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A. W. Morrow

1828 - 1899

Source: Marble Falls Messenger, 18 May 1899

The subject of this sketch is Mr. A. W. Morrow, who was born in Mississippi Dec. 3rd, 1828, and died June 10th, 1899, at his home in Pleasant Valley.

Mr. Morrow had been a resident of this community for many years.  He was married to Miss Mellinda Crownover Dec. 19th, 1850; their union was blessed with three children, all of whom survive him.  He was an ever affectionate husband and a loving father.  His wife died Sept. 25, 1893.  On July 18, '04 he was married the second time to Mrs. Laura Fry.

Mr. Morrow was an old Indian fighter and served in the war between the United States and Mexico.  He was always on the right side of all moral  questions; was strong Prohibitionist, having made himself conspicuous as a worker for the cause in '85 and again in '97.

Deceased was Past Master Mason of the Blazing Star Lodge at this place, and was buried by the order.

He was loved and respected by all who knew him.  Peace to the ashes of this noble man.


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