Friday, October 23, 2020

October Anniversary: Seth Morrison & Margaret Gruissy; 140 years ago


Seth Benner Morrison
24 March 1861 PA – 18 April 1952 OH
Son of William Hiram Morrison & Emily Benner

Margaret Jane Gruissy
26 December 1861 OH – 8 March 1946 OH
Daughter of Augustus Ceaser Gruissy & Mary Ann Everett



Married
24 October 1880 Medina, OH; 140 years ago


Creston - Mr. and Mrs. Seth Morrison on Oct. 24 will have been married 65 years. They feel that their 65 years have been years of planning and sharing and have enjoyed their children and their families. While Oct. 24 was the date of their marriage in 1880, they will not celebrate until Sunday, Oct. 28, when a family gathering and dinner will be held at their home two and one half miles west of Creston. Open house for friends and relatives will be held Sunday 2 to 5 p. m. and 7 to 9 p. m. The Morrisons, retired farmers, came to this community in 1900 and have made many friends. They are also well known in Medina County, having lived in a farming community near LeRoy for 9 years. Mr. Morrison is 84  years and Mrs. Morrison is 83. He was the son of Hiram and Emily Benner Morrison and was born March 1861 at River Styx. His good wife was formerly Margaret Jane Gruissy, daughter of Augustus Gruisys and lived her girlhood at Marshallville. They later moved to Wadsworth where she was married to Mr. Morrison at a small wedding in her parent's home with the Rev. G. Smith officiating. Little sorrow has come into the lives of the Morrisons, they had eight children, all living. They are Mrs. Mona Hurd, of Sonia, Mich., Mrs. Lena Swagler, Wadsworth, Mrs. Gusta Peters, Ithaca, Mich., Albert Morrison of Creston, Paul Morrison of Middletown, Mrs. Pauline Mowrer, Clifford Morrison of Akron, There are 31 grandchildren and 35 great - grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Morrison feel it's a great blessing never to have a break in their family circle. Friends wishing to send cards should address them to Creston, Rt. 1. 
Source: "Morrisons Married 65 Years Ago." Unknown newspaper clipping, 1945. Copy from Sharon Ambrose, Ohio. 


Parents of

Mona D. Morrison Hurd
Lena Bella Morrison Swagler
Emily Augusta Morrison Peters
Albert Rowlen Morrison
Florence Vera Morrison Rowlee
Paul Allen Morrison
Pauline Ann Morrison Maurer
Peter Clifford Morrison


Other October Anniversaries:

3 October 1878     Jarrett Clymon Smith & Eliza Jane Brock     142 years ago
5 October 1847 MS     Tyra Jennings Tynes & Harriet Jane Alford     173 years ago
8 October 1880     Markusz S. Gartner & Libe Ruchel Lefkovits     140 years ago
18 October 1812 PA     Daniel Ritter & Lydia Knauss     208 years ago
19 October 1899 OH     William M. Mark & Alice Leota Heacock     121 years ago
21 October 1711 VA     Robert Wood & Mary Alford     309 years ago




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