James Franklin Morris

12 August 1861–
Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Franklin

When James Franklin Morris was born on 12 August 1861, his father, John Wesley Morris, was 22 and his mother, Armelia Elizabeth Martha Donnell, was 22.

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John Wesley Morris
1839–1843
Armelia Elizabeth Martha Donnell
1838–1915
Mary J. Morris
1857–
James Franklin Morris
1861–
William P. Morris
1872–

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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