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director , lecturer , researcher , Travel executive , History educator

Marilyn Miller Morton, American, British Genealogy and history educator, lecturer, researcher, travel executive, director. Avocations: reading, research, travel, bridge, public speaking. F C. Named to Mississippi U. for Women Hall of Fame, 1952.

Background

Morton, Marilyn Miller was born on December 2, 1929 in Water Valley, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Julius Brunner and Irma Faye (Magee) Miller.

Education

Bachelor in English, Mississippi University for Women, 1952. Master of Science in History, Mississippi State University, 1955.

Career

Teacher English, speech and history, Starkville (Mississippi) H.S., 1952-1958;part-time instructor, Mississippi State University, 1953-1955;special collection staff, Samford U. Library., Birmingham, Alabama, 1984-1992;lecturer genealogy and history, instructor, Institute Genealogy & History Research, Samford U., Birmingham, 1985-1993;associate director, Institute Genealogy & History Research, Samford U., Birmingham, 1985-1988;executive director, Institute Genealogy & History Research, Samford U., Birmingham, 1988-1993;founding director SU British and Irish Institute Genealogy & History Research, Samford U., Birmingham and British Isles, 1986-1993;owner, director, Marilyn Miller Morton Brit-Ire-United States Genealogy, Birmingham, also British Isles, since 1994. Instructor genealogy classes Samford U. Metro College, 1989-1994. Lecturer national.conf.

Federation of Genealogical Socs.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, research, travel, bridge, public speaking.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active Birmingham chapter Salvation Army Auxiliary, since 1982. Fellow Irish Genealogical Research Society London. Member International Society British Genealogy and Family History, National Genealogical Society (member of national program committee since 1988, lecturer national meetings), Association Professional Genealogists, Society Genealogists London, Antiquarian Society Birmingham (secretary, 2d vice president 1982-1984), Daughters of the American Revolution (regent Cheaha chapter 1977-1978), Daus.

American Colonists (regent Edward Waters chapter 1978-1979), National League of America Penwomen, Phi Kappa Phi (charter member Samford U. chapter 1972).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, research, travel, bridge, chess.

Connections

Married Perry Wilkes Morton Junior, July 2, 1958. Children: Dent Miller Morton, Nancy Marilyn Morton Driggers, E. Perian Morton Dyar.

father:
Julius Brunner Miller

mother:
Irma Faye (Magee) Miller

spouse:
Perry Wilkes Morton Junior

child:
Dent Miller Morton

child:
Nancy Marilyn Morton Driggers Morton

child:
E. Perian Morton Dyar Morton