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Morton, Hazel, 1887-1976



Hazel Brown Morton (b. 1887 d. 1976) married Sidney Morton (b. 1885 d. 1957) in 1905. They lived in Jackson, Michigan. According to the 1910 census the Morton’s lived in Comstock, Kalamazoo Michigan. In 1907, they had their only child, Frank W. Morton (b. 1907 d. 1961). Between 1910 and 1920, the couple moved to Jackson, Michigan. Between 1930-1950 Hazel’s mother, Lucy Belle Secord Brown (b. 1865 d. 1952) lived with the Morton’s in Jackson until her death in 1952. Hazel and Frank moved to St. Petersburg (St. Pete), Florida after Sidney’s death in 1957. She kept daily diaries starting in 1941 until 1972, except for 1944, 1945, and 1947.

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Hazel Brown Morton Collection

Identifier: RH-A-409
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of material from the personal collection of Mrs. Hazel Brown Morton and her husband Mr. Sidney Morton ranging from 1863-1972. The Morton’s lived in Jackson, Michigan.Hazel’s daily diaries concerned topics such as local weather, social activities, meals she cooked, family affairs, and current events. Hazel’s travel diary documented several trips her and Sidney went on from 1952-1958. This includes travels to McAllen, Texas to visit Hazel’s extended...
Dates: 1863-1972