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John MORRIS
Sarah HART
Valentine HEMPHILL
(1854-1929)
Samantha Anna OLIPHANT
(1863-)
John Ainsworth MORRIS
(1875-1948)
Mary Etta HEMPHILL
(1883-1975)
Cleveland Valentine "Cleve" MORRIS
(1906-1979)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Jean L. CAMPBELL
2. Irene Mable BEATY

Cleveland Valentine "Cleve" MORRIS 1 2 3

  • Born: 24 Jan 1906, Toddville, Linn Co, IA 1 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Jean L. CAMPBELL
  • Marriage (2): Irene Mable BEATY on 7 Nov 1927 in Vnton, Benton Co, IA 1
  • Died: Jul 1979, Walker, Linn Co, IA at age 73 4
  • Buried: Midway, Floyd Co, IA
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bullet  General Notes:

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Linn Co, Monroe Twp: John A. Morris, 49, b. IA, father: John Morris who was b. IN, mother: Sarah Hart who was b. MD and married Marion, IA, engaged in agriculture; wife "Marietta", 41, b. CA, father: Valentine Hemphill who was b. IA, mother: Anna Oliphant who was b. IA and married Marion, IA, engaged in personal service; son Dewey, 25, single, b. IA, father: John A. Morris, mother: Amanda Oliphant who was b. IA and married Marion, IA, unclassified laborer, Free Methodist; dau. Ethel M., 21, single, engaged in personal service; dau. Edna L., 16; son Freddie A., 13; son Delvin, 1; son Cleve V., 19, married; wife Jean L. Morris, 18, married, b. IA, father: James Campbell who was b. IA, mother: Harriet Markert who was b. IA and married Marion, IA, engaged in personal service. All Morris children (except Dewey) were b. IA, father: John A. Morris, mother: "Marietta" Hemphill who married Marion, IA.

IA MARRIAGES, 1809-1992:
Groom's Name: Cleve Valentine Morris
Groom's Birth Date: 1906
Groom's Birthplace: Toddville, Iowa
Groom's Age: 21
Bride's Name: Mable Irene "Beatty"
Bride's Birth Date: 1910
Bride's Birthplace: "Maringo", Iowa
Bride's Age: 17
Marriage Date: 07 Nov 1927
Marriage Place: Vinton, Benton, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: J A Morris
Groom's Mother's Name: Etta "Hempil"
Bride's Father's Name: William E Beatty
Bride's Mother's Name: Cora ...
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status: Unknown
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status: Single
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02724-0
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1871615
Reference Number: 2665

1930 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids city:
Cleve V. Morris, 24, 1st marriage age 21, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. CA, mechanic, construction;
Irene M., wife, 20, 1st marriage age 17, b. IA, father b. NE, mother b. IA;
John E., son, 1-7/12, b. IA, parents b. IA.

SSDI:
Name: Cleve Morris
SSN: 479-07-8125
Last Residence: 52352 Walker, Linn, Iowa, United States of America
Born: 24 Jan 1906
Last Benefit: 52213 Center Point, Linn, Iowa, United States of America
Died: Jul 1979
State (Year) SSN issued: Iowa (Before 1951)

INFO FROM RYAN MORRIS: According to family lore, Cleveland was a giant of a man, standing over 6'4" tall with broad shoulders. And strong as a mountain. It's been said that he could bend rail spikes in his bare hands. Once, while working in a field, he found himself the target of a bull rush. Thinking fast, he lifted a field stone the size of a watermellon over his head, crashed it into the bull's head and knocked the bull off his feet.


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Cleveland married Jean L. CAMPBELL, daughter of James CAMPBELL and Harriet MARKERT. (Jean L. CAMPBELL was born about 1907 in IA 5.)


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Cleveland next married Irene Mable BEATY, daughter of William E. BEATY and Cora (---), on 7 Nov 1927 in Vnton, Benton Co, IA.1 (Irene Mable BEATY was born on 24 Jan 1910 in Marengo, Iowa Co, IA,1 4 died in Nov 1978 in Walker, Linn Co, IA 4 and was buried in Midway, Floyd Co, IA.)


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Sources


1 IA, Marriages, 1809-1992.

2 1920 IA Census.

3 Info from Ryan Morris.

4 Social Security Death Index.

5 1925 IA Census.


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