Tennie Angeline Morris

14 November 1860–1879 (Age 18)
Quincy, Gadsden, Florida, United States

The Life of Tennie Angeline

When Tennie Angeline Morris was born on 14 November 1860, in Quincy, Gadsden, Florida, United States, her father, Harmon W Morris, was 28 and her mother, Luvica Angelina Fain, was 25. She married James Emory Vann on 13 January 1878, in Jefferson, Florida, United States. She died in 1879, in Jefferson, Florida, United States, at the age of 19.

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James Emory Vann
Tennie Angeline Morris
Marriage: 13 January 1878

Spouse and Children

13 January 1878
Jefferson, Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Harmon W Morris


    Luvica Angelina Fain




    Mary Elizabeth Morress


    Eliza Jane Morress


    Eliza Morris


    Thomas Fain Morress


    Thomas Morris


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Florida has had 6 Constitutions since it became a state. The first Constitution was drafted in Saint Joseph, now known as Port St. Joe. Presently Florida is governed by the Constitution of 1968.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 6

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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.

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Sources (2)

  • Tinnie A. Morris in entry for James E. Vann, "Florida Marriages, 1837-1974"
  • Jennie A. Morris, "Florida, Marriages, 1837-1974"

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