Milton Arthur MORGRET
- Born: 27 Aug 1861, Mount Auburn, Christian, Illinois, United States 59,185
- Marriage: Mary Jane MORGRET on 10 Feb 1886 in , Christian, Illinois, United States 59
- Died: 2 Dec 1932, Mount Auburn, Christian, Illinois, United States at age 71 186
- Buried: 4 Dec 1932, Grove City Cemetery, Grove City, Christian, Illinois 186
1920 Census, Liberty Twp., Knox, Missouri, District 47, Image #4.
Morgret, Milton A., Head, O,M,W,58,M, IL, PA, PA, None
Mary J., Wife, F,W,58,M, PA, PA, PA
Jesse, Son, M,W,27,S, IL, IL, PA, Salesman, General Store
Homer, Son, M,W,21,M, IL, IL, PA, Farmer, General Farm
Mildred V., Dau-in-law, F,W,20,M, IL, IL, IL
Decatur Review, November 18, 1925
Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Morgret returned to their home here Thursday from a few weeks' visit with their son, Charles, Elmer, and Orville Morgret and their families at Edina, Mo.
Decatur Daily Review, November 29, 1929
Mt. Auburn Driver Has Narrow Escape.
Mt. Auburn, Nov. 29. - Milton A. Morgret escaped serious injury Wednesday as he was hauling some fine cattle, belonging to Roscoe Shepard to Mt. Auburn to be shipped to Chicago to the International Stock Show.
The cattle began milling and caused the truck in which Mr. Margret (sic) was hauling them to overturn. Mr. Margret (sic) escaped with slight injury. One of the cattle received a broken leg and it was necessary to kill it. The rest were uninjured.
1930 Census, Mount Auburn, Christian County, Illinois, ED# 15
Morgret, Milton A.,Head,O,$600,M,W,68,M,24,IL,PA,PA,Truck Driver,General Trucking
Mary J., Wife, F,W,69,M,25,PA,PA,PA, None
MILTON A. MORGRET
Mt. Auburn - Milton A. Morgret, 71, died Friday in the home of his son, Homer, following a stroke of paralysis 17 days ago.
Born Aug. 26, 1861, near here, he leaves his widow, Mary Jane, and the following children: Mrs. Nellie Montgomery and Homer Morgret of Mt. Auburn; Charles and Orville of Edina, Mo.; Jessie of Chicago and Elmer, Blue Mound.
(Source: Decatur Genealogical Society, Decatur Review, Friday, December 2, 1932, pg. 6)
Occupation listed as "Truck Driver" for "General Store" on Death Certificate. 13
Noted events in his life were:
• Newspaper article: The Herald-Despatch, 24 Nov 1894, Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States. Milton A. Morgret will go on a prospecting expedition through the west next week.
• Census: 1900 Federal Census Reports, 8 Jun 1900, Mount Auburn, Christian, Illinois, United States. 13 98, 99
Morgrett, Milton, Head, W,M, Aug 1861, 38,M,14, IL,PA,MD, Farmer
Morgrett, Mary J., Wife, W,F, Jan 1861, 38,M,14,7,6, PA,PA,PA
Morgrett, Nellie, Daughter, W,F,Oct 1887, 12,S, IL,IL,PA
Morgrett, Charley, Son, W,M, Sept 1889, 10,S, IL,IL,PA
Morgrett, Jesse, Son, W,M, July 1892, 7,S, IL,IL,PA
Morgrett, Orville, Son, W,M, Mar 1894, 6,S, IL,IL,PA
Morgrett, Elmer, Son, W,M, Oct 1896, 3,S, IL,IL,PA
Morgrett, Homer, Son, W,M, Oct 1898, 1,S, IL,IL,PA
Milton married Mary Jane MORGRET, daughter of Samuel MORGRET and Margaret WINTER, on 10 Feb 1886 in , Christian, Illinois, United States.59 (Mary Jane MORGRET was born on 22 Jan 1861 in , Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States,59 died on 1 Jan 1935 in , Christian, Illinois, United States and was buried on 4 Jan 1935 in Grove City Cemetery, Grove City, Christian, Illinois.)