JUSTIN G. MORRIS, deceased, formerly a prominent citizen of Steubenville, was born near Uniontown, Penn., January 1, 1814. He was married February 16, 1837, to Henrietta S. Taylor. In 1839 Mr. and Mrs. Morris located at Steubenville. Mr. Morris was at one time one of the editors and proprietors of the American Union. He served two terms as treasurer of Jefferson county, after which he was made secretary and treasurer of the Steubenville & Indiana railway, which position he held until his death on March 20, 1876. He was an active member of the First Presbyterian church, was an Odd Fellow and in politics he was a democrat.
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