Jerome Morford

Jerome Jefferson Morford (1841 - 1910)

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Jerome Jefferson Morford
Born in Sharon, Mercer, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 15 May 1864 in Illinois, USAmap
Husband of — married 21 Feb 1893 in Seattle, King, Washington, USAmap
Husband of — married 13 Nov 1902 in Seattle, King, Washington, USAmap
Husband of — married 30 Oct 1904 in Seattle, King, Washington, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Seattle, King, Washington, USAmap
Profile last modified 22 Dec 2019 | Created 19 May 2011 | Last significant change: 22 Dec 2019
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Jerome Morford was awarded the Medal of Honor.
Pvt Jerome Morford served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: unknown
Mustered out: unknown
Side: USA
Regiment(s): 55th Illinois Infantry

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Entered the service at Bridgers Corner, Illinois and was a Private in Company K, 55th Illinois Infantry. At Vicksburg, Mississippi, he showed gallantry as a member of the Volunteer Storming Party in the charge against Confederate batteries on May 22, 1863. His citation and award was issued on September 2, 1893.


  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2015), Jerome Morford in entry for James Morford, 1860.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2014), Jerome J Morford, Illinois, United States; citing p. 10, family 59, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,759.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 July 2016), Jerome J Morford, Oakland, Cloud, Kansas, United States; citing enumeration district ED 45, sheet 285C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0377; FHL microfilm 1,254,377.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 July 2017), Jerome J Morferd in household of H B Ferguson, Precinct 1 and 2 Seattle city Ward 9, King, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 117, sheet 14B, family 295, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,745.
  • "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), Jerome Morford, 1907-1933; citing NARA microfilm publication M850 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,635,637
  • "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960," database, FamilySearch ( : 5 December 2014), Jerome J. Morford, 11 Jun 1910; citing Seattle, King, Washington, reference 1126, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Olympia; FHL microfilm 1,991,732.
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #8077251 (Accessed 13 December 2015), Jerome Morford, 1910; Burial, Tukwila, King, Washington, United States of America, Riverton Crest Cemetery
  • National Park Service. "Vickburg Medal of Honor Recipients." US National Park Service. Retrieved 21 Dec 2019.
  • Wikipedia. "Jerome Morford" Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21 Dec 2019.


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