Emma Jane Morris

Brief Life History of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Morris was born on 23 October 1867, in Hartstown, West Fallowfield Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, 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 Crawford, Wisconsin, United States in 1870. She died on 29 January 1957, in Sugarcreek, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States, 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
1852–1926
Emma Jane Morris
1867–1957
Marriage: 4 January 1890
William Grover Beers Sr.
1890–1975
Sarah Susanna Beers
1891–1969
Arthur Bryan Beers
1897–1986
Frances Ellen Beers
1903–1969

Sources (18)

  • Emma J Morris, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Emma Jane. Morris - Government record: birth-name: Emma Jane Morris
  • Emma G. Morris, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

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.

1870 · P.T. Barnum's Circus Established in Wisconsin

P.T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan & Hippodrome was established in Delavan, Wisconsin in 1870.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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

English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from 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.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa (see Morrissey ).

Welsh: Anglicized form of the 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 above).

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

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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 …

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