Indiana McCaslins

Margaret ?(Morton)1832

Margaret ?(Morton)
Married name
Margaret Morton
Birth July 1832
Note: Birthplace given as Missouri on the 1880 census, name is spelled as Marguerett
MarriageWilliam MortonView this family

Birth of a daughter
Hester Ann Morton
October 1862 (Age 30 years)
Note: given as Missouri on the 1880 and 1920 census
Birth of a daughter
Ellen Martha (Martha E) (Ella) Morton
February 1868 (Age 35 years)
Census 1880 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Thomas BrainEllen Martha (Martha E) (Ella) MortonView this family
September 14, 1888 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childCharles E ThaerigenHester Ann MortonView this family
about 1890 (Age 57 years)

Census 1900 (Age 67 years)
Census 1910 (Age 77 years)
Death of a daughterHester Ann Morton
October 23, 1937 (Age 105 years)
1910 Keeper of a lodging house


Birth1880 US Federal Census
Birth1900 US Federal Census
Census1880 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
Occupation1910 US Federal Census

Birthplace given as Missouri on the 1880 census, name is spelled as Marguerett

Shared note

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, 67-year-old gardener William Morton and his wife 50-year-old Marguerett [Margaret] Morton have their daughters, 26-year-old Esther [Hester] and 18-year-old Ella, in their household.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Chicago, Cook, IIllinois, 67-year-old Margaret Morton, her 37-year-old daughter Hester A [Morton] Theirgan [Thaerigen], Hester's 37-year-old husband Charles A Theirgan [Thaerigen], Margaret's 32-year-old daughter Martha E [Ellen Martha Morton] Brain, Ellen's 34-year-old William T Brain, and their son (Margaret's grandson) 7-month old Earl W Brain are all living at 6318 Wentworth.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Chicago, Cook, Iliinois, 75-year-old widow Margaret Morton is keeping a lodging house with her daughter and partner, 44-year-old Hester J [Morton] Harrigan [Thaerigen], at 1318 Wentworth Avenue. Living in this lodging house are another of Margaret's children 43-year-old Ellen M [Morton] Brain, Ellen's husband 45-year-old William T Brain, their son (and Margaret's grandchild) 11-year-old Earl W Brain, and the lodgers, James H and Sarah Howard, William and Agnes Tuohy, Anna Conklin, Catharine Crow, Michael Crow, Charles Broesch and George F Bartlett. Margaret has borne six children and only two, Hester and Ellen, are living.