Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Gaven H. Morrison, 1835-1916

Semi-Weekly Iowegian – 24 February 1916
  Gaven H. Morrison was born in Clearmount (sic) Co., Ohio, Aug. 24, 1835, and departed this life February 20, 1916, aged 80 years, 5 months and 26 days.  He was married to Mary Ann [Dunham] Barr in 1853 and came to Iowa in 1865, and settled near Montrose.  In 1881 he came to Appanoose Co. settling on the farm which has since been his home.  His beloved wife preceded him to the other world Oct. 17, 1914.  Mr. Morrison has been in poor health for the past 5 years, and has been cared for by his three children living near him, namely, Wm. Morrison, Plano; B. A. Morrison and Mrs. Ed Bollman.  All the children were present except Mrs. Andrew Kershaw of Oakdale, Wash.  He has two sisters living at Montrose, one stepson [John Wilson Barr] and many friends who extend their sympathy to the ones that are left behind to mourn.
  The funeral was held at the M. E. church at Jerome on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Geo. L. Roper officiating and burial was in the Jerome cemetery.
Jerome Cemetery Gravestone for
Gaven H. and 
Mary Ann Dunham Barr Morrison
Row 5, Block 20, Lot 3

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