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Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).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