This Queen Anne Cottage was home to Annie Morton from age 10
until she died in 1976 at the age of 82.
Miss Ann Leone Morton - a name synonymous with service. This site is a documentation of what we know about her life, her contributions and her ancestry.
Miss Annie Morton's roots on her mother's side go back to Henry Stanton 1688, who came to the Newport River area of Carteret County about 1732. Minnie Stanton was the daughter of Josephine Marshall and Benjamin Franklin Stanton born in 1830 on Core Sound. Benjamin was the g-g-g grandson of Henry Stanton 1688 who came to the area with the Bordens and other Quakers from
- William Borden Sr. ca. 1689-1748, one of the foremost shipbuilders of his time, was attracted to the excellence and low cost of lumber in