Mable R. Morrison

Brief Life History of Mable R.

When Mable R. Morrison was born on 10 January 1873, in Bethany Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, her father, Seely D. Morrison, was 24 and her mother, May M. Heard, was 20. She married Newell Leonard Culver on 20 September 1893, in Bethany Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 10 November 1901, in Saint Louis, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Pine River Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Newell Leonard Culver
Mable R. Morrison
Marriage: 20 September 1893
Ruth Culver
Neva May Culver

Sources (15)

  • Mabel R Morrison in household of Seely D Morrison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mabel H Morrison, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"
  • Mable R. Morrison, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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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.

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish: from Ó Muirgheasáin ‘descendant of Muirgheasán’, a diminutive of Muirgheas, a personal name meaning ‘sea valor’.

Scottish: from Gaelic Mac Moireasdain ‘son of Moireasdan’, a personal name cognate with Irish Muirgheasán’ (see 1 above).

Scottish and English: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

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