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820 > Page 820 of History of Daviess County, Kentucky, together with sketches of its cities, villages, and townships, educational religious, civil military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, biographies of representative citizens, and an outline history of Kentucky.

HISTORY OF DAVIESS CouNTrY. gan, a native of Nelson County, Ky., born in March, 1847. They have no children. Mrs. Morris weighs 290 pounds. Mr. Morris's father, T. B. Morris, was born in Ohio County, Kv., April 8,1810, and in March, 1818, came to Daviess County, and in 1824 moved back to Ohio County. In 1839 he went to Jasper County, Mo., where lie lived till 1847, when he came back to Daviess County and settled where he still resides. April 17, 1832, he married Ma- bala R. Felix, a native of Ohio Coun ty, Ky., born in 1814. She died in Missouri in 1846, leaving eight children-George W., Will- iami, Sarah Jane, Charles T., Norman B., Elizabeth T., HI. H., A. V. Nov. 22, 1847, Mr. Morris married Sarah Hale, a native of Mercer County, Ky., born in 1816. They have three children- Lucy G., Martha E. and Samuel B. Mr. Morris hi:s seventy-two acres of fine land six miles east of Owensboro. In the late war he enlisted in the Eighth Kentucky Confederate Cavalry. April 1, 1865, he was captured near Selma, Ala., by Company B, Fourth Michigan Cavalry; was kept in stockade eight or ten days, and then marched to La Place, Macon County, Ala., and paroled. He had the measles and was sick at I. C. Church's thirty days. After he recovered he walked from Atlanta to Dalton, 110 miles, in three days, with nothing to eat but raw bacon and corn bread. Mr. Morris is a menber of the Baptist churchl. He belongs to the Ma- sonic fraternity and I. 0. 0. F. James A. 2forrison, farmner, was born in Oldham County, Ky., Dec. 30, 1841. His fatlher, James R. Morrison, who was born in Danville, Ky., in 1802, and died in Carrollton, Ky., in 1872, while visiting his son, Dr. Goodlow Morrison, was one of the best busi- ness men of his county; kind and generous, and always willing t6 lend a helping hand in the way of financial aid to worthy young men. His mother, Mildred (Duncan) Morrison, was born in Old- hain County, Ky., in 1806, and married at the age of twenty-three years. She has had six children, three now living-Dr. A. M., ot Goshen, Ky., born in 1838; James A., born in 1841, and Lucy E., born in 1844, now the wife of Charles Harrison, a druggist of Davenport, Iowa. James A. came to Daviess County in 1874, and bought eighty acres a mile southeast of Owensboro. He makes a specialty of raising hay; also buying large quantities each y.ear for the market. He also makes a specialty of Jersey cattle and Berkshire hogs, raising and selling large numbers. He was married in Louisville, Ky., May 5, 1868, to Mary Gowan, a native Of Louisville, born in December, 1842. They have four children- 820