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John Clayton and Florence Elder Morrison Family

John Clayton Morrison, far right, was born 7 November 1873 in Wapello County, Iowa and died 24 August 1938 at home in Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa.  His ancestors have been traced to Ireland in the early 1800's.  From there they went to Pennsylvania, then Iowa in 1854.

John married Florence Belle Elder, to the left of John, 10 December 1902 in Florence's father's residence Marion Township, Davis County, Iowa.  Florence was born 22 June 1882 in Marion Township, Davis County, Iowa and died 1 April 1968 at Mahaska Manor Nursing Home in Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa.  Florence's ancestors have been traced to Pennsylvania in the late 1700's.  From there they went to Ohio, then to Wapello County, Iowa circa 1854.

Their children are, from left to right, Carl (1 August 1914 - 15 March 1980), Fallace (2 July 1912 - July 1983), Mary G. (4 October 1916 - 22 September 1948), Helen Lorene, in front of Florence, (19 July 1924 - 26 September 1984), Floyd Wayne (20 November 1905 - 20 September 1988).  One child did not survive childhood - Ivah Icel (2 December 1903 - 25 May 1905).

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