Was born in DeKalb County, Missouri, March 28, 1847. When he was a. year old his parents moved to this County and here George was reared and educated. On reaching manhood he commenced farming and is still so engaged. He owns a farm of 120 acres of well improved land in Liberty Township, on which he and his family reside.

Mr. Morris was married, in Livingston County, this State, on September 21st, 1871, to Miss A. E. Lydick. Four children have resulted from this union; named, respectively, Kittie, Alma, Charles and William.

Mr. Morris was elected justice of the peace in 1875, and served till 1881, when he was elected assessor of the township. His residence is beautifully located and his farm is a well arranged place, well watered and fenced.