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Morrison Penny Groom
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1843
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1918
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Morrison was the eldest child and son born to Peter Groom and Martha Ann (Shoemaker). He married Sarah Elizabeth Haight on May 1870 in Crescent City, Del Norte, CA. To this union thirteen children were born; Morrison, Emma, Thomas Theodore, Infant Groom, Olive "Ollie" G., Lucie, Owen Albert, Ida May, Ruth Rhea, Mary, Bessie Eva, and Cora Peggy.

Morrison moved to CA. as a young man to escape life with his stepfather where he married Sarah. He later moved to and settled in Whoop 'em up Gulch, near Waitsburg, WA in the 1870s.

Morrison is buried with his beloved wife and life partner, Sarah. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Groom (1819 - 1857)
  Martha Ann Shoemaker Groom Gilliland (1822 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Elizabeth Haight Groom (1855 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Baby Groom*
  Marion Groom (1872 - 1937)*
  Emma Groom Corbett (1874 - 1927)*
  Thomas Theodore Groom (1876 - 1942)*
  Olive Groom Snyder (1880 - 1960)*
  Owen Albert Groom (1882 - 1949)*
  Bessie Groom Fudge (1883 - 1977)*
  Ida Mae Clark (1884 - 1969)*
  Ruth Groome Cushin (1887 - 1985)*
  Mary Groom Bishop (1890 - 1942)*
  Cora Thompson (1895 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Morrison Penny Groom (1843 - 1918)
  Sarah Groom McKim (1850 - 1904)*
  Nancy Jane Groom Fullerton (1852 - 1931)*
  Job Groom (1854 - 1920)*
  Catherine Hannah Groom Pollard (1857 - 1886)*
  David Gilliland/Gilland (1863 - 1955)**
  David Gilland (1863 - 1955)**
  Lewis William Gilliland (1864 - 1938)**
  Emma Isabelle Gilliland Robinson (1865 - 1947)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Waitsburg Cemetery
Waitsburg
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: KRW
Record added: Jan 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6097342
Morrison Penny Groom
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Morrison Penny Groom
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Morrison Penny Groom
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- Laura
 Added: Jun. 1, 2012

- BE
 Added: Nov. 30, 2005
Dear Morrison, may you rest in peace with your family and your beloved Sarah.

Another twig in the Groom and Shoemaker family trees.
- KRW
 Added: Jan. 18, 2002
 
 
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