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1266 PRESIDENTS, SOLDIERS, STATESMEN.

MICHAEL MORGAN,

Son of William and Mary (Zeigler) Morgan, deceased was born in Indiana county, Pa., Oct. 25, 1839. The lady whom he chose for a helpmate through life was Eliza Kephart, and they were married Feb. 23, 1865, in Blair county, Pa. She was born there March 10, 1839, of parents, John and Eliza (Beard) Kephart, deceased. Their hearthstone has been graced with six children, Grant E., John F., Della, William, Daniel S. and Junetta K. Comrade Morgan enlisted when 23 years old as a private in Co. I, 137th Pa. V. I., 1st Brig., 2d Div., 1st A. C. and was a faithful and worthy veteran. His list of active hostilities is South Mt., Antietam, Wilderness and Burnside's Stick-in-theMud, being fortunate to escape without a wound. He was honorably discharge May, 1863, at Harrisburg, Pa. His wife passed from the shores of time Feb. 23, 1897. His brother John was killed while serving under the old flag. His wife's brother Christ also fell in battle, as did another brother, Samuel. Comrade Morgan is a laborer and his address is Portage, Pa.

GEORGE B. MORRIS

Was born in Cambria county, Pa., Jan. 13, 1841, and was a son of John and Susanna (Baker) Morris, deceased. He was married Dec. 9, 1865, at Johnstown, Pa., to Jennie Davis, who was born in Lycoming county, Pa. Aug. 10, 1843; her father, Benj. Davis, is deceased but her mother, Mary A. (Clark), is still living. Four children were born them, Emma M., Benj., Annie, Dec., and David A. At the age of 21 years, like many other boys of this country, he responded to the president's call for troops to put down the Rebellion; he was enrolled from Harrisburg, Pa., Aug. 13, 1862, as a private in Co. B, 133d Pa. V. I., 2d Brig., 3d Div., 5th A. C. Dec 15, 1862, he was confined hospital at Pt. Lookout, Md., seven days with general debility. He took active part in the battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and consierable guard and garrison duty. He was honorably discharged May 28, 1863, at Harrisburg, Pa. His grandfathers served in the war of 1812; his great-grandfather fought in the Revolutionary war. Mrs. Morris' father emigrated from his native country, Wales, and served in the late war. Comrade Morris is a member of Isaac Decker Post, No. 631; he is a teamster and his address is Johnstown, Pa.

JOHN MULLEN

Was born in Cambria Co., Pa., March 7, 1842, of parents, Edward and Margaret (Fagen) Mullen, deceased. His wife, to whome he was married May 29, 1877, in Loretto, Pa., born the maiden name of Mary


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