Beyrl Morris

Female15 August 1894–

Brief Life History of Beyrl

When Beyrl Morris was born on 15 August 1894, in Johnson, Illinois, United States, her father, Samuel Reuben Morris, was 26 and her mother, Harriet Miranda Matheny, was 24. She married Adrian Joseph Girard on 21 April 1921, in Lake, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Kankakee, Kankakee, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Pilot Township, Kankakee, Illinois, United States in 1940.

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Adrian Joseph Girard
Beyrl Morris
Marriage: 21 April 1921
Harriet Julian Girard
Maurice A Girard
Betty Jane Girard
Berrulyn Jean Girard
Rosalie Mary Girard
Jolene Ann Girard

Sources (7)

  • Beyrl Girard in household of A J Girard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beyrl Morris, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Beyral Morris in entry for Harriet Julian Girard, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 April 1921Lake, Indiana, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

    Age 12

    The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

    1925 · Woman's World's Fair

    Age 31

    The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

    Name Meaning

    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).

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

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