Looking for information on Preston Morris b 8/5/1828 and died January 28, 1912. Served in the Civil War in Co.A 2nd Kansas Calvary unit along with (I assume his brothers) Newton M. and Samual Morris.
Married Abigal Vest on December 26, 1850 Greene County Ohio. Married Elsie Wallace in 1868.
Obit says he was visiting Kansas City when he died. He lived in Garnett with his grandson Del Morrison. He is survived by two living daughters. He was a member of the G.A.R. Funeral services were conducted by the U.B. church.
Death certificate lists his father to be David Morris. His occupation is listed as "Old Soldier" He is buried in Garnett.
Submitted by: Julie Diveley Townsend
On: 14 June 2001