Asa Morris

1862–1869 (Age 7)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Asa

When Asa Morris was born in 1862, in Georgia, United States, his father, Gabriel Washburn Morris, was 26 and his mother, Frances Ellen Dougherty, was 25. He died after 1869, in Going Snake, Adair, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 8.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Washburn Morris
1836–1902
Frances Ellen Dougherty
1837–1913
Mary Susan Morris
1857–1930
John Benjamin Morris
1858–1933
Asa Morris
1862–1869
William Henry Morris
1864–1935
Charles Glover "Glove" Morris
1866–1948
Roxie Ann Morris
1868–1938
Virgil Cicero Morris
1870–1942
Alice Mae Morris
1874–1950
Carrie B. Morris
1876–1913
Thomas Richard Morris
1878–1960

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1865

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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