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Gerald Gene Morrison Sr. (1935 - 1993)

Gerald Gene Morrison Sr.
Born in Fairport, Perinton, Monroe, New York, United Statesmap
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Husband of [private wife (1930s - unknown)]
Husband of [private wife (1930s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private son (1950s - unknown)], [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], [private daughter (1960s - unknown)], [private son (1960s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1960s - unknown)]
Died at age 57 in Perry, Taylor, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Jun 2018
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Gerald Morrison Sr. has German Roots.
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Gerald Morrison Sr. has English ancestors.
Gerald Morrison Sr. has French origins.

Biography

Gerald Gene Morrison was born on 9 July 1935 in Fairport, Monroe, New York to Leland Ray Morrison and Violet Marion Pung.[1] He and his siblings were raised at 28 Schanck Ave in Rochester by his maternal grandparents, German-Americans Joseph A Pung and Margaret (Kroeckel) Pung, from the age of 4 until he reached adulthood.[2][3]

He originally attended Edison Technical High School in Rochester before being sent by his grandparents to George Jr. Republic School in Freeville, New York, where he studied an agricultural course and was elected class president.[4][5] He graduated in 1954.[3]

Gerald married Celia Florence Marvel of Alfred Station on 25 August 1956 in Rochester, New York, where they had two children before moving the family to Bristol, Ontario, New York and had three more children in nearby Canandaigua.[6][3] He worked primarily as an auto mechanic. He also bred beagle puppies under the business name "Jerimor Bristol Beagles," volunteered for the Bristol Fire Department, and enjoyed attending rodeos.[7][8][3]

Gerald and Celia divorced in June 1977 and he ended up in Florida around 1980, where many of his paternal cousins had moved. He married Janet Young on 14 June 1980 in St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida.[9] They lived in St. Petersburg until around 1986/1987, when they moved to Taylor County.[10]

Gerald passed away on 23 June 1993 in Perry, Taylor, Florida after suffering a heart attack, and was cremated.[11][12][13]

Sources

  1. Archive.org: New York State Birth Index - 1935 by Reclaim The Records. Morrison, Gerald G., pg. 899.
  2. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch, Gerald Morrison in household of Joseph Pung, Ward 18, Rochester, Rochester City, Monroe, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 65-270B, sheet 5B, line 69, family 105, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2849.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Testimony from family.
  4. Newspapers.com: "Republic's New Chief Boosted by Eisenhower." The Ithaca Journal, vol. 137, no. 271, 15 November 1952, pg. 3.
  5. Newspapers.com: Junior Republic Students See UN." Daily News (New York, New York), 16 October 1953, pg. 20.
  6. Archive.org: New York State Marriage Index - 1956 by Reclaim The Records. Morrison, Gerald G., pg. 1598.
  7. Newspapers.com: "158 Hounds Compete In G.V.B.C. Trials." Wellsville Daily Reporter (Wellsville, New York), vol. 87, 10 May 1967, pg. 6.
  8. Newspapers.com: "$1500 Needed to Save Bristol Fire Hall." The Daily Messenger (Canandaigua, New York), vol. 166, no. 122, 27 June 1962, pg. 1.
  9. "Florida Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001," database, FamilySearch, Gerald Gene Morrison and MM9.1.1/VJ4X-9YB:, 14 Jun 1980; from "Florida, Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2006); citing Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, Florida; and Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research.
  10. Morrison, Gerald G in Pinellas County, Florida Mortgage Records. Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Pinellas County, Florida. 27 September 1985, Book 6083, pg. 2072.
  11. "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch, G G Morrison, 23 Jun 1993; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  12. "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998," database, FamilySearch, Gerald Gene Morrison, 23 Jun 1993; from "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998," index, Ancestry citing vol. , certificate number 76669, Florida Department of Health, Office of Vital Records, Jacksonville.
  13. Certificate of Death of Gerald Gene Morrison, Florida Bureau of Vital Statistics, 9 July 1993.
  • The "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007" collection on Ancestry.com confirms his parents as Leland Morrison and Violet M Pung.


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