Bio: Morris, Daniel H. & Lillian (Leggett)
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----Source: Karen Angell (photos), Lani Bartelt

Surnames: Auman, Auhman, Leggett, Morris

Daniel H. & Lillian (Leggett) Morris

Family Photos Contributed by Karen Angell


Daniel H. Morris

Daniel H. Morris was b 26 June 1841 in NY and he grew to manhood and married.  His first wife, Jane, and their daughter, Mary, died in Weyauwega, Waupaca WI; however, their son, Albert Morris survived.

Daniel H Morris came to WI. and entered the Civil War serving in Co F of the 44th WI. Inf. from 15 Oct 1864 till 28 Aug 1865.


44th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry

Organized at Madison, Wis., by Companies October-November, 1864, and ordered to Nashville, Tenn., as fast as completed. Companies "A," "B," "C," "D" and "F" reached Nashville during October and November. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Attached to Post and Defenses of Nashville till March, 1865. Paducah, Ky., Dept. of Kentucky, to August, 1865.

SERVICE. Garrison and guard duty at Nashville, Tenn., till March, 1865. Regimental organization completed February 1865. Ordered to Paducah, Ky., April 3, and duty there till August. Mustered out August 28, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 57 Enlisted men by disease. Total 58.  Military Record Researched by Lani Bartelt

Additional Research Notes

by Lani Bartelt

On 12 Oct 1873 he was united in marriage with Miss Lillian Leggett at Weyauwega, WI.

where they resided for a time, They then moved to Hartford, WI and in 1895 they came to Thorp, Clark Co. WI.

From this marriage Daniel & Lillian had a daughter Blanche, who married an Auman and died at an early age (photo below) ľand two sons, Layton

and, Elton Morris.

Daniel H Morris d 23 Dec 1919 at the age of 78 years, 5 months and 23 days.

At the time of his death his wife, Lillian, and his sons survived him. Albert Morris of

McCord WI:  and Elton Morris; and six grandchildren.

The following Morris family members are buried at East Thorp Village Cemetery Clark Co. WI:

Daniel H Morris b 26 June 1841 d 23 Dec 1919  wife Lillian E Leggett Father Elton Morris

Daniel H Morris b no date d 16 Nov 1936 no wife or parents listed

Elton L. Morris born 14 June 1880 in Hull, Marathon Co., WI and died 1946 no wife listed parents Daniel & Lillian Morris

Leighton O. Morris 30 July 1874 d 11 Jan 1913 wife Christine Ohman married 1902

Parents Daniel & Lillian Morris

Lillian E Morris b1854 d 1936 husband Daniel H Morris married 12 Oct 1873 .

Parents Andrew J. and Eliza (Hathaway) Leggett

Lillian E. (Leggett) Morris

Lillian E. (Leggett) Morris


Lillian was the daughter of Andrew J. and Eliza Hathaway Leggett.  She was born in 1854 in New York, married Daniel Morris October 12, 1873 and died in 1936.  She is buried in the East Thorp Village Cemetery, Thorp, Wisconsin.


Blanche (Morris) Auman/Auhman



Born in Waupaca, Blanche Auman/Auhman was the daughter of Daniel H. & Lillian (Leggett) Morris.  She died at the age of forty.  She was then the wife of William Roy Auman who was born in Illinois in 1886.  She was the first wife of William Auhman.  After her death, William Roy Auman remarried a woman named "Emma" and they had three children.




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