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1860's John Benton Morrow CDV Photo, 13th PA Civil War, Newville PA


On reverse: "John B. Morrow" is finely handwritten in old period pencil, see scan. Photo type: Original vintage Victorian CDV Carte de visite photo, circa 1860's, Civil War era.  Photographer: Geo M. Bretz artist, Newville, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. (known to be photographer George M. Bretz, George Bretz) 

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
John Benton Morrow 1838-1900, born in Maryland, then moved to Newville, Cumberland, Pennsylvania after his birth, and died in Ellicott City, Howard County, Maryland. He was educated at the Newville Academy. Listed as a printer in census records. He was a Civil War Soldier and veteran.

Father: John Stevenson Morrow 1790-1865
Mother: Rachael Talbott Morrow 1812-1900 (Rachel Morrow)
Spouse: Alice Bridgeworth McCord 1842-1889 (Alice McCord)
Their 6 Children:
John McCord Morrow (died in infancy)
Rose Robinson Morrow
Ella McCord Morrow Sollenberger 1876-1951 married Lawrence Randall Sollenberger, son of Samuel Sollenberger and Margaret Randall Sollenberger of Baltimore MD.
John McCord Morrow
James Edwin Morrow
Rachel Talbot Morrow (also seen as Rachael Talbott Morrow in census)

John Benton Morrow in the 1870 United States Federal Census
Age in 1870: 29
Birth Year: about 1841 (actually 1838)
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1870: Newville, Cumberland, Pennsylvania
Post Office: Carlisle
Household: Name Age
Mother: Rachel Talbott Morrow 59
(Note: She was named after her father's sisters Rachel, who married Greenberry Wylie)
John B Morrow 29
Sarah Morrow 6 [may be 26 years, illegible]
Anna Morrow 16
James Morrow 14
Eliza Cooper 37
William Cooper 9
Florence Cooper 3

John B Morrow in the U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865
Birth Year: abt 1838
Place of Birth: Maryland
Age on 1 July 1863: 25
Marital Status: Unmarried (Single)
Residence: Newville, Cumberland, Pennsylvania

PA Civil War Website: 13th Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry: 13th PA Regiment Organization, Service & Battles: "Organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, and mustered in April 25, 1861. Moved to York, Pa., April 26, and duty there till June 4. Moved to Chambersburg June 4. Attached to 4th Brigade, 1st Division, Patterson's Army. Service & Battles - 1861: Moved to Greencastle June 14, thence advance on Williamsport June 15-16. Goose Creek, Edward's Ferry, June 18. At Williamsport till July 4. Escort Rhode Island Battery to Martinsburg. Moved to Bunker Hill July 16, and to Charlestown July 17. To Harper's Ferry July 21. Moved to Harrisburg, Pa., and mustered out August 6, 1861."

A beautiful old clearly signed photo of John B. Morrow taken during the Civil War, about age 25. There is much wonderful genealogy info on this family in online searches. It was found in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. He may have some New England ties.

Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy      Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, sent immediately via email. Please check our site carefully, as many may be related to each other that we are unaware of. Click scan to place in your cart. Thank you, enjoy! ~debra (please also join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. contact info on top bar)

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