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1190. Rebecca S. HADEN was born in January 1830 in Mississippi.44

Rebecca S. HADEN and Peter Henry MORTON were married on 28 September 1848 in Logan County, Kentucky.984 Peter Henry MORTON329, son of William Jordan MORTON and Louisa MCCORMICK, died about 1859 in Logan County, Kentucky.985 Possibly the following record is his. Peter was not living in the 1860 census.
Logan Co WB J, p.123. Peter Morton. Settlement dated 1 Oct 1859. Exec: M. B. Morton.

Born: 17 May 1826 Russellville, Logan Co., Kentucky.
Married: 28 September 1848 Logan Co., Kentucky.

Peter Henry Morton traveled to the gold fields of California, promising to establish a home and send for his wife and children. With no further contact, Peter was presumed dead. The remaining Morton families provided financial and parental support in the rearing of his children. Years after his death, records bearing his signature proved he struck gold and married again in California, abandoning his wife & children in Kentucky.

Spouse: Rebecca Jayne Hayden

Henry Morton, born 1852 Muhlenburg Co., Kentucky.
Harry Morton, born 10 February 1853 Hopkinsville, Christian Co., Kentucky; died 8 September 1923 Buncombe Co., North Carolina; married Jessie Verna Mason.
William Morton, born 1854 Muhlenburg Co., Kentucky.
Charles Morton, born 1856 Muhlenburg Co., Kentucky.
Fannie Morton, born 1858 Muhlenburg Co., Kentucky

Rebecca S. HADEN and Peter Henry MORTON had the following children:



Charles MORTON was born in 1850 in Logan County, Kentucky.44



Peter Henry MORTON was born in 1853 in Logan County, Kentucky.44 Name listed as "Harry" in 1860 Census.



William MORTON was born in 1855 in Logan County, Kentucky.44



Elizabeth MORTON was born in 1858 in Logan County, Kentucky.44

Rebecca S. HADEN and William STEWART were married in October 1863 in Logan County, Kentucky.986 William STEWART was born (date unknown).

Rebecca S. HADEN and William STEWART had the following children:



Joseph Marcus STEWART44 was born (date unknown).



Nancy STEWART44 was born (date unknown). Nancy married George Bruder.