James Hubert Morris

5 August 1893–25 June 1948 (Age 54)
Howell, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of James Hubert

When James Hubert Morris was born on 5 August 1893, in Howell, Missouri, United States, his father, John Valentine Morris, was 37 and his mother, Barbara Ellen Thompson, was 34. He married Viola Frances Morris on 10 October 1918, in Independence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Baxter, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Paden Township, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 25 June 1948, in El Centro, Imperial, California, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, El Centro, Imperial, California, United States.

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James Hubert Morris
Esther Marie Thrasher
Marriage: 25 November 1925
John Edward Morris
Geraldene Lee Morris
Jerald Vinson Morris
Frances Oralee Morris

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  • Marriage
    25 November 1925Yellville, Marion, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 9
    John M. Van Horn BIRTH 2 Mar 1837 DEATH 15 Mar 1902 (aged 65) BURIAL Evergreen Cemetery El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA PLOT Block 6; Lot 30; Space ? MEMORIAL ID 101430473
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 15
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    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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    Sources (10)

    • Hubert Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
    • James H Morris, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Hubert Morris in household of John Morris, "United States Census, 1900"

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