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Illness Is Fatal To W. H. Morton

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Dies In Hospital After Two-Year Illness
William H. Morton, 1531 Packard St., who was responsible for the residential development in the Granger Ave., Shadford road, Morton Ave. district, died early this morning in University hospital, after an illness of two years.
He developed Granger Ave. and Brooklyn Ave. for the Granger family of New York City and he planted all of the trees now growing on these streets. He later developed Shadford road and Morton Ave. on property which originally was part of the Morton farm.
He name Morton Ave. after his family name and Shadford road from the family name of his wife, who formerly was Jennie Shadford. They were married Dec. 27, 1892.
Born June 28, 1861, in Cambridge, Wis., Mr. Morton came to Ann Arbor in 1866 with his parents William and Eliza Morton. He had lived here since.
He was a member of the First Methodist church and the brotherhood of the church.
He is survived by a son, William S. Morton, and a granddaughter, Betty Jane of Ann Arbor. The late Dr. J. W. Morton was a brother.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Muehlig chapel with Rev. L. L. Finch officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel.