anyone have information on the parents of Edward "Eddie" Morton?

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I am looking for the parents of Edward Farren "Eddie" Morton 1870-1938 Born in Philadelphia. His father was a Scottish immigrant. Eddie was a popular singer and Vaudeville entertainer. He is most famous nowadays for his song "I'm A Member of The Midnight Crew", which was featured in Homestuck.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Morton
WikiTree profile: Edward Morton
in Genealogy Help by Stanley Dykes G2G6 (8.2k points)
His wife's name was Mary Mickle.

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Looks like Eddie's wife's maiden name was Mickle. 

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VBTK-16H

 

Headstone application for Edward F. Morton 

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VHZD-PSR

 

Looked for his parents but only found that his mother was born in PA. 

 

 

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.1m points)
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Name: Edward Morton
Gender: Male
Race: White
Age: 68
Birth Date: 30 Oct 1869
Birth Place: England
Death Date: 5 Sep 1938
Death Place: Mount Lebanon, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
Father: Edward Morton
Mother: Margaret Kirkpatrick
Spouse: Mary A Taylor
Certificate Number: 78046
  Search for Edward Morton in Pennsylvania Wills & Probates collection

 

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Source Citation

Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission; Pennsylvania, USA; Certificate Number Range: 076001-079000

Source Information

Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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Father

Name: Edward Morton
Age: 38
Birth Date: Abt 1842
Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1880: West Liberty, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
Dwelling Number: 81
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Margret Morton
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Occupation: Works In Roll Mill
Months not employed: 2
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Edward Morton 38
Margret Morton 40
Annie Jane Morton 14
Edward Morton 10
Mary Morton 6

 

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Year: 1880; Census Place: West Liberty, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1088; Family History Film: 1255088; Page: 187B; Enumeration District: 032

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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Parents Marriage

Name: Edward Morton
Gender: Male
Marriage Date: 17 Jan 1864
Marriage Place: Civil Marriage Records, , Misc, Ireland
Father: William Morton
Spouse: Margaret Kirkpatrick
FHL Film Number: 101452
Reference ID: 2:1VNF853

 

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Source Information

: Ireland, Marriages, 1619-1898. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.: FamilySearch, 2013.

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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Mother

Name: Margaret Kirkpatrick
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 17 Jan 1864
Marriage Place: Civil Marriage Records, , Misc, Ireland
Father: James Kirkpatrick
Spouse: Edward Morton
FHL Film Number: 101452
Reference ID: 2:1VNF853

 

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Source Information

Ireland, Marriages, 1619-1898. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.: FamilySearch, 2013.

by Doug Lockwood G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)

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