Annie Emily Morrell

25 July 1862–21 July 1926 (Age 63)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Annie Emily

When Annie Emily Morrell was born on 25 July 1862, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Hugh E. Morrell, was 33 and her mother, Emily Mogford, was 33. She married Frank Starr Blackman on 15 January 1910, in St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States. She lived in Watervliet, Berrien, Michigan, United States in 1880. She died on 21 July 1926, in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Watervliet, Watervliet, Berrien, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Frank Starr Blackman
Annie Emily Morrell
Marriage: 15 January 1910

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 January 1910St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · Sultana Tragedy
    Age 3
    In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.
    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
    Age 17
    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the medieval personal name Morel, a diminutive vernacular form of Latin Maurus ( see Moore 3), with the hypocoristic suffix -el.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (12)

    • Anna Morrell in household of Hugh Morrell, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Annie Eply, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
    • Annie Eply, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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