Nellie Joyce Morton

Female 1892 - 1986  (94 years)


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  • Name Nellie Joyce Morton  [1
    Born 30 May 1892  , Barry, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • She and her twin Nettie were successfully delivered at 4 am by her father because Dr. Overton was 2 hours late arriving from Cassville, Barry County's county seat. [1]
    Gender Female 
    Address 1900  Mineral Twp, Jasper, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address 1910  Purcell, Jasper, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address 1917  Baxter Springs, Cherokee, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address 1920  Florence, Fremont, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address 1925  Virgil, Greenwood, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address 1930  Pueblo, Pueblo, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address 1935  Laramie, Albany, WY Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address 1939  411 S. Ash, Yuma, Yuma, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Per receipt for land purchase. 
    Address 1940  Peetz, Logan, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address 1942  Luray, Russell, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address 1946  Winfield, Cowley, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address 1955  Dickinson Rd, Greenleaf, Brown, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    They were living in the rectory next door to Lark United Methodist Church, 7031 Dickinson Rd, Greenleaf, Brown county, Wisconsin, before Rolland married Johanna Hueppchen, Aug 20, 1955, at Lark Church with John officiating.  
    Address 1972  2412 South 15th Street, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address Abt 1983  Chilton, Calumet, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Per her obituary, she was a resident of Chilton Village Nursing Home for several years before she died.  
    Died 9 Sep 1986  Chilton, Calumet, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Buried Sunrise Memorial Gardens, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • She and Nettie Gladys were identical twins. [1]
    Person ID I2  Allison | Allison
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2019 

    Father John Lawsha Morton,   b. 28 May 1853, Richland Twp, Grant, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1930, Seneca, Newton, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Martha Jane Skinner,   b. 23 Mar 1853, El Paso, McLean, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1933, Florence, Fremont, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1872  [8
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Philip Allison,   b. 25 Jan 1896, Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1975, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1916  Cave Springs, Benton, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Rev. William Mosby Allison officiated. [1]
    Children 
     1. Gale Wallace Allison,   b. 15 Sep 1917, Baxter Springs, Cherokee, KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1917, Baxter Springs, Cherokee, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Bennie Elizabeth Allison,   b. 15 Nov 1918, Cave Springs, Benton, AR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 2013, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. Woodson Max Allison,   b. 6 Jan 1921, Florence, Fremont, CO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1935, , Carbon, WY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
    +4. Lute Philip Allison,   b. 21 Sept 1922, Southwest City, McDonald, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 2006, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. Earl Allison,   b. 21 May 1924, Pittsburg, Crawford, KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1924, Pittsburg, Crawford, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +6. Rolland Morton Allison,   b. 25 May 1926, Ozawkie, Jefferson, KS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1999, Pewaukee, Waukesha, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +7. James Howard Allison,   b. 3 May 1928, Pueblo, Pueblo, CO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sept 2012, Wilsonville, Clackamas, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John Philip Allison family
    John Philip Allison family
    John Philip Allison and Nellie Joyce Morton Allison, 20th wedding anniversary, October 1936
    John Philip Allison family
    John Philip Allison family
    (Back, far right): John and Nellie. (Front): Al, Lute and Jim. The other people in the photo could be extended family or friends. Date and place and date unknown.
    John Philip Allison family
    John Philip Allison family
    A scratched up but rare photo of the Allison family. (Back) Nellie, John, and Betty. (Front) Jim, Lute, and Al, doubtless just back from church. Taken sometime after Max died in 1935.
    The Homestead at Roach
    The Homestead at Roach
    Sketch depicting John Philip Allison transporting logs from a home he deconstructed to the new home site for reconstruction. Artist: Hyatt Moore, painter, son of Betty Allison Moore and Hy Moore, II.
    Anna E. Mayes teapot, view 1
    Anna E. Mayes teapot, view 1
    This teapot was given to Anna E. Mayes (Allison) as a wedding gift. It was passed down to her daughter-in-law, Nellie Joyce Morton (Allison), then to Anna's granddaughter, Betty Allison (Moore) and finally to Anna's great-grandson Hyatt Moore III and his wife Anne.

    Bottom marking: Reed & Barton 2940, silverplate
    Anna E. Mayes' teapot, view 2.
    Anna E. Mayes' teapot, view 2.
    This teapot, a wedding gift to Anna E. Mayes, was damaged years later when it was accidentally left on a wood burning stove.

    Bottom marking: Reed & Barton 2940, silverplate
    Nellie Joyce, Mary May, Eva Edith, and Bessie Bell Morton
    Nellie Joyce, Mary May, Eva Edith, and Bessie Bell Morton
    Date and place unknown

    Documents
    1900 United States Census, Mineral, Jasper, MO
    1900 United States Census, Mineral, Jasper, MO
    John L. Morton listed as head of household, which included wife Martha J., sons Ami, John and Lute, daughters Rosa, Mattie, Mary, Bessie, Eva, and Nellie.
    1910 United States Census, Purcell, Jasper, MO
    1910 United States Census, Purcell, Jasper, MO
    John L. Morton listed as head of household, which included wife Martha J, daughters Mattie, May, Bessie, Eva, Nellie and son Lute.
    1920 United States Census, Florence, Fremont, CO
    1920 United States Census, Florence, Fremont, CO
    John P Allison listed as head of household, which included his wife, Nellie J. and daughter Bennie E. (Betty).
    1925 Kansas State Census, Virgil, Greenwood
    1925 Kansas State Census, Virgil, Greenwood
    J.P Allison listed as head of household, which included wife, Nellie, daughter Bennie (Betty) and sons, Max and Lute.
    1930 United States Census, Pueblo City, Pueblo,  CO
    1930 United States Census, Pueblo City, Pueblo, CO
    John P Allison listed as head of household, which included wife, Nelle J., daughter Betty, and sons Max, Lute, Rolland and James.
    1940 Unites States Census, Peetz, Logan, CO
    1940 Unites States Census, Peetz, Logan, CO
    John P Allison listed as head of household, which included wife, Nell J., Lute P., Rolland M., James H.
    John Philip Allison family
    John Philip Allison family
    1946 City Directory, Winfield, Polk, KS listing for John and Nellie Joyce Morton Allison.
    John Philip Allison and Nellie Joyce Morton, children's birth records
    John Philip Allison and Nellie Joyce Morton, children's birth records
    Nellie is the most likely author of these notes. It matches samples of her handwriting.

    Histories
    The Homestead at Roach
    The Homestead at Roach
    Betty Allison Moore's recollection of the Homestead in Roach, Colorado, 1930 or 1931.
    Max Allison's death
    Max Allison's death
    Betty Allison Moore's recollection of her brother Max' death in 1935.
    Nellie Joyce Morton obituary notice
    Nellie Joyce Morton obituary notice
    Chilton Times Journal, Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, September 18, 1986
    Anna E. Mayes
    Anna E. Mayes
    Memories of Anna as told to Betty by her dad, John Philip Allison.
    Mortons hold reunion
    Mortons hold reunion
    Newspaper article from Aug 1977. Reunion was held Aug 22-23, 1977. The newspaper article most likely appeared in the Porterville Recorder, the paper that served the Strathmore area.
    Story of John Lawsha Morton delivering the twins, Nettie and Nellie, in May 1892
    Story of John Lawsha Morton delivering the twins, Nettie and Nellie, in May 1892
    Handwritten note, dated Nov 12, 1950, by, I believe, Eva Edith Morton. She's the only family member whose name starts with an E, who would call John L. Morton "daddy," and who was alive in Nov 1950. She was 7 years old when the twins were born.
    John Lawsha Morton, obituary
    John Lawsha Morton, obituary
    Cassville Republican
    Cassville, Missouri
    Thursday, 15 May 1930

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] Morton Family records.

    2. [S44] 1900 United States Federal Census , Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    3. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    4. [S15] U.S. Draft Registration, WWI, National Archives, Washington, D.C.

    5. [S38] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    6. [S11] 1925 Kansas Census, Kansas Historical Society, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    7. [S48] 1930 United States Federal Census , Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    8. [S60] Blackburn Family Association, (https://www.blackburn-tree.org/).

    9. [S13] 1940 United States Federal Census , Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    10. [S16] U.S. Draft Registration, WWII, National Archives, Washington, D.C.

    11. [S17] U.S. City Directories, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    12. [S5] Find A Grave.