Tag Archives: Morse

Edwin Hiram Clark

b. 24 June 1859, St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minnesota
d. 13 June 1945, Norfolk, Princess Anne County, Virginia

Leeta Bannon
b. 8 August 1871, Pine Village, Warren County, Indiana
d. 31 July 1920, Oxford, Benton County, Indiana

Children with Leeta Bannon:

  • Glenn R. (1897-1962) married (1) Catherine Matilda Morse, (2) Mrs. Belle Meek
  • Perry Edwin (1899-1955) married (1) Mary Ellen McDaniel, (2) Betty Jean Severance Montgomery
  • Irma (b. 1901) married Sidney Baker

Edwin was a carpenter and telephone electrician. He lived in Warren and Benton counties in Indiana for most of his life. He was a member of the I.O.O.F. in Oxford. The family was in Minnesota at the time of its 1857 territorial census. His body was returned to Oxford, Indiana, for burial.

Submitted by:
Barbara Clark Myall
Goleta CA

John Newton Bristow

b. 4 March 1858, Cannelton, Perry County, Indiana, to John James and Rebecca Jane (Wade) Bristow
d. 16 April 1938, Los Angeles County, California

m. 30 May 1887, Monona County, Iowa
Margaret “Maggie” Myrtle Morse
b. 30 September 1871, Monona County, Iowa
d. 24 March 1950, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

Children with Margaret Myrtle Morse:

  • Flossie May
  • Barbara Etta
  • William Morse
  • Thomas Newton
  • Myra Agnes
  • Frances Evelyn

Submitted by:
Dale Davidson Harguess
Huntington Beach CA

John James Bristow

b. 9 March 1833, Cannelton, Perry County, Indiana, to Thomas H. and Barbara A. (Blocker) Bristow
d. 8 May 1906, Turin, Monona County, Iowa

m. 12 April 1857, Cannelton, Perry County, Indiana
Rebecca Jane Wade
b. 6 January 1836
d. 2 April 1914, Turin, Monona County, Iowa

Children with Rebecca Jane Wade:

  • John Newton “Newt” (1858-1938) married Margaret “Maggie” Myrtle Morse
  • Mary “Molly” Rebecca (b. 1864)
  • Clara Josephine (1867-1868)
  • Thomas James (1869-1954)
  • Hannah Barbara (1871-1873)
  • Charles William “Willie” (1874-1877)

John James was with the 81st Regiment of Indiana Volunteers from August 1862 until November 1862, when they had to leave him behind because he was too ill to continue. He was discharged for disability in March 1863. It is not known when he moved to Iowa, but he was there in 1898 when he applied for his pension. Rebecca received a pension after John’s death.

Submitted by:
Dale Davidson Harguess
Huntington Beach CA