Mary Eliza Morris

2 February 1876–6 June 1966 (Age 90)
Symons Creek MM, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Eliza

When Mary Eliza Morris was born on 2 February 1876, in Symons Creek MM, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Henry N. Morris, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Ann Meads, was 21. She married John Anderson Luton on 24 December 1889, in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salem Township, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Nixonton, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 June 1966, in Symonds Creek, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States.

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John Anderson Luton
Mary Eliza Morris
Marriage: 24 December 1889
Mary Jane Luton
Urcey Morris Luton
John Herbert Luton
William Luton
William LUTON
Willie Luton
Martin Luther Luton
James Luther Luton
Charles Henry Luton
Robert Edward Lee Luton
Thomas Edward Luton
Margaret Rebecca Luton
Doris Rae LUTON

Spouse and Children

    John Anderson Luton



24 December 1889
Elizabeth City, Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry N. Morris


    Margaret Ann Meads




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 1

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Mary L Luten in household of John A Luten, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary L Luton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary L Luton in household of John Luton, "United States Census, 1900"

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