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Morton, John


31 Jan. 1790–1 Jan. 1858. Carpenter, joiner. Born at Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. Son of Isaac Morton and Anna Barber. Married Elizabeth Stimson, ca. 1812, at Batavia, Genesee Co., New York. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, by Jan. 1836. Appointed counselor in Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, elders quorum, 28 Jan. 1836; served as president of that quorum, 1838–1840. Ordained a high priest, Nov. 1840. Died at Akron, Summit Co., Ohio.