Ann Morris

Stoke Saint Milborough, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Morris was born in 1756, in Stoke Saint Milborough, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Morris, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Wright, was 34. She married William Hall on 8 June 1782.

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William Hall
Ann Morris
Marriage: 8 June 1782

Spouse and Children

8 June 1782

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 45

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 59

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 67

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus ( see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ann Marris in entry for William Hall, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • Ann Morris, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • Ann Marry in entry for Willum Hall, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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