Caldonia Nolen

Brief Life History of Caldonia

When Caldonia Nolen was born on 30 October 1873, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Thomas King Nolen, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Lovlis Booth, was 21. She married William Jacob Morris on 20 November 1890, in White, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in El Paso, White, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Jefferson Township, White, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 14 March 1964, in Conway, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Oliver Cemetery, White, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jacob Morris
1870–1922
Caldonia Nolen
1873–1964
Marriage: 20 November 1890
Edgar Morris
1891–1892
Ella Mae Morris
1892–1985
Florence Morris
1894–1899
Vernon Kin Morris
1896–1940
Lois Ire Morris
1898–1947
Verdie Elbert Morris
1900–1985
Gladys Morris
1903–1904
Clyde Morris
1905–1919
Thelma Morris
1906–1988
Hazel Morris
1909–1947
baby Morris
1913–1913

Sources (14)

  • Callie D Marris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Caldonia Nolen - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Callie Nolen
  • Callie Nolen, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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.

1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Nol, a pet form of Arnold .

Swedish (Nolén): probably a habitational name from placenames beginning with Nol-, from Nord- ‘north’ + the adjectival suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. Compare Nolin .

Irish: variant of Nolan .

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

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