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Icle M. Morton Outhouse
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1901
Phillips County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1985
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA

Icle Morton was born in Phillips County, Kansas November 16, 1901 to James Tannahill and Alice Pollard Morton and died January 1, 1985, at the Williamson County Hospital, Franklin Tennessee.

She lived in Phillips County and graduated from Phillipsburg High School in 1920. She taught school in a rural school there one year and at Stockton, Kansas before attending college in Ft. Hayes, Kansas and later the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. She taught commercial subjects at the Butte, Nebraska high school in 1926.

She was married to William J. Outhouse on July 25 1928, at the home of her parents in Stockton Kansas and to them two sons were born.

Their first home was in Gibbon Nebraska where Mr. Outhouse was the high school principal. She was a homemaker, active in church and civic activities and worked in the Exchange Bank of Gibbon.

In 1938 she joined her husband in U.S. Gov't. Service with the Bureau of Indian Affairs at O'Kreek, South Dakota on the Rosebud Reservation. Two years later they moved Little Eagle on the Standing Rock Reservation. In 1941 the family returned to Gibbon where she again worked at the Exchange Bank. They returned to the Indian Service in 1943 at Elbowoods, North Dakota where she worked in the office of the Fort Berthold Reservation. In 1945 they were transferred to the He Dog Day School at Parmalee, South Dakota where she resumed teaching in the elementary grades. She taught typing and shorthand at KPHS in Springview during the 1946-1947 school term before moving to a teaching position at Wounded Knee. During this period she served on a research team to design program materials for use with Indian children.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree at Chadron State College in 1958 where her husband and two sons received their college degrees earlier.

Mrs. Outhouse taught at the Pine Ridge Boarding School at Oglala on the Pine Ridge Reservation prior to her husband's retirement in 1962.

She taught two years at the Long Pine schools after they retired to Long Pine. For seventeen years she divided her time between Long Pine and St. Petersburg, Florida following the death of her husband September 10, 1966.

She was an active member of the Long Pine United Methodist Church and was a forty-year member of Eastern Star, having been a Past Matron of Bethany Chapter 113 of Ainsworth.

She was well traveled, having visited all 50 states by 1967 as well as the Republic of Mexico and six Canadian provinces. She moved to Tennessee in 1983 to be near her sons and their families.

Among survivors are her sons Kenneth Outhouse Dean and Willard Outhouse Dean; six grandchildren; one brother Ray R. Morton; and other relatives.
Family links: 
  James Tannahill Morton (1874 - 1951)
  Alice Rachel Pollard Morton (1881 - 1961)
  William Joseph Outhouse (1900 - 1966)
  Icle M. Morton Outhouse (1901 - 1985)
  Cecil James Morton (1906 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
Keya Paha County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Sandi McCoy
Record added: Aug 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57620898
Icle M. <i>Morton</i> Outhouse
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