When Rebecca Ann Morris was born on 25 July 1830, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas F. Morris , Sr., was 47 and her mother, Sophia B Talbot, was 29. She married John Oliver Brown on 21 April 1863, in Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Melrose Township, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Burton, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died on 15 September 1891, in Fall Creek, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Fall Creek Township, Adams, Illinois, 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Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).
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