Irma Belle Morris

19 September 1887–18 March 1968 (Age 80)
Maysfield, Milam, Texas, United States

The Life of Irma Belle

When Irma Belle Morris was born on 19 September 1887, in Maysfield, Milam, Texas, United States, her father, William James Morris, was 31 and her mother, Margaret Antonia Moore, was 23. She married Robert Velpo Archer on 23 December 1908, in Walker, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Walker, Texas, United States in 1920 and Huntsville, Walker, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 18 March 1968, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in McAdams Cemetery, Crabbs Prairie, Walker, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Velpo Archer
1879–1918
Irma Belle Morris
1887–1968
Marriage: 23 December 1908
James Peterson Archer
1909–1989
Zora Lellene Archer
1911–2008
Robert Milton Archer
1913–1998
Forest Archer
1915–
Maggie Archer
1918–

Spouse and Children

    Robert Velpo Archer

    Male1879–1918Male

    Female1887–1968Female

MARRIAGE
23 December 1908
Walker, Texas, United States
children

(5)

    Male1909–1989Male

    Female1911–2008Female

    Robert Milton Archer

    Male1913–1998Male

    Forest Archer

    Male1915–Male

    Maggie Archer

    Female1918–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Erma Archer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irma Archie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irma B Archer in household of Robert V Archer, "United States Census, 1910"

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