Fourth Generation


105. Emeline Elizabeth "Emma" COX66,127,130,244,251,252,255,258,259,260,261 was born on 15 April 1852 in IL, Rock Island Co., Hampton. She lived with her parents in IL, Rock Island Co., Hampton on 20 July 1860. She lived with her parents in IL, Rock Island Co., Hampton on 16 July 1870. Emma lived in IA, Jasper Co., Mariposa on 25 June 1880. Her brother Osborn Cox lived with them. She lived in Dakota Territory, South Hart in 1885. She lived in MT, Lewis and Clark Co., Helena on 9 November 1888. Emma lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline on 4 June 1900. She lived in CO, Denver Co., Denver, 2160 S. Acoma St. on 16 April 1910. She lived in CO, Denver Co., Denver, 100 Sinclair on 5 January 1920. Her daughter Mabel Morton Avis and family, and her widowed daughter Claudia Morton Kracaw, a grandson Richard Morton and a granddaughter Ruth Morton, plus 3 lodgers, lived with her. Emma lived with her daughter Mabel's family in CO, Denver Co., Denver, 1958 S. Washington on 10 April 1930. Her husband either must have been a restless man or he couldn't find work, for the Mortons moved many times in their marriage. From 1872-1877 they lived in IL; by 1880 they lived in IA; in 1882 they were back in IL; in 1884 they lived in ND; from 1888-1891 they lived in MT; and by 1910 they lived in CO, where they would end their days.

Emeline Elizabeth "Emma" COX and Alexander MORTON were married on 20 March 1872 in IL, Rock Island Co.. Alexander MORTON129,130,251,252,255,261 was born on 5 April 1849 in Scotland. He immigrated in 1855 to the United States. In 1877 he was a foreman at the Hampton Coal Mining Co. in IL, Rock Island Co., Hampton. Alexander lived in IA, Jasper Co., Mariposa on 25 June 1880. On 25 June 1880 he was a farmer in IA, Jasper Co., Mariposa. He lived in Dakota Territory, South Hart in 1885. Alexander lived in MT, Lewis and Clark Co., Helena on 9 November 1888. He lived in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline on 4 June 1900. On 4 June 1900 he was a house carpenter in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline. Alexander lived in CO, Denver Co., Denver, 2160 S. Acoma St. on 16 April 1910. He died between 1910 and 1920 in CO, Denver Co., Denver. He was Republican.

Emeline Elizabeth "Emma" COX and Alexander MORTON had the following children:

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Cora E. MORTON130,251,258,261 was born on 5 February 1873 in IL, Rock Island Co., Hampton. She lived with her parents in IA, Jasper Co., Mariposa on 25 June 1880. She lived with her parents in MT, Lewis and Clark Co., Helena on 9 November 1888.

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Claudie M. MORTON.

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Morris Alexander MORTON.

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Arthur A MORTON255,261 was born in May 1882 in IL. He lived with his parents in MT, Lewis and Clark Co., Helena on 9 November 1888. He lived with his parents in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline on 4 June 1900. On 4 June 1900 Arthur was a house carpenter in IL, Rock Island Co., Moline.

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v.

Mabel Ann MORTON.

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Joseph B. MORTON.

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vii.

Oliver Lincoln MORTON.