JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Mrs. Elizabeth MORRIS, died at her home in Webber township, 
six miles east of Mt. Vernon, at ten o'clock last night. aged 74 years. 
Deceased came here fifty-four years ago and was one of the pioneers 
of Jefferson county. She leaves two sons, William and Jeff, both citizens 
of this county. 
The funeral took place at 3 o'clock this afternoon, interment at 
Black Oak Ridge cemetery. James R. MORRIS, husband of the 
deceased, died about ten years ago. 

August 1, 1898 Mt. Vernon Register News 
Submitted by: Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera
Jan 23, 1998 
 
 
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