Prudence Morrison, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of Prudence Morrison

PRUDENCE MORRISON, widow of William Morrison (deceased). Mr. Morrison was born in Ireland July 5, 1800; he was married April 6, 1832, to Prudence Irvine, who was also born in Ireland May 15, 1809. Shortly afterward they moved to New York City, remaining until 1834, when they moved to Giles County, Va., where he purchased property and remained until 1852; then moved to Porter County, Ind., where he died January 11, 1876. Mrs. Morrison still remains on the hold homestead on Section 24. She owns 400 acres of land and has had a family of ten children - Mary, Rebecca, Thomas (deceased), Lavinia, Catharine (deceased), Margaret, Victoria, John E., George (deceased) and Sarah E. Mr. Morrison held the office of Justice of the Peace for some time; he was a member of the M. E. Church, and died beloved and mourned by his fellow townsmen.

Source: Goodspeed, Weston A., and Charles Blanchard. 1882. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Illustrated. Chicago, Illinois: F. A. Battey & Company. 771 p.
Page(s) in Source: 376

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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