Morris Haight

Male13 April 1799–7 October 1870

Brief Life History of Morris

When Morris Haight was born on 13 April 1799, in New York, United States, his father, Robert Haight, was 28 and his mother, Phebe Tripp, was 20. He married Lois Myrick on 11 October 1821. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Lorraine, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1865 and Delafield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States in 1870. He died on 7 October 1870, in Hartland, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Village Of Hartland Cemetery, Hartland, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morris Haight
Lois Myrick
Marriage: 11 October 1821
Elizabeth Haight
Elvira Haight
Cecelia D Haight
Morris P. Haight
Charles S. Haight
Lois Mary Haight
John Edwin Hoyt
Theron Wilbur Haight
Mary Jane Haight

Sources (8)

  • Morris Haight, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Morris Haight, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Morris Haight in entry for Samuel Pulford and Mary J. Haight, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1821
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 1

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries 1805: Jefferson, New York, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 20

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    possibly a variant of Hight , a topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

    perhaps sometimes a nickname from Middle English hait ‘merry; revelry’.


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

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