James Hubert Morris

1893–1948 (Age 54)
Howell, Missouri, United States

The Life 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
1893–1948
Esther Marie Thrasher
1912–1989
Marriage: 25 November 1925
John Edward Morris
1926–1987
Geraldene Lee Morris
1929–2010
Jerald Vinson Morris
1931–2004
Frances Oralee Morris
1934–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 November 1925
Yellville, Marion, Arkansas, United States
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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 11

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
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

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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Sources (3)

  • Hubert Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hubert Morris in household of John Morris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hubert Morris, "United States Census, 1940"

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