand Junction
Mesa County
Colorado, USA
Plot: IOOF Cemetery Section, GS 6, Lot 150, IOOF
 
Created by: Joanne
Record added: Aug 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41036858
Morgan Stuart Goss
Added by: Shirley
 
Morgan Stuart Goss
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Added by: David Ramsel
 
 
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- Larry Boyd
 Added: Oct. 20, 2009
Thinking of you and Aunt Rose with love,
- Joanne
 Added: Sep. 15, 2009

- Shirley
 Added: Sep. 15, 2009
 
 
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