"Ettie/Etta" S Morton born Missouri Jan 1871 lived Shannon Co MO in 1900 dtr of Elijah M Morton and Deborah A Sparks. By the time of the 1910 census Etta has divorced and gone back to name of Morton and is living with her mother Debora sister Inez born Dec 1889 and brother Grover born 22 Sept 1892. There were no children and Joseph Welch was not listed in 1900 census in Shannon county.
Elijah M Morton married Deborah "Spanks" 20 Feb 1868 Osage Co MO. Rachel Koller 24 Mar 1885 - 24 Sept 1937 Shannon county buried Summersville City Cem.
Etta S Morton then married Francis Melvin Hudspeth 01 June 1913 ? she died in Franklin, Dent Co MO 26 May 1937 death certificate listed as Mrs. Francis Melvin Hudspeth dtr of E M Morton of AL and D.Ann Sparks of Osage Co and was buried Miner Cemetery born 08 Jan 1871. They lived in Dent Co in 1920 - 1930, Francis was born 29 Mar 1864 died 02 Jul 1942 buried Miner Cem.
Grover Morton was in Chouteau Co MT in 1917-1918 where he registered for WW I draft then in Augusta, Lewis & Clark Co MT in 1930 and 1940. He had not married died in Lewis & Clark/Flathead MT 24 Dec 1973. http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/#...
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