Marston Hinds Morris

1825–after 1860 (Age 35)
Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States

The Life of Marston Hinds

When Marston Hinds Morris was born in 1825, in Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States, his father, Isaac Morris, was 38 and his mother, Theresa Thyrza Hinds, was 30. He married Minerva Chandler on 1 January 1851, in Lawrence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Black River Township, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States in 1860. He died after 1860, at the age of 36.

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Marston Hinds Morris
Minerva Chandler
Marriage: 1 January 1851
William M. Morris
Isaac Taylor Morris
Sarah Marston Morris
Nellie A Morris
Emma J Morris
Matilda Kate Morris

Spouse and Children

1 January 1851
Lawrence, Arkansas, United States


    William M. Morris


    Isaac Taylor Morris


    Sarah Marston Morris



    Emma J Morris


+1 More Child

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+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 1

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 11

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.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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

  • Marrtin M Morris, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Marten Morris in household of Hiram Darter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Maston H Morris, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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