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Family: Morgan/Fox (F942)
m. 24 Jun 1913

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  • Parents

    Father | Male
    John Philip Morgan
     Birth  20 Jun 1890  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Died  23 Dec 1973  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Buried    St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Married  24 Jun 1913[1]  Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA[1] Find all individuals with events at this location
     Father  John P. Morgan | F2093 Group Sheet 
     Mother  Ellen Harrington | F2093 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Helen Murray Fox
     Birth  20 Jul 1890  Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Died  29 Feb 1960  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Buried    St. Michael's Cemetery, Springfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Father  James Murray | F2995 Group Sheet 
     Mother  Nora | F2995 Group Sheet 
     
    Children

    Child 1 | Female
    Rita Morgan
     Birth  2 Aug 1914  Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Died  Jul 1995  Hampden, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     Buried     
     Spouse  William Braskie | F941 
     Married     

    Child 2 | Female
    Stillborn Morgan
     Birth  25 May 1916  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Died  25 May 1916  West Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Patricia Morgan
     Birth  21 Mar 1918  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Died  30 Jan 1985  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Buried    Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Spouse  Raymond Koetsch | F3016 
     Married  3 Feb 1943  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Female
    Mary Morgan
     Birth  Abt 1923  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Died  2 Aug 1997  Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Buried     
     Spouse  Cornelius Driscoll | F3017 
     Married     

    Child 5 | Female
    Helen N. Morgan
     Birth  14 Feb 1926  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Died  11 Aug 1997  West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Buried    Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     Spouse  Charles Thomas Anderstrom | F3018 
     Married  6 Nov 1945  Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
  • Notes 
    • Vital Records in West Brookfield and Monson show that on 24 June 1913 John Philip Morgan, age 23, born West Brookfield, Foreman in Corset Shop, son of John and Helen (Harrington), married Helen Murray Fox, age 22, Corset Shop employee, born Fall River to John [sic], and Nora (Fox). The marriage took place in Monson with Thomas O'Keefe, Catholic Priest Officiating.

      John continued to work in the corset industry in West Brookfield and later in Springfield. Four daughters were born to this union. John died in Springfield in 1973. Helen died in Springfield in 1960.

      John Morgan's mother Ellen was a daughter of Philip and Julia Harrington. She was one of fourteen children. Philip and Julia came from Ireland and had settled in West Brookfield by 1850.

      Helen Murray Fox had a sister Margaret who married Richard Dixon Olmstead.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1188] Massachusetts Vital Records, Vol. 619. p. 151.
      Married in Monson, MA on June 24, 1913 by Thomas O'Keefe, Catholic Priest - John Philip Morgan, age 23, Foreman in Corest Shop, born West Brookfield, son of John and Helen (Harrington), and Helen Murray Fox, age 22, Corset Shop employee, born Fall River, daughter of John[sic, and Nora (Fox).