This Day In Norwood History-April 2

GEO. H. MORRILL DEAD

Retired Manufacturer of NorwoodStricken While on a Pleasure Trip to Port Antonio, Jamaica.

George Henry Morrill 1829-1909

George Henry Morrill of Norwood died at Port Antonio yesterday morning after a very short illness. The body will be shipped to the United States on the steamer Prince Joachim.

Mr Morrill was the founder of the George H. Morrill company, manufacturers of printers’ inks, with a plant in Norwood. Mr Morrill, who was about 80 years of age. retired from active participation in the affairs of the firm several years ago.

In company with his wife and a maid Mr Morrill left here about Jan 1 for a three months’ stay in Jamaica. His health had been excellent of late, but prior to that time he was poorly for several years.

Mr Morrill resided in Norwood, where he had a fine estate. He leaves a wife and six children, four daughters and two sons, George H. Morrill Jr. and Frank A. Morrill.

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