Barbara Morris

about 1879–
Phelps, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Barbara

When Barbara Morris was born about 1879, in Phelps, Missouri, United States, her father, James Longfellow Morris, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Frances Matlock, was 23. She lived in Dawson Township, Phelps, Missouri, United States in 1880.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Barbara? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Longfellow Morris
1853–1942
Sarah Frances Matlock
1856–1933
Sarah Emona Morris
1872–1909
John Morris
1877–
Barbara Morris
1879–
William F Morris
1874–1927
Nora Elizabeth Morris
1881–1965
Sarah Caroline Morris
1883–1948
James Henry Morris
1885–
Jenny Morris
1887–
Lillie May Morris
1887–1966
George W Morris
1888–
Agnus Morris
1889–
Chester Morris
1891–1993
Louis Morris
1893–
Allice Morris
1894–
Flora Morris
1897–

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 25
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.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 31
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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.

Possible Related Names

Moore
Morrissey
Moritz
Morse
Fitzmaurice
Maurice
Mauricio
Mauritz
Maurizio
McMorris
Merrick
Moors
Mora
Morace
Mores
Morice
Morici
Moris
Morison
Morrice
Morrish
Morrison
Morrisroe
Morriss
Morss
Mura

Sources (1)

  • Barbara J Morris in household of Jas M Morris, "United States Census, 1880"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.