Roy Louis Morrell (Morrill) was born in Watertown to Isabell Mae Crawford. Crawford was alledgedly married to Louis F. Morrell from Newton. Roy has a sister Helen Morrell Frenette and a brother Francis Edmund Morrell (Morrill). The youngest child Francis was given away to a Lena Mason Dunham, and lived by the name Charles Francis Dunham. Roy's father alledgely died in 1929, yet no death certificate can be found.
Roy's grandmother was Ida Poole and George Washington Crawford on the mother's side. The Crawford family is quite impressive, going all the way back to some of the first settlers in the U.S.