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Delioss Morton (abt. 1838 - abt. 1907)

Delioss [uncertain] (Delos) Morton
Born about in Meridian Township, Ingham, Michigan, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 17 Apr 1865 in Oakland County, Michigan, United Statesmap
Died about at about age 69 in Genoa Township, Livingston, Michigan, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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Biography

This profile is part of the Morton Name Study.

Delos Morton, son of Runa and Harriet Morton, was born about 1838 in Michigan United States.[1]

Deloss Morton was mustered into the Michigan Company B, 2nd Sharpshooter Regiment on 25 September 1861 in Detroit, Michigan.[2] His discharge date was 15 August 1865 in Baltimore, Maryland.[2]

Delos Morton married Clarissa Goodall on 17 April 1865 in Oakland County, Michigan, United States.[3] Their children were:

Delos Morton was mentioned on a memorial in Novi Cemetery, Novi, Oakland County, Michigan, United States with a death date of 16 December 1907.[7][8][9]

Research Notes

  • Military Records seem inconsistent with marriage record to Clarissa Goodell. Neither indexed record (Military service, Marriage) have images attached on familysearch.org or ancestry.com.

Sources

  1. See US Censuses for 1850 and 1860 below.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Military: "U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865"
    Historical Data Systems, Inc.; Duxbury, MA 02331; American Civil War Research Database
    Ancestry Record 1555 #2744618 (accessed 2 March 2024)
    Name: Deloss Morton; Enlistment Age: 24; Birth Date: abt 1837; Enlistment Date: 25 Sep 1861; Enlistment Place: Detroit, Michigan; Enlistment Rank: Private; Muster Date: 4 Oct 1861; Muster Place: Michigan; Muster Company: B; Muster Regiment: 2nd SS; Muster Regiment Type: Sharpshooters; Muster Information: Enlisted; Imprisonment Date: 21 Jun 1864; Imprisonment Place: Petersburg, Virginia; Muster Out Date: 15 Aug 1865; Muster Out Place: Baltimore, Maryland; Muster Out Information: disch disability; Side of War: Union; Survived War?: Yes; Was POW?: Yes; Residence Place: Ingham County, Michigan; Title: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65.
  3. Marriage: "Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 004674243; FHL microfilm: 973980
    FamilySearch Record: FCVX-B8Z (accessed 2 March 2024)
    Delos Morton marriage to Clarissa Goodall on 17 Apr 1865 in Oakland, Michigan, United States.
  4. Death of daughter Lillian May Westphal: "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 005240319; FHL microfilm: 1973067; Image number: 1140
    FamilySearch Record: KF7M-HBG (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 33S7-81SN-WLD
    Claresa Goodell in death record for daughter Lillian May Westphal 23 Jul 1947 in West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, United States.
  5. Birth of daughter Elizabeth Marton: "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 004009505; FHL microfilm: 2297928; Image number: 834; Packet letter: N; Indexing batch: C03042-7
    FamilySearch Record: NQNQ-MCS (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: S3HY-64PV-87
    Elizabeth Marton born to Clarria Marton on 22 Dec 1871 in Brighton, Livingston, Michigan.
  6. Death of daughter Libbie E Morton: "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 004207870; FHL microfilm: 2363451; Image number: 980; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: G00687-3
    FamilySearch Record: N366-6L2 (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: S3HT-DZZ9-C4W
    Clarisa Morton in death record for daughter Libbie E Morton 22 Aug 1872 in Brighton, Livingston, Michigan.
  7. Memorial: Find a Grave (no image)
    Find A Grave: Memorial #238499129 (accessed 2 March 2024)
    Memorial page for Delos Morton (20 Mar 1838-16 Dec 1907), citing Novi Cemetery, Novi, Oakland County, Michigan, USA; Maintained by Cemetery Walker (contributor 48394156).
  8. Obituary: "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
    citing Affiliate Name: GenealogyBank, Inc.; Digital film/folder number: 102263709; Image number: 488
    FamilySearch Record: Q599-N74P (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 3Q9M-CSHX-QFMM
    Name: Mr Delos Morton; Residence Date: 16 Dec 1907; Obituary Date: 16 Dec 1907; Obituary Place: Detroit, Michigan; Death Date: About 16 Dec 1907; Birth Date: about 1836; Age: 71; Source Newspaper: Detroit News.
  9. Obituary: "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
    citing Affiliate Name: GenealogyBank, Inc.; Digital film/folder number: 102374654; Image number: 824
    FamilySearch Record: Q59Z-WW8C (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 3Q9M-CSC8-NW84-T
    Name: Delos Morton; Obituary Date: 17 Dec 1907; Obituary Place: Flint, Michigan; Birth Date: about 1837; Death Date: About 17 Dec 1907; Age: 70; Source Newspaper: Flint Journal
  • Military: "Michigan, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1876-1945"
    citing Line: 75; Digital film/folder number: 007653641; FHL microfilm: 000915904; Image number: 319
    FamilySearch Record: Q24T-ZD7Q (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 3Q9M-C956-6SHP-B
    Name: Delos Morton; Residence Place: Brighton; Birth Date: 1837; Birth Place: Tecumseh Michigan; Military Service Date: 30 Sep 1886; Military Service Place: Brighton, Livingston, Michigan, United States; Age: 49; Note Misc: 2nd U S S; System Of Record: SLS.
  • 1850 Census: "United States Census, 1850"
    citing Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: M432; Line: 29; Digital film/folder number: 004200026_004_M9CV-6DF; FHL microfilm: 443567; Image number: 116; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: N01165-5
    FamilySearch Record: MF86-JDK (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: S3HY-6GB9-3RW
    Delos Morton (12) in Meridian, Ingham, Michigan, United States. Born in Michigan.
  • 1860 Census: "United States Census, 1860"
    citing Page: 101; Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: M653; Digital film/folder number: 005170126_002_M9CN-52F; FHL microfilm: 803545; Image number: 295; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: N01739-6
    FamilySearch Record: MWDT-JRN (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 33S7-9BSW-VX2
    Delos Morton (23) in Meridian, Ingham, Michigan, United States. Born in Michigan.
  • 1870 Census: "United States Census, 1870"
    citing Page: 36; Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: M593; Line: 11; Digital film/folder number: 004271440_001_M9CF-PFP; FHL microfilm: 000552186; Image number: 40; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: N01535-9
    FamilySearch Record: MHCS-GV3 (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: S3HT-D8M7-MS3
    Deloss Morton (33) head of household in Brighton, Livingston, Michigan, United States. Born in Michigan.
  • 1880 Census: "United States Census, 1880"
    citing Volume: 1; Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: T9; Affiliate Line Number: 00017; Digital film/folder number: 005161023; FHL microfilm: 1254592; Image number: 32; Sheet number: 14; Sheet letter: C
    FamilySearch Record: MWS5-3K4 (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: 33SQ-GYB4-SXN
    Delos Morton (42), married, Toll Gate Keeper, head of household in Brighton, Livingston, Michigan, United States. Born in Michigan, United States.
  • 1900 Census: "United States Census, 1900"
    citing Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Affiliate Publication Number: T623; Line: 41; Digital film/folder number: 004120238; FHL microfilm: 1240726; Image number: 125; Sheet number: 9; Sheet letter: A; Packet letter: A; Indexing batch: N00838-9
    FamilySearch Record: MS9Q-XFN (accessed 2 March 2024)
    FamilySearch Image: S3HY-6WS9-J3L
    Delos Morton (63), widowed head of household in Genoa township, Livingston, Michigan, United States. Born in Michigan.

See Also:

  • Burial: "Find A Grave Index"
    citing record ID 238499129,Find a Grave
    FamilySearch Record: 6FK3-64TD (accessed 2 March 2024)
    Find A Grave: Memorial #238499129
    Delos Morton burial (died on 16 Dec 1907) in Novi, Oakland, Michigan, United States of America. Born on 20 Mar 1838.




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