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The Western Star, March 25, 1982.

Glenn Moreton

Glenn A. Moreton, 76, died March 15, 1982 at Kiowa County Memorial Hospital, Greensburg.

Born April 24, 1905 at San Bernadino, Calif., he married Juanita Emerson July 10, 1926 at Sawyer. He was a retired mechanic and had lived in Comanche County since 1977.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Thorton, Colo.

Survivors include the widow of the home; two sons, Bill, Carrizo Springs, Texas and Jerry of the home; foster son, Glenn Bartholomew, Denver; daughter, Glennda Burt, Coldwater; six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Funeral was last Thursday, March 18, 1982 at the Hatfield-Prusa Funeral Home, Coldwater with Gib Clark officiating.

Burial was at Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater.


Annie Barnett with her two daughters and her nephew: from left: Geneva Barnett, Glen Moreton, Annie (Allender) Barnett and Nellie May Barnett in front of the Barnett home in Wilmore, Comanche County, Kansas. This photo was copied from one in the collection of Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin.

Annie Barnett with her two daughters and her nephew: from left:
Geneva Barnett, Glenn Moreton, Annie (Allender) Barnett and Nellie May Barnett
in front of the Barnett home in Wilmore, Comanche County, Kansas.
This photo was copied from one in the collection of Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin.
 

Nellie May Barnett with her first cousin, Glenn Moreton, son of Lilly (Allender) Moreton, at the Anna (Allender) Barnett home in Wilmore, Comanche County, Kansas. After his mother died, Glenn Moreton was reared by his Aunt Annie Barnett. Copied from a photo in the collection of Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin of Wilmore, Kansas. Nellie May Barnett with her first cousin, Glenn Moreton, son of Lilly (Allender) Moreton, at the Anna (Allender) Barnett home in Wilmore, Comanche County, Kansas. After his mother died, Glenn Moreton was reared by his Aunt Annie Barnett. Copied from a photo in the collection of Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin.
 

Lilly Allender (later Moreton), Benton Township, Polk County, Missouri, about 1889.  Copied from a photo in the collection of her niece, Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin of Wilmore, Kansas. Lilly Allender (later Moreton), Benton Township, Polk County, Missouri, about 1889. Mother of Glenn Moreton. Copied from a photo in the collection of her niece, Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin of Wilmore, Kansas.
 

David W. & Margaret J. Allender, Benton Township, Polk County, Missouri, about 1889.  Copied from a photo in the collection of their grand-daughter, Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin of Wilmore, Kansas. Glenn Moreton's maternal grandparents were, at left:

David W. Allender, b. 1829 in PA and d. 1901 in Polk Co., MO, married Margaret J. (___?), who was b. 1836 in PA and d. 1897 in Polk Co., MO.

Both David & Margaret are buried in the Prairie Grove Cemetery, Dallas County, MO.



"Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Ferrin and family, Mrs. Barnett and Geneva, made a trip to Sealing, Okla., last Thursday and visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Moreton and family. Mr. Ferrin traded for a new Chevrolet car while there." -- (excerpt from) Wilmore News, The Wilmore News, October 18, 1936.


Related histories:

Anna Aurelia (Allender) Barnett, maternal aunt of Glenn Moreton and his foster mother.

Geneva Barnett, first cousin of Glenn Moreton and his foster sister.

Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin, first cousin of Glenn Moreton and his foster sister.

The Barnett Ancestors & Relatives of Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin -- Glenn Moreton's foster family.

Letter to Jerry Ferrin re: Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin by Alzina Baker

The Allender Ancestors & Relatives of Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin -- Information on Glenn Moreton's mother, Lilly (Allender) Moreton, and his maternal grandparents, David and Margaret Allender.

Report of the Wilmore Church of Christ, August 23, 1953, by Nellie May (Barnett) Ferrin.


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