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Morris, Asa L.

Born: 1815-07-12 Kentucky

Died: 1897-06-11 Crawford County, Kansas

Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois

Morris was a farmer. In 1844, he married Sarah Huffmaster, and they raised a large family near Loami in western Sangamon County, Illinois. Morris served as a private in the Fourth Illinois Infantry during the Mexican War. Between 1860 and 1870, he moved to Crawford County, Kansas.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 388-89; Illinois Mexican War Veterans, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 176; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Sangamon County, IL, 188; U.S. Census Office, Ninth Census of the United States (1870), Sheridan Township, Crawford County, KS, 422; Gravestone, Monmouth Cemetery, Monmouth, KS.