Historical Rosters Database
William Goodrich MorrellRoster ID 1357
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1872|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Goodrich Morrell, Class of 1872: Genealogy: Born- May 25, 1852 in Savannah, GA. Father- J.W. Morrell of Long Island NY. Mother- Sarah Goodrich of Hartford, CT. (No information on grandparents). Married- Kate Parker Drane, daughter of Henry M. Drane of Wilmington NC (m. Apr. 22, 1887). Children- William G. Morrell, Jr. (There were three other children who apparently died young and Morrell did not name them in his letters). VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 16, 1867 at age 15; Dropped from rolls Oct. 13, 1871 after failing to return from furlough. Career- Rice Planter and Commission Merchant of Rice in Savannah, GA. Died- Dec. 23, 1915 in Savannah, GA.|