William Henry Morrill

30 January 1835–4 April 1909 (Age 74)
Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Morrill was born on 30 January 1835, in Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, his father, David Morrill, was 36 and his mother, Comfort Morrill, was 36. He married Minda M. Foster on 26 April 1861, in Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Hartland Township, Beadle, South Dakota, United States in 1900 and South Dakota, United States in 1905. He died on 4 April 1909, in Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States.

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William Henry Morrill
Minda M. Foster
Marriage: 26 April 1861
Minnie Bell Morrill
William David Morrill

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 1
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 11
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 23
Minnesota is the 32nd state.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Morrell .

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

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Sources (18)

  • William R Morrell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm H Morrill in household of David Morrill, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm H Morrill, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"

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