The Mort Family Newsletter
On-Line Edition - September 24, 1996


46th Annual Thomas William Mort Family Reunion will be held on Sunday, June 22, 1997. 1997 Reunion President is Karen (Mort) Imhoff, 8840 East 250 South, Pierceton, IN 46562. The meal will be pot luck. Drink will be furnished. Bring a covered dish & table service. Mort relatives welcome. Contact Karen & Cal Imhoff for details on time and place.


Clyde Rueben Mort Family Reunion [held every two years] is scheduled for Saturday & Sunday, August 8-9, 1998 in the Blue Building at the Baca County Fairgrounds in Springfield Colorado. Pot Luck meal at noon on Saturday and Saturday evening. Breakfast on Sunday morning will be furnished. Bring salad or cold cuts for Sunday noon after our own church service. Mort relatives welcome. Contact Grace Stagner at 719-523-6886, 27277 County Road 25.1, Springfield, CO 81073-9402 or Zelma Current at 719-523-6789, 789 W. 4th Ave., Springfield, CO 81073.


1983 Mort History still available. THE MORT FAMILY IN AMERICA: VOLUME I: The first 1OO pages of the researched history of the Mort families in America. Contains biographical sketches, family histories, and source documents on all known branches of the Mort family. 1OO pages & 28 page Everyname index, soft cover 1983. $15 Postpaid. Reduced to $12 to anyone who has been contributing family data. Send orders to: Donald Gradeless, 2655 Fairview Lane, Brookfield, WI 53045-4117.


PURKEY HISTORY to include Mort children. Betty Kaiser is working on a book on the Purkey family and will be including the children of George & Ida (Purkey) Mort. I will be providing the Mort records that I have. If you have any information, photos, family stories that you could share please send to me or else write directly to Betty. Mrs. William (Betty Jean Purkey) Kaiser, 2019 East Market Street, Warsaw, IN 46580. AC 219-267-5913.


MATHIAS FAMILY: If you have ran across the Mathias Family in your search for Morts please write to Nancy Sibley Yeager, 2931 Ponkan Pines Drive, Apopka, FL 32712. She has contributed information on Elizabeth Jane Mathias Mort wife of Jeremiah Mort of Somerset Co Pennsylvania. Harrison Co, Ohio and Van Buren Co. Iowa. The Mathias family seemed to lived in the same places and they moved together?


MEDICAL HISTORY. If you have information on Medical history or problems with the Mort family of Allen Co. Ohio please write to Randy L. Mort, 17210 S. E. 248th Terrace, Umatilla, FL 34748.


MORT FAMILY BIRTHS

  • Jennifer Rennee Lee born 21 August 1994 at Columbia City IN to Steve & Sherry (Jackson) Lee. Grandparents are DeWayne & Donna M. (Mort) Jackson, Larwill, IN.

  • Talyn Shae Ramos born 27 January 1995 Juneau Alaska to Cisco and Robyn Ramos, Grandparents are Sharlene and Jerry Clark, Tuscon, AZ; Great Grandmother is Zelma (Mort) Current, Springfield CO.

  • Jared Spencer Gradeless born 2 July 1995 Stevens Point WI son of Jason and Denice Gradeless. Grandfather is Steven Gradeless, Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Great Grandmother is Donna Mort Jackson, Larwill, IN.

  • Riley Walker Mort born 6 Sep 1995 Highland Park IL to Bill and Sue Mort, grandson of Anne Mort and the late 'Midge' Mort.


    MORT FAMILY MARRIAGES

  • Shelly Lynn Sutton m 23 Sep 1995 at Culver Military Chapel, Culver Ind. to Jack Cummins Jr. She is the daughter of Victor & Mary Jane Sutton.

  • Joseph Michael Vocke married 1 June 1996 to Tracy Lynn Osborne. He is the son of Bill & Mary (Mort) Vocke of Fannettsburg PA.


    MORT FAMILY DEATHS

  • Theresa Agnes Manning Mort born 3 Apr 1909 died 29 Jan 1995, Frederick MD. Third husband was Ralph Everett Mort.

  • Mazie B (Mort) Beard, 91, born Nov 12, 1903 died March 3, 1995 in Chambersburg, PA survived by son John S. Beard and sister Frances (Mort) Yeager of Chambersburg.

  • Darrell Roger Mort, 80, born 22 Sep 1914 died 9 April 1995 in Springfield, CO survived by wife Velma, 3 children grandchildren and great grandchildren

  • Cassandra Jamie Dillman born 21 Feb 1988 died in Car bicycle accident accident in Kokomo IN 12 May 1995 daughter of Biancia Lusha Addington Sutton.

  • George Mort, Jr. 66, born 29 Oct 1928 Warren, Ohio died 24 Jul 1995 Warren Ohio survived by sons Rocke and Barry Mort.

  • Merle B. Mort, born 27 December 1918 Lewistown PA died 2 Mar 1996 Lewistown PA. Survived by sons Roger & John Mort and grandchildren.

  • Frances P. Mort Yeager, born 24 July 1916 Waynesboro, PA died 9 July 1996 Chambersburg, PA survived by daughter Delores Minnich.

  • Leo Mort, born 21 Sep 1906 Brethren Michigan died 3 August 1996 Pierceton IN survived by wife Alice, daughters Karen Imhoff, Twyla Chalk, sons: Dale & Jim Mort and grandchildren.


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