Estella Morrison was born April 20, 1853 to David Whisple/Wisple and Simantha (Johnson). She married my Great Grandfather, Silas Morrison in Andes, New York on December 3, 1871. She and Silas moved to a log cabin in Indian Territory. The cabin was located on the Whiskey Trail 9 miles south of Coffeyville, Kansas. They lived there from 1888 - 1895 and became aquainted with the Dalton Boys. Here is an accounting of her story in her own words.
"Mrs Estella Morrison came to the Coffeyville vicinity 1880 and has lived there since i lived 9 miles soth of Cofffeyville 1888-1895 on land we leased from the indians. The old whisky trail past our cabin home many herds of cottel pased to markit nerly every day - whiteh gave me a opertunity to get a quanted with the Dallten boys henry star and cheroke Bill and many other out laws allso a reader of the Journel since Co Elliouts time.
Estella Morrison died September 20, 1953 in Coffeyville, Kansas, and is buried in Edna, Kansas.
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