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Don H. Morrison (#46814228)
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Bio Photo Born 02 May 1943 to Percy Iven & Flossie Lola(Love)Morrison in Kankakee, IL. Attended school in the Kankakee area until I graduated from Kankakee Senior High School in 1961. Graduated with a BS Degree from Illinois State University, Normal, IL., in 1965. Taught in Rich Township Schools, District 227, Richton Park, IL., for the next 35 years. During that time, I earned a Master's Degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana, IL. I completed all the requirements for a doctorate in history from Illinois State University except for the last chapter of my dissertation; hence I am classified as "ABD"--all but dissertation. Retired from Rich Township(Rich South)in 2000.

I then went to work for the Forest Preserve District of Will County in their "Operations" Department. I was stationed at the Monee Reservoir, just south of Monee, IL., for eight years, before I retired from that position. My intentions are to stay retired, but one never knows,

Married twice. Have two sons, Darren Ray (deceased-04 Jan 2010) & Scott Douglas Morrison. Have lived in unincorporated Monee since 1982 in the log cabin home I and my wife built on 2 1/2 wooded acres. Completed a "Love Family" history in 1994 for my Mother's side of the family--the Loves. Am currently working on a family history of the Morrisons of Illinois.I take a great deal of pride in being a contributor to Find A Grave. All pictures taken are sent through several photo programs to come up with the best enhanced picture possible before it is posted to a memorial. The last thing I wish to do is offend anyone with the postings I make to Find A Grave. If you object to any posting, please alert me and I will remove it. Please do not send me obituaries to post to memorials I have created. Find A Grave specifically suggests "It is best to not copy obituary notices from newspapers... to memorials..."

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Missy Noxon
RE: Sophia Olendorf
Thanks Don!
Added by Missy Noxon on Feb 21, 2016 11:54 PM
Missy Noxon
Sophia Oldendorf
Could you please transfer Sophia Oldendorf (32564513 - buried in Black Walnut Cemetery) to me - 46774182)? She is the daughter of my g-g-grandparents, Friedrich & Catharina Maria Nietfeldt Oldendorf.
Thank you,
Added by Missy Noxon on Feb 21, 2016 4:36 PM
Randall McCoach
Photo permission
Hiya. Thanks for your efforts at Find A Grave. I'm writing to ask for your permission to use your headstone photos of my family members with my public family tree at You and Find A Grave would be credited. The one I'm looking at is for Garland Landess (No. 36287427), but there might be others. Please reference Garland Landess when responding. Thanks again. -- Randall McCoach, Albuquerque, N.M.,
Added by Randall McCoach on Jan 16, 2016 5:47 AM
RE: Birth/Death dates for Jacob Brandt
Thank you for the quick edit update!
Added by duey on Jan 10, 2016 2:02 PM
L Hines
Hi Don,

I have just recently returned from a trip to Peotone, Illinois where I "visited" with some of my ancestors at the Peotone Cemetery.

I also visited the old Goodspeed Farmstead at the edge of the township. The old Goodspeed home is still there. There is a question about whether it was built by Samuel Goodspeed or his daughter and son-in-law James & Harriet "Hattie" Goodspeed Morrison after they moved onto the farmstead.

With your home being in Monee, I am guessing that you might descend from this same Morrison family. Is that true? Hattie Goodspeed was my 3rd great aunt. Are we cousins?

Leslie Hines
Added by L Hines on Sep 26, 2015 2:22 PM
Diane Miller
RE: Darren Ray Morrison
It is an honor to visit your son although I wish I could visit more often.
I am so sorry for the loss of your son.

Until you see him again, God's Best to You.
Added by Diane Miller on Aug 08, 2015 1:32 PM
Charles Brinkley
RE: Marcellis Simpson
Don, I presume that my sources didn't get sent. Marcellis's vital statistics came from his father's obituary, Census records, Cook County Marriage Index, Cook County Death Index. He was a distant cousin to me, both of us descended from Samuel and Mary Swain Simpson of NC. Charles
Added by Charles Brinkley on Aug 04, 2015 12:05 PM
Sheila Nimmo
Lindeman transfers
Thank you for the transfers!
Added by Sheila Nimmo on Oct 10, 2014 5:43 PM
Sheila Nimmo
Please see my previous requests to have my Lindeman family members transferred to me, especially my grandfather, Henry C. Lindeman. Thank you, Sheila (#46614496)
Added by Sheila Nimmo on Oct 10, 2014 6:06 AM
Sheila Nimmo
John and Louise Lindeman
Hi, Don,
Would you, please, transfer John and Louise Lindeman (44268057 and 44268011) to me (46614496)? They are my great-grandparents.
Thank you,
Added by Sheila Nimmo on Aug 11, 2014 2:07 AM
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