Rowena Morris

20 March 1863–16 February 1904 (Age 40)
Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of Rowena

When Rowena Morris was born on 20 March 1863, in Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, C. Jonathan Morris, was 56 and her mother, Louisa Gooding, was 38. She lived in Honey Creek Township, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Coatsburg, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 16 February 1904, in Paloma, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Paloma, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

C. Jonathan Morris
1807–1865
Louisa Gooding
1825–1909
Christiana W Morris
1842–1916
Johnathan Morris
1846–1862
Louisa Hetty Morris
1847–1847
Thomas C Morris
1849–1927
Caleb Morris
1851–
Martha J. Morris
1854–1854
Richard K. Morris
1854–1934
Daniel W Morris
1859–1862
Rowena Morris
1863–1904

Parents and Siblings

    C. Jonathan Morris

    Male1807–1865Male

    Female1825–1909Female

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 12

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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)

  • Rowena Morris in household of Louisa Morris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rowena Morris in household of Louisa G Morris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roxana Morris in household of Louisa Morris, "United States Census, 1870"

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