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Hobert Morris (1909 - 1981)

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Hobert Morris
Born in Kentuckymap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Indianamap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Aug 2017
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Hobert was born in Kentucky in 1909 to William 'Bill' Morris and Susan Brock Morris.

He married Golda "Goldie" Baker.

The 1940 census shows them living in Owsley County, Kentucky:

Head Hobart Morris 31
Wife Goldie Morris 31
Son Samuel Morris 11
Daughter Susan Morris 10
Son Charles Morris 9
Daughter Barbara Morris 6

Sam Morris was born on 29 Aug 1928 in Kentucky.
Jerry Morris was born on 29 Aug 1928 in Kentucky and died at birth.
Susan Morris was born on 25 Oct 1929 in Kentucky.
Charles Robert Morris was born on 20 Dec 1930 in Breathitt County, Kentucky.
Barbara Morris was born on 27 Nov 1933 in Cortland, Owsley County, Kentucky.

Hobert died in 1981 in Indiana, and is buried in Oakdale Cemetery , Dillsboro, Dearborn County, Indiana, Plot: A-158A-1.


Funeral services for Hobert S. Morris, 72, R.R.2, Moores Hill, were conducted Saturday at Sibbett Funeral Home, Moores Hill, with burial in Oakdale Cemetery.

Mr. Morris, a retired construction worker, died Wednesday at Dearborn County Hospital. He is survived by his wife, Golda; two sons, Samuel Morris, Milton, and Charles Morris, Moores Hill; a daughter, Mrs. Barbara Bishop, R.R. 2, Moores Hill; two brothers, Ray Morris, Middletown, Ohio, and Edwin Morris, Moores Hill; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to Sparta Township Emergency Unit or Moores Hill Church of Christ.

--Aurora Journal Press, November 24, 1981 (Aurora, Indiana)


Personal communication from Linda (Gordon) Brown on August 25, 2017

Birth of daughter, Suzanne Morris:

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Jerry Morris' death certificate:

Mary Mosley Morris' death certiticate:

Death record of son, Jerry:

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Morris, Leon. Morris Fork Kentucky: Family Stories and Genealogies from Breathitt County and Eastern Kentucky. Elkhart, Indiana, 1995.

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