Alta J Morrison

24 September 1897–27 July 1994 (Age 96)
Orange, California, United States

The Life Summary of Alta J

When Alta J Morrison was born on 24 September 1897, in Orange, California, United States, her father, John Wilson Morrison, was 28 and her mother, Polly Ann Bastian, was 29. She married Charles Eaton Phillips on 8 October 1927, in Cook, Illinois, United States. She lived in Westminster, Orange, California, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. In 1920, at the age of 23, her occupation is listed as student nurse. She died on 27 July 1994, in Palm Springs, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Henry Forrest Lefferty
1894–1973
Alta J Morrison
1897–1994
Marriage: after 1945

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    after 1945California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 13
    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 26
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: from Ó Muirgheasáin ‘descendant of Muirgheasán’, a diminutive of Muirgheas, a personal name meaning ‘sea valor’.Scottish: from Gaelic Mac Moireasdain ‘son of Moireasdan’, a personal name cognate with Irish Muirgheasán’ (see 1 above).Scottish and English: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Morrisson
    Morson
    Morison
    Morris
    McCorriston

    Sources (16)

    • Alta M Phillips in entry for Charles Eaton Phillips, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Alta J Morrison in household of Bessie L Davis, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Alta John Morrison, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

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