Emma Jane Morris

23 October 1867–29 January 1957 (Age 89)
Hartstown, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Morris was born on 23 October 1867, her father, Thomas Jay Morris, was 26 and her mother, Susannah Thompson, was 20. She married David Aaron Beers on 4 January 1890, in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Sugarcreek, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 January 1957, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rocky Grove, Sugarcreek, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Aaron Beers
Emma Jane Morris
Marriage: 4 January 1890
William Grover Beers Sr.
Sarah Susanna Beers
Arthur Bryan Beers
Frances Ellen Beers

Spouse and Children

4 January 1890
Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 10

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 29

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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

Emma Remarried

Emma remarried after David passed away. She married Zeene Dille. Her funera lservices were held at the Wesleyan Methodist Church with F.E, Satterfield officiating assisted by Wilbur Beers, grandson o …

Sources (3)

  • Emma J Dille in household of David W Dille, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Beers in household of David A Beers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Beers in household of Aaron Beers, "United States Census, 1910"

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