Morris, Robert Lutton

Oregon City Courier, Thursday, April 23, 1914
The grim reaper of death has taken another old pioneer from our midst, Robert L. Morris. Robert L. Morris was born at Newark, N. J., March 18, 1835. He crossed the plains by ox team with his parents in 1852, and settled near Liberal for a short time. He belonged to the G. A. R., Stevens Post F. F. No. 51, Woodburn, Oregon. He was buried by the side of his first wife in Mountain View cemetery by Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R. He died on the 17th day of April, 1914 (April 18 – Oregon Death Index), at his home near Liberal, with paralysis. He leaves a wife, one son, Albert Morris, of Stockton, Cal., one daughter, Mrs. Harry Daniels, Portland, Oregon.
He was a member of the Oregon Pioneers’ Association of Portland and was known throughout the state. He leaves many relatives and friends to mourn his loss.
Mr. Morris was a contractor and bridge builder, having constructed the railroad from Albany east to the Corvallis and Eastern Railroad.

Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, April 24, 1914
LIBERAL VETERAN DIES AT HOME
The funeral of Robert Morris, a veteran of the Civil war, was held Monday afternoon and interment made in the Mountain View cemetery.
He died Saturday morning at his home at Liberal, where he has lived for a number of years.

Oregon Death Index
Name: Robert L Morris
Death Date: 18 Apr 1914
Death Place: Clackamas
Certificate: 962

Oregon Biographical Index Cards
Name: Robert Lutton Morris
Occupation: Bridge Builder
Birth Date: 18 Mar 1835
Birth Place: New Jersey
Location Date: 1852
Location: Oregon, USA
Spouse: Emily McKee


MILITARY:

Name: Robert L . Morris
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Oregon Territory
Regiment: 1st Regiment, Oregon Infantry
Company: E
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M553 roll 1

Name: Robert L Morris
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Oregon
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company E, Oregon 1st Infantry Regiment.
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Index to Compiled Military Service Records, Research by Harold Slavik

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