Morrah

Threads of ancestors, Telford – Ritchie – Mize

Alexander Telford, Sr. and his family immigrated from Ireland to land near Rockbridge Virginia during or before 1760. Alexander Telford, Jr. (1760-1844), was born near Rockbridge, Virginia, served in the Revolutionary War, married twice, and moved to Ohio, settling in Miami County. Descendants and relatives lived in Virginia, Ohio, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and elsewhere. Major families: Cleghorn, Maxwell, Millican, Mize, Richey, Seawright, and Telford.

Sam P. Morrah, Jr.

Sergt. 1st Class, 5th Q. M. C.; of McCormick County; son of S. P. and Mrs. Janie Morrah. Entered service June 2, 1917, at Atlanta, Ga. Sent to Ft. McPherson, Ga. Transferred to Charleston, S. C., then to camp Wadsworth, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Wadsworth, S. C., March 18, 1918.

Uel W. Morrah

Private 1st Class, M. G. Co., 30th Div., 118th Regt.; of McCormick County; son of S. P. and Mrs. Janie Morrah. Entered service April 9, 1917, at Anderson, S. C. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 23, 1918. Fought at Ypres, Belgium, Bellicourt. Returned to USA May 19, 1919. Mustered out …

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