NameCyrus Z. MOREY
Birth6 Oct 1851255
Death17 Oct 1916, Spencerville, Allen County, Ohio267 Age: 65
BurialAllen County, Ohio82
OccupationTeacher, School Superintendent, Farmer
FatherWilliam P. MOREY (1814-1852)
MotherRebecca PATTERSON (1817-1893)
Marriage12 Sep 1880, Auglaize County, Ohio1781
Notes for Cyrus Z. MOREY

1860 U.S. Census:544 Cyrus enumerated in the household of his widowed mother Rebecca Morey in Logan Township, Auglaize County, Ohio as a male, age 8, born in Ohio, in school within the year. Five other siblings (Clarinda, Martin, Stillman, Ephraim, and Matilda) were residing in the household.

1880 U.S. Census:1002 Cyrus enumerated in the household of his widowed mother Rebecca Morey in Wapakoneta, Auglaize County, Ohio as a white male, age 28, son, teacher, born in Ohio, father born in Ohio, mother born in Ohio. Niece Elfa Richardson (daughter of sister Matilda) also residing in the household.

1916 Obituary:267 Death of former school teacher. Word was received in this city Tuesday of the death of C. Z. Morey, one of the oldest and best known school teachers in this section of the state, which occurred at his home near Spencerville, Tuesday morning, Oct. 17th. He had been ill for several months past but the end was quite sudden. He has gone to the barn early in the morning, and was found alter by members of the family lifeless on the floor.

Mr. Morey was born on a farm north of this city about seventy years ago, and has spent his entire life in this section of the state. he was a school teacher for more than a quarter of a century, teaching at a number of places in this county and in late years at Spencerville, where he was superintendent of schools. For a number of years he has lived on a farm near that village.

He was married to Miss Bitters, step-daughter of the late Horace Wheeler, who preceded him in death. He is survived by four children and two brothers and one sister, as follows: Martin Morey, of Grand Junction, Iowa; Wilson Morey, near Denver, Colorado, and Mrs. Clarinda Bear, Gridley, Kansas. The late A. J. Morey of this city was a brother of the deceased. The funeral took place Thursday, Oct. 19th, from his home in Spencerville.
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