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Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).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