Haskell Morris

13 June 1907–2 May 1971 (Age 63)
Rocky, Washita, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Haskell

When Haskell Morris was born on 13 June 1907, in Rocky, Washita, Oklahoma, United States, his father, David Lee Morris, was 36 and his mother, Mary Emma Green, was 31. He married Sara Ruth Garrett on 6 June 1928, in Clinton, Custer, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Rainy, Washita, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 2 May 1971, in Sierra, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Rocky, Washita, Oklahoma, United States.

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Haskell Morris
Sara Ruth Garrett
Marriage: 6 June 1928
Ramona Jean Morris

Spouse and Children

6 June 1928
Clinton, Custer, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 5

New Mexico is the 47th state.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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

  • Haskell Morris in household of D L Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Haskell Morris, "Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Haskell M. Morris, "Find A Grave Index"

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