James Ellis Morrison

30 November 1858–14 August 1936 (Age 77)
Williamsport, Warren, Indiana, United States

The Life of James Ellis

When James Ellis Morrison was born on 30 November 1858, in Williamsport, Warren, Indiana, United States, his father, James H Morrison, was 28 and his mother, Mahala Breneman, was 30. He married Jamima Melissa Imlay on 15 September 1886, in Alma, Wabaunsee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 14 August 1936, in Eads, Kiowa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

James Ellis Morrison
Jamima Melissa Imlay
Marriage: 15 September 1886
Myrtle Viola Morrison
Clifford Ellis Morrison
Lettie LaVeta Morrison
Sylvia Beatrice Morrison

Spouse and Children

15 September 1886
Alma, Wabaunsee, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings



    William S Morrison


    Mary M Morrison


    Julia Hettie Morrison


    Lon Morrison



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Denver Becomes a City

Age 3

In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

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

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James E Morison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James E Morrison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James E Morrison in household of James H Morrison, "United States Census, 1880"

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