Emily Louise Morley

14 June 1875–21 October 1930 (Age 55)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Emily Louise

When Emily Louise Morley was born on 14 June 1875, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, her father, George Henry Morley, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Anna Clubbs, was 33. She married George Clark Russell on 26 October 1910. She lived in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States in 1900. She died on 21 October 1930, in Kirtland, Lake, Ohio, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Chesterland, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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George Clark Russell
Emily Louise Morley
Marriage: 26 October 1910

Spouse and Children

26 October 1910

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 3

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places called Morley (for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, County Durham, Norfolk, and West Yorkshire), or Moreleigh in Devon, all of which are named from Old English mōr ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Possibly an altered spelling of French Morlet, a nickname from a diminutive of Old French mor ‘brown’, ‘dark’ (from Latin Maurus ‘Moor’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Emily L Morley in household of Elmore D Beggs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emily M Russell in household of George C Russell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emily L Morley in household of Geo H Morley, "United States Census, 1880"

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