William Otey Morrow

14 April 1868–24 January 1941 (Age 72)
Hampshire, Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William Otey

When William Otey Morrow was born on 14 April 1868, in Hampshire, Maury, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Wesley Morrow, was 31 and his mother, Alice Rebecca Love, was 26. He married Rebecca Catherine Ballard on 21 January 1892. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Civil District 10, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 10, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 24 January 1941, in Hampshire, Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Morrow Cemetery, Williamsport, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Otey Morrow
1868–1941
Rebecca Catherine Ballard
1865–1916
Marriage: 21 January 1892
Willie Snow Morrow
1890–1925
John Sullivan Morrow
1892–1892
Manley Walker Morrow
1893–1977
Connie Ulner Morrow
1895–1957
Leffie Brown Morrow
1897–1927
Myrtle Ella Morrow
1903–1904
James Wesley Morrow
1904–1987
Alice Jossephine Morrow
1907–1993
John Lucious Morrow
1909–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 January 1892
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 10

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Murchadha ( see McMorrow ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Otey Morrow in household of Connie Morrow, "United States Census, 1940"
  • W Otey Morrow in household of Connie U Morrow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oly Morrow, "United States Census, 1900"

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