MARTIN, Josephine 1
Josephine married Alphonso C. MORGAN, son of Joshua Carmen MORGAN and Elizabeth Green SHOEMAKER, about 1875 in prob. Illinois or Iowa. (Alphonso C. MORGAN was born in 1838 in Palmyra, Lee County, Illinois.)
1 1880 US Census (District 24, Benton, Holt County, Missouri). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Alphonso Morgan (age 40, b. IL), wife Josephine (age 27, b. IL), and children Lulu (age 4, b. Iowa) and Edward (age 2, b. MO), living in Benton, Missouri. Also in the household are Josephine's sister, Lillian Martin (age 22, b. IL) listed as "teaching school," Robert Clumes (age 21, b. MO) listed as a "farm laborer," and Alphonso's mother, Elizabeth [Shoemaker] Morgan (age 50, b. IN). Alphonso indicates that both his parents were born in Ohio. Josephine indicates that both her parents were born in New Hampshire. Lillian indicates that her father was born in New Hampshire and her mother in Canada (perhaps they had different mothers?). Elizabeth indicates that her father was born in New Jersey and her mother in Indiana. Also living in Benton at this time is Alphonso's brother, Sidney Morgan, and his family.