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Walter George Morris
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1852
Swindon Unitary Authority
Wiltshire, England
Death: Jan. 6, 1905
Roger Mills County
Oklahoma, USA

Unmarked grave per FAG volunteer, 12/8/2013
Unmarked grave per FAG volunteer, 9/28/2015

Editor of Cheyenne Sunbeam weekly newspaper, 1894-1903 and editor of the Texas Panhandle, Mobeetie Texas which became the Wheeler County Texan in 1889. The newspaper operated from 1882-1900.

Parents: William Morris 1826-1891 & Martha Howe 1823-1886 (William was a newspaper proprietor in England)

Wife: Georgia Seese

Sons: Gilbert H Morris, Edwin Terrence Morris, Louis Raymond Morris, Walter Wm Morris

Cause of death: pulimonary tubercculosis

Excerpt from obituary: He was born in Swindon, England, fifty-three years ago. He came to this country in 1872 and entered his trade, that of a printer, in New York where he labored a good many years. He came west in 1884 settling in Mobeetie (Wheeler Co), Texas from which place he came to Cheyenne in 1893. He has lived here since, owning and operating the Sunbeam until some eighteen months ago, when he retired on account of ill health. He married in 1892 to Miss Georgie Sesse whom he leaves a widow with five little boys.

Cheyenne Star, Cheyenne, OK Feb-1905

1900 fed census, Cheyenne, Roger Mills Co, OK:
W G Morris 49 England (editor of Cheyenne Sunbeam)
Georgia Morris 28 MO (b 1872)
Ed (Edwin T) Morris 7 OK
Gilbert Morris 2 OK
Lucus (Louis) Morris 3M OK

1880 fed census, Brooklyn, Kings Co, NY:
Walter Morris 28 ENG (compositor)
Annie G Addis Morris 23 NY

Family links: 
  Georgia Ann Seese Morris (1871 - 1907)
  Gilbert Hodges Morris (1898 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Cheyenne Cemetery
Roger Mills County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Janet LaMotte
Record added: Oct 20, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119007053
Walter George Morris
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