Morton Family Genealogy
Morton Family Genealogy

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1. Edward Morton - was born in 1811/1812 in NY.
Edward married Mary. Mary was born in 1809/1810 in NY.

Mary -

Census: 1870 Oakland, Jefferson Co., Wisconsin - page 267
Mary Morton 62 Keeping House NY
Albert Morton 24 Farm laborer NY
John Coates 16 Farm laborer Wis
Louisa Coates 14 going to school Wis
August Shulty 16 Farm laborer Prussia


Edward -

Census: 1860 Oakwood,Jefferson Co., WIsconsin - page 468
Edward Morton 48 Farmer NY  
Mary Morton 50   NY  
Mary E. Morton 14   NY  
Albert Morton 11   NY  
Louisa A. Morton 4   Wisc  
Wm Blant 21 Farm Hand Prussia  

 
This may not be the proper father for Albert Morton, because in the 1880 Census, ALbert says his father and mother were born in Ireland?
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Albert Edward Morton was born Jun 1845 in NY. See #2. below.
----- Second Generation -----
2. Albert Edward Morton - was born Jun 1845 in NY. He is the son of Edward Morton.
Albert married Margaret Buchanan in 1871/1872. Margaret was born Nov 1844 in Wisconsin. She is the daughter of Samuel Buchanan.

Margaret - was Albert's second wife.

Albert -

Census: 1880 Oakland, Jefferson, Winsconsin
name relation age born in occupation father born mother born
Albert Merton self 34 NY Farmer Ire Ire
Maygen Merton wife 30 WI Keeping House IRE IRE
Gracie Merton dau 11 Eng   Eng IRE
Anna Lyls Merton dau 8 WI   NY IRE
Harmon Reese other 18 Berlin Ger Serv Ger Ger
Henery Oches other 26 Berlin Ger Serv Ger Ger
Lena Nelson other 17 Wi Serv Nor Nor


Census: 1900 Jefferson Co WI, Oakland, pg 217
name relation born age mar status born in father born mother born occupation
Albert E. Morton head June 1845 54 Md 28 NY NY 'NY  
Magie Morton wife Nov 1844 50 Md 28 Wisc Ireland Ireland  
Alexander Morton son June 1884 12 S Wisc NY Wisc  
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Anna Lila Morton was born in 1874/1875 in Wisc. See #3. below.
ii.  Alexander Robert Morton was born on 7 Jun 1887 in Cambridge, Wisconsin. See #4. below.
----- Third Generation -----
3. Anna Lila Morton - was born in 1874/1875 in Wisc. She is the daughter of Albert Edward Morton and Margaret Buchanan.
Anna married Charles D. Hart. Charles was born in 1858/1859.

Charles - was a lawyer, then becamse a dentist. He was one of the dentists who helped devlop Orthodontia.
 
Lived in Evanston, Illinois, then in Lake Geneva.
 
He hung himself and was discovered by his daughter Majorie.

1920 Census - Evanston, Ill
Charles D. Hart head 61 Kansas? England Canord? Dentist
Lila M. Hart wife 45 Wisconsin NY Wisc  
Marjorie Hart daughter 12 Ill Kansas? Wisc  
Alexander R. Morton b-law 33 Md Wisconsin Kansas Wisc Commercial Salesman - Brace Hose?
Children:
i.  Marjorie Hart was born in 1907/1908 in Illinois.
4. Alexander Robert Morton - was born on 7 Jun 1887 in Cambridge, Wisconsin. He is the son of Albert Edward Morton and Margaret Buchanan.
Alexander married Naomi Porter Dugan on 17 Jun 1916 in Decatur, Indiana. Naomi was born on 22 Sep 1894 in Indiana. She was the daughter of Charles Ambrose Dugan and Fannie B. Dorwin. She died about 1920 .

Naomi - died when her daughter Margaret was about 2.
  Then Alexander married Marie Haertel. Marie was born on 4 Feb 1889 in Waukesha Wisc. She is the daughter of Conrad A. Haertel and Nellie Crawley.

Marie - 1900 Census says she was born in Feb 1890.

Alexander - occupation: Drass Hose Salesman -

Draft registration June 5, 1917
800 Seward St., Evanston Ill
born in: Cambridge, Wisc June 7, 1887
employed by: Bridgeport Brass Co, Bridgeport Conn - Salesman
Grey eyes, light hair

 
Lived in Evanston in 1920 when his first wife died.

1920 Census - Evanston, Ill
Charles D. Hart head 61 Kansas? England Canord? Dentist
Lila M. Hart wife 45 Wisconsin NY Wisc  
Marjorie Hart daughter 12 Ill Kansas? Wisc  
Alexander R. Morton b-law 33 Md Wisconsin Kansas Wisc Commercial Salesman - Brace Hose?


Waukesha Daily Freeman - Dec 24, 1923

 
How Waukesha Will Spend Christmas
 
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Haertel will entertain at a family dinner party, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Baldwin and Miss Helen Baldwin, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Sleep and children of Chicago, and Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Morton of Evanston


Census: 1930 Waukesha Wisconsin
Alexander R. Morton head 43 m-26 Wisconsin Norther Ireland Northern Ireland Vice President storage mfgr.
Marie Morton wife 40 m-33 Wisconsin Germany Wisconsin  
Margaret Morton daughter 12 S Illinois Wisconsin Wisconsin  
Aran? Morton daughter 5 S Illinois Wisconsin Wisconsin  
(Sources: - 1 (12-3-4-A - Evanston, Ill) )
Children with Naomi Porter Dugan (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Margaret Buchanan Morton was born on 1 May 1917 in Illinois and died on 1 Jan 2005 in Indianapolis, Indiana .
----- Fourth Generation -----
5. Margaret Buchanan Morton - was born on 1 May 1917 in Illinois and died on 1 Jan 2005 in Indianapolis, Indiana . She was the daughter of Alexander Robert Morton and Naomi Porter Dugan.
Margaret married Jack Moriarty. Jack was born in Illinois.
  Then Margaret married William Garver Wheeler. William was born on 11 Mar 1909 in Indianapolis, Ind.. He was the son of Homer Henderson Wheeler and Altie Garver Gladden. He died in Indianapolis, Ind and was buried on 20 Sep 1978 in Crown Hill - sec 104 lot 189.

William - was a Sgt in WWII. Was living in Carmel, Indiana when his mother died in 1973.

Merit badges Awarded to 150 City Boy Scouts

 
Life and star merit badges were awarded to Robert Maxwell, Garver Wheeler, Gregg Ransberg, Stedman Pearce and Dudly Hughes of Troop 75 (Indianapolis Daily Star, May 3 1923)

  Then Margaret married Paul Earle Kimball. Paul was born on 19 Nov 1916 in Cornell, Ill.. He was the son of George Walter Kimball and May Valborg Christofersen. He died on 22 Jul 1989 in Indianapolis, Ind and was buried in Washington Park .

Paul - occupation: Lighting Engineer - graduated from Univ. of Ill. in 1938 - Delta Upsilon First appearance in Indianapolis was in 1952 - a sales correspondent for Mallory's - in 1954 he was a production planner for American Machine Tool - went to work for Indianapolis Power and light in 1960.
 
Paul met Dorothy while he was stationed at Fort Knox. He and his buddies probably drove up from Louisville to Indianapolis where they met.
 
Married at 2127 N. Delaware in Indianapolis, then lived at various army bases, including Ft. Leonard Wood in St. Louis, where his sister Alice Jo Kimball remembers visiting them. Also, they lived in Greely, Co when their daughter Susan was a baby.
 
Paul's first full time job was as sports and features editor for the La Grange Ill. 'Citizen' Was a feature writer for the American Poultry Journal.
 
Lived at 2127 North Delaware in 1952, 3830 Carrolton in 1956 and 539 N. Central Ct. in 1960.

Margaret - was living with her Grandfather, Charles Ambrose Dugan, at time of 1920 Census. After her father remarried, she went to live with her parents in Waukasha, Wisconsin. Moved to Indianapolis about 1942.
Children with Jack Moriarty
See Moriarty family for children.
Children with William Garver Wheeler
See Wheeler family for children.
Children with Paul Earle Kimball
See Kimball family for children.
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Paul Earle Kimball
1916-1989



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Sources:
1 Draft registration

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