Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameGrace Elizabeth Morrow 806
Birth17 Dec 1889, Dennison, Grayson Co TX806
Death16 Jul 1951, Los Angeles, CA Age: 61
FatherStyles Morrow (1865-)
MotherMary Elizabeth Calhoun (1868-1919)
Birth1 Mar 1884, Duncan, Greenlee Co AZ26,806
Death5 Jul 1949 Age: 65
FatherWilliam Benjamin Conner (1853-1943)
MotherMary Elizabeth Epley (1859-1919)
ChildrenJesse Calvin (1906-1959)
 Alfred (1908-)
 Edward (1909-)
 Ernest (1910-<1920)
 Ira (1911-1995)
 W. L. (1914-)
 Grace (1915-)
Notes for Grace Elizabeth Morrow
California Death Index, 1940-1997

Name: Gracie Elizabeth Conner [Gracie Elizabeth Morrow]
Social Security #: 0
Sex: Female
Birth Date: 17 Dec 1889
Birthplace: Texas
Death Date: 16 Jul 1951
Death Place: Los Angeles
Mother's Maiden Name: Calhoun
Father's Surname: Morrow

There are a bunch of Morrows in Grayson Co TX in the 1880 census. On the 1910 census, Grace Morrow reported that she was born in TX and both her parents were born in KY. On the 1920 census, she reported that she and both parents were born in TX. One of the Morrow heads of household in Grayson Co TX in the 1880 census reported being born in KY:

1880 Census of Denisonk, Grayson Co TX

Name Age

Dandnage Morrow 62 KY KY KY
Elizabeth P. Morrow 58 KY KY KY
Preston B.H. Morrow 21 TX KY KY
John S. Morrow 18 TX KY KY
Stiles Morrow. 15 TX KY KY
Prisilla Kirtley 80 mother

The California Death record indicates that Grace Morrow’s mother was a Calhoun. There are a number of Calhoun heads of household in Grayson Co TX in the 1880 census.

1900 Census of Pottsboro, Grayson Co TX

Name Age
Joe Kirkbride 22 Feb 1878 TX TX KY (m 2 years)
M E Kirkbride 26 Jan 1874 KY KY KY (m 2 years)
Gracie Morrow 10 Dec 1889 TX TX KY (stepdaughter)
Norman Puett 23 MO MO MO (boarder)

This suggests that M. E. Kirkbride was formerly wife of a man named Morrow and either widowed or divorced in the 10 years since daughter Grace was born. I think the rendering of her name as “Gracie” in this census is significant, as that name was used in her California Death record.

CONNER, Gracie Morrow,2924 1104 E. Almeria, mother of Mrs. Altbert Posner, Torrance. Calif., Calvin Conner, Los Angeles, Calif., Alfred Conner, Culver City, Calif., U. L. Conner, Silver City, N. Mex., Edward and Ira M. Conner, both of Phoenix; sister of Mrs. Robert (Thelma) Gailbraith, Mrs. Leo P. McDonald, both of Tucson, Mrs. George Herpin. Largo, Fia., passed away in Torrance, Calif. Monday. There are also 13 grandchildren surviving.
Notes for Ira Calvin (Spouse 1)
1900 Census of Lerdsberg, Grant Co NM

Name Age
William R Conner 47 Apr 1853 TX AR PA
Mary E Conner 42 Mar 1858 TN TN KY
Ira C Conner 16 Mar 1884 AZ TX TN
Charles Conner 14 Nov 1886 AZ TX TN
Mary Conner 11 Jun 1888 NM TX TN
W Henry Conner 3 Jul 1896 NM TX TN
Benjamin Dunigan 8 Mar 1892 NM TX TX (grandson)

1910 Census of Clifton, Graham Co AZ

Name Age
I C Connor 26 AZ TX TN
Grace Connor 22 TX KY KY
Calvin Connor 5 NM AZ TX
Alford Connor 3 NM AZ TX
Edward Connor 2 NM AZ TX
Ernest Connor 4/12 NM AZ TX

1920 Census of Lordsburg, Hidalgo Co NM

Name Age

Ira Conner 35 AZ TX TN yardmaster, railyard
Grace Conner 29 TX TX TX
Calvin Conner 14 NM AZ TX
Alfred Conner 12 NM AZ TX
Edward Conner 11 NM AZ TX
Ira Conner Jr. 8 AZ AZ TX
W L Conner 6 AZ AZ TX
Grace Conner 4 9/12 AZ AZ TX

1930 Census of Lordsburg, Hidalgo Co NM

Name Age
Ira Cowner 46 AZ TX TN trainmaster, rail road
Grace Cowner 40 TX TX TN
Ira M Cowner 19 AZ AZ TX
U L Cowner 16 AZ AZ TX
Grace M Cowner 14 AZ AZ TX
Addie Manon 16 OK TX OK (sister-in-law)

Ira Calvin Conner2923

Ira Calvin Conner, 65-year-old native of Duncan, died Friday at the McDowell Hospital after a brief illness. His home was 1404 East Almeria road.

Born March 18, 1884, Mr Conner had long claimed to be the first white child born in Duncan.

For 30 years he was an employee of the Southern Pacific Railroad, working out of Lordsburg, N. M. He retired about a year ago. Mr. Conner was a life member of Lordsburg Lodgs 30 of the Free and Accepted Masons. He was a member of the El Zaribah Shrine in Phoenix.

Survivors are his wife, Grace E.; a daughter, Mrs. Albert Posner, Torrance, Calif.; five sons, Calvin, Los Angeles. Calif., Alfred, Culver City, Calif., Edward, San Francisco, Calif.; U. L., Silver City, N, M., and Ira M., Phoenix; five sisters, Mrs. Minnie Harden, Lordsburg, Mrs. Charles Lindsey, Los Angeles, Mrs. Emma Ballard, Duncan, and Lila Dunagan and Mrs Mary Maddox, both of Anamos, N. M.; a brother, Henry, Santa Monica, Calif.; and 13 grandchildren.
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