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Chicago: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers
186 Dearborn Street

Page 698

D. T. MORRIS, harness dealer, Petersburg; son of William J. and Jemima (Ratliff) Morris; was born in Butler Co., Ohio, Sept. 18, 1845; in 1855, he was brought to Menard Co. by his parents, where they have since resided; during his early life, he obtained a good business education and learned the trade of a harness-maker; he engaged in the harness and saddlery business on his own account in 1875, and, being a finished and careful workman, has built up a flourishing trade, and keeps a large stock of saddles and harness of his own manufacture. He married Miss Ruth Davis, of Menard Co., Ill., June 7, 1866; they have a family of two promising children.

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