Arta Myran Morris

Brief Life History of Arta Myran

When Arta Myran Morris was born on 10 October 1900, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States, her father, John Allen Morris, was 42 and her mother, Emily Deliah Lykins, was 32. She married Jesse Lee Toney on 27 March 1921, in Mason, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Hannan District, Mason, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Sherman District, Boone, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died in June 1983, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Lee Toney
Arta Myran Morris
Marriage: 27 March 1921
Margaret Emma Christolee Toney
Erma Arlene Toney

Sources (13)

  • Unknown, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Arta Myran Morris, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Arta Morris, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from 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.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa (see Morrissey ).

Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).

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

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