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Henry Morrison

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Henry Morrison

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death
5 Dec 1887 (aged 48)
Storey County, Nevada, USA
Burial
Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, USA GPS-Latitude: 39.315975, Longitude: -119.6420278
Plot
Odd Fellows, C3-005
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Storey county death record: Buried 7 December 1887. Aged 48, a native of Kentucky. Cause of death: Heart Disease.


The Morrison family is in the 1870 census in Virginia City. Henry is 27 and born in Kentucky; his occupation is teamster. With him is wife Margaret, 27, born Kentucky, and daughter Nellie, 2, born Nevada.


In 1880, the family live on Seven Mile Canyon in Virginia City. Henry is 39, born Kentucky, with both parents born in Kentucky. His occupation is miner. Margaret is 38. Their children are Nellie (12), Emma (8), and Charles (3), all born Nevada (with both parents born Kentucky).


The Territorial Enterprise published a death notice for Henry with the following info: Henry Morrison died in Virginia City, Nevada, 5 December 1887, aged 48 yrs 8 mos. This is the source of the computed month of birth. His Storey county death certificate shows he died of "Heart Disease."


[Rickards fiction: Henry Morrison Was born near Harrison Michigan March 11th 1841. He married Miss Margaret Edmonds in 1866 and the two of them headded out west to Nevada were they settled in Virginia City. Henry worked for the Virginia & Truckee Rail Way. Margaret passed away in 1888 and Henry followed her on Dec. 25th 1889 of a "Ruptured liver" at age 48. They were buried together in the Virginia City Cemetery. The attached C-1880 photo is courtesy of the Wild West Museum of VC (now defunct.)]

Storey county death record: Buried 7 December 1887. Aged 48, a native of Kentucky. Cause of death: Heart Disease.


The Morrison family is in the 1870 census in Virginia City. Henry is 27 and born in Kentucky; his occupation is teamster. With him is wife Margaret, 27, born Kentucky, and daughter Nellie, 2, born Nevada.


In 1880, the family live on Seven Mile Canyon in Virginia City. Henry is 39, born Kentucky, with both parents born in Kentucky. His occupation is miner. Margaret is 38. Their children are Nellie (12), Emma (8), and Charles (3), all born Nevada (with both parents born Kentucky).


The Territorial Enterprise published a death notice for Henry with the following info: Henry Morrison died in Virginia City, Nevada, 5 December 1887, aged 48 yrs 8 mos. This is the source of the computed month of birth. His Storey county death certificate shows he died of "Heart Disease."


[Rickards fiction: Henry Morrison Was born near Harrison Michigan March 11th 1841. He married Miss Margaret Edmonds in 1866 and the two of them headded out west to Nevada were they settled in Virginia City. Henry worked for the Virginia & Truckee Rail Way. Margaret passed away in 1888 and Henry followed her on Dec. 25th 1889 of a "Ruptured liver" at age 48. They were buried together in the Virginia City Cemetery. The attached C-1880 photo is courtesy of the Wild West Museum of VC (now defunct.)]


Inscription

Henry
Morrison
Died
December 5th
1887.
Aged 48 Years.



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