Ida Laura Morton

Born: Dec 08, 1856
Loc: Lake Pleasant, Erie Co., PA
Died: Mar 05, 1930
Loc: Union City, Erie Co., PA
Bur: Evergreen Cemetery,
Union City, Erie Co., PA
Gravestone Photo
Father: Zacheus Morton
Mother: Laura Knapp
Married: Aug 10, 1873
Loc: Venango Twp. Erie County, PA
Spouse: Samuel Chapin Brown,
son of Jirah S. Brown and Elmina Chapin
Children:  Fred Liscomb /Dolly
Marriage Announcement:
Ida Morton and Samuel Chapin Brown married August 10, 1873 bu Samuel T. Porter Esq.
Meadville Evening Republican Aug 25, 1873 Page 1 Line 5

Built home at 50 W. High St. Union City, PA about 1900. that is now on the National Register of Historic Places.

1860 Census: Waterford Twp. Erie Co. PA
1870 Census: Bloomfield Twp. Crawford Co
1880 Census: Bloomfield Twp. Crawford Co. PA
1900 Census: Bloomfield Twp. Crawford Co. PA
1910 Census: Union Boro, Union Twp. Erie Co. PA
1920 Census: Union City, Erie Co. PA
Mrs. Ida Brown
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at two o’clock in memory of Mrs. Ida Brown at her late home on South street. Services were in charge of her pastor, the Rev. W. I. Eaton, of the Presbyterian church, assisted by Rev. W. H. Dallman of the Baptist church. Miss. Myrtle Shreve and Mrs. Arthur Chapin sang two selections. Those attending the services from out of town were: Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Brown and son Walter, of Erie; Mr. and Mrs. Clair Brown of Sturgis; Mr. and Mrs. Jay Morton of Chapinville and Mr. and Mrs. Kay Kelly of Lincolnville. Interment was made in the family lot in Evergreen cemetery. Mrs. Brown was born December 8, 1856, at Lake Pleasant, and was the daughter of Zacheus and Laura Knapp Morton. When about seven years of age the family moved to a farm near Waterford and after residing here for one year moved to Chapinville in Crawford County here the deceased grew to womanhood. In 1873 she was united in marriage to Samuel Brown, also of Chapinville and in 1901 came to Union City. The built the house on West High street known as the Maurer home, later purchased the Everson property on South street. Two children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Brown who survive her; Mrs. Ray (Dollie) Chapin of Amity township, and Mr. Fred Brown of Wilton, North Dakota. Mrs. Brown attended the Presbyterian church, was a member of the ladies groups and of the Woman’s Missionary Society, where she will be missed as well as in the neighborhood where she has resided for several years.