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SIXTY YEARS IN TEXAS. 71
He has certainly given it a great deal of thought.
Mrs. Margaret Oliver Morgan, wife of J. H:
Morgan, was born in Port Glasscow, Scotland, and
came to Texas in 1858. She married J. H. Morgan
in 1860. She is now seventy-three years old, and resides
in the city of Dallas.
J. H. Morgan departed this life January, 1900,
about eight years ago. I do not know the exact
date. His widow and five children survive him.
Professor Joseph Morgan, the principal of the High
School at Dallas, is his oldest son. Henly, his second
son, is living on the old homestead. Edward Morgan
is in business in Dallas. Miss Maggie Morgan, the
oldest daughter, married Mr. Jack Amery, and they
live in Missouri. Miss Bessie, the second daughter,
married William Furneaux, Jr., and they have a
beautiful place in the country; he is a brother of
John L. and J. H. Furneaux of Dallas. They are well
and favorably known as prominent stock men of
North Texas. They have been engaged in that business
many years, and they ship large quantities of
fat cattle to Liverpool and London, also to Chicago,
St. Louis and Fort Worth, Texas. They are the sons
of William Furneaux and Fanny Jackson Furneaux.
William Furneaux emigrated to Dallas County, from
Devonshire, England, in fifty-seven, a young man.
He was very successful in business up to the time of
his death, and had acquired a large fortune, but died
very suddenly at the age of forty-four years.
Mr. Joseph Morgan, Sr., departed this life the
19th of December, 1907, at the ripe old age of 77
years. He was loved and respected by all who knew
him. His wife was a Miss Eliza Furneaux. She
died in the year 1901. Mr. Joseph Morgan is survived
by two sons and a daughter. His oldest son is
a wealthy and successful ranchman of Denton Coun-
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