Sarah Morris

30 August 1805–
Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Morris was christened on 30 August 1805, in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William Morris, was 42 and her mother, Margaret William, was 37.

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Family Time Line

William Morris
1762–
Margaret William
1768–
David Morris
1797–
Solomon Morris
1801–1844
Joyce Morris
1802–1885
Sarah Morris
1805–
Solomon Morris
1809–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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

  • Sarah Morris, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"

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