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Mexico in Audrain County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

John Bingle Morris

 
 
John Bingle Morris Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2013
1. John Bingle Morris Marker
Inscription.  

Born in Ky, Dec. 3, 1806
Married Julia Ann Shumate
June 5, 1827
Settled in Mexico, Mo. 1836
Built the first residence
and business house
Post Master 15, County Clerk 18
and County Judge 16 years
Had 18 children
Honest, strong willed, patriotic
and public spirited
Died Dec. 30, 1875

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1864.
 
Location. 39° 10.364′ N, 91° 52.97′ W. Marker is in Mexico, Missouri, in Audrain County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Monroe Street, on the left when traveling north on Jefferson Street. Marker is on the east grounds of the county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 North Jefferson Street, Mexico MO 65265, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Audrain County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Missouri Exercise Tiger Army & Navy Anchor Memorial (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Rex McDonald 833 (approx. half a mile away); Graceland (approx. half a mile away); Hardin College Bell (approx. half a mile away); Old Courthouse Clock Bell (approx. half a mile away); Bean Creek German Evangelical Church and Littleby Methodist Church Bell (approx. half a mile away); Mexico (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mexico.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Bingle Morris at Find A Grave. (Submitted on November 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John and Julia Morris Photo in Book. (Submitted on November 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. John B. Morris in Encylcopedia of the History of Missouri (1901). (Submitted on November 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
John Bingle Morris Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2013
2. John Bingle Morris Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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