Morris B. Connett Genealogy

Surname:  Morris B. Connett
Birth Date:  2-3-1840  (?1837)
Place of Birth:  Athens Co., Ohio
Death Date: 5-5-1918
Place of Death:  Fremont, Steuben Co., IN
Interment: Knauss Cemetery, Kinderhook, Branch Co., MI    Lot #139
Spouse:  Rebecca A. (Hassinger) Connett
Parents of Spouse:  Henry & Catharine                                       Hassinger
Marriage Date:  10-10-1867
Place of Marriage:  LaGrange, IN
Children:  Catharine b. 1868;                                        Elizabeth  b. 1870
               Nellie May  b. 1881
Father:  James Pickett b. abt 1810 Athens                 Co., Ohio
Mother:  Cynthia (Morris) Connett  b. 1816 ?IN
Siblings:  Rebecca Connett b. abt 1840 OH
               Julie Connett  b. abt. 1842  OH ?
               Eleanor Connett b. abt 1842  OH ?
               Elizabeth Connett b. abt 1844  OH
               Phebe Connett b. 1849 (Twin)  IN
               James Connett b. 1849 (Twin)  IN
Other Relatives: Homan, McDonald, Shook, Hassinger, Bowen, Macbeth & Ferris
Occupation:  Farmer
Military Service: Morris Connett served in the Union Army in Company A, 34th Regiment, Indiana
Volunteers.  He enrolled at Camp Anderson, Indiana on 12 September 1861 as a private and was
honorably discharged at New Iberia, Louisiana on 14 December 1863.  He reinlisted as a veteran the
same day and was discharged as a Sergeant on 21 June 1865 at Indianapolis, IN due to a disability
caused by chronic opthalmia of the right eye. Information from James Isaac Connett.
Cause of Death:  Apoplexy - Senile Gangrene
                         Dr. C.A. Moore, MD
                         Fremont, IN
Source: Death Book Fremont 1907-1937
1860 Census Harrison Twp., Wells Co., IN
1900 Census Kinderhook Twp., Branch Co., MI

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