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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Family Time Line

John Anderson Luton
1868–1925
Mary Eliza Morris
1876–1966
Marriage: 24 December 1889
Mary Jane Luton
1891–1966
Urcey Morris Luton
1893–1981
John Herbert Luton
1896–1963
William Luton
1897–1899
William LUTON
1899–1910
Willie Luton
1902–1953
Martin Luther Luton
1904–1906
James Luther Luton
1907–1963
Charles Henry Luton
1909–1977
Robert Edward Lee Luton
1911–1911
Thomas Edward Luton
1913–1988
Margaret Rebecca Luton
1915–2006
Doris Rae LUTON
1919–2006

Spouse and Children

    John Anderson Luton

    Male1868–1925Male

    Female1876–1966Female

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

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry N. Morris

    Male1847–1927Male

    Margaret Ann Meads

    Female1854–1934Female

siblings

(7)

+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.

Possible Related Names

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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