Morris Haight

13 April 1799–7 October 1870 (Age 71)
New York, United States

The Life 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 6 sons and 7 daughters. 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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Morris Haight
Lois Myrick
Marriage: 11 October 1821
Lois Hait
Elizabeth Haight
Elvira Haight
Elvira Hoyt
D Cecelia Hoyt
D. Cecelia Haight
Morris P. Haight
Charles S Hoyt
Charles S. Haight
John Edwin Hoyt
Theron Wilbur Haight
Theron Wilber Hoyt
Mary J. Haight

Spouse and Children

11 October 1821
Washington, Dutches County, N.Y.


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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 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
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

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the top of a hill ( see Hight ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Morris Haight in entry for Theron W. Haight, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Morris Haight in entry for Elizabeth Kerr, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"
  • Morris Haight, "Find A Grave Index"

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