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E. D. Morton
Born 1835
E. D. MORTON, restaurant and billiards, Oxford Mills; born in New Hampshire in 1835, and came to Cedar Co., in 1843, and remained until 1845; moved to Oxford Mills in 1870, and engaged in grain business; enlisted, in August, 1862, in the 26th I.V.I.; discharged for disability in October, 1864; engaged in the battles of Arkansas Post and Duval's Bluff. His wife, Harriet Cave, was born in Ohio in 1835, and came west in 1852; married in 1859, and have has five children—Ellen (now Mrs. Forepaugh), Ezra (died in 1872), Malinda A., Eliza, Rosa.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 595.

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