Alma Irene Morris

12 February 1917–18 August 2002 (Age 85)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Alma Irene

When Alma Irene Morris was born on 12 February 1917, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Moses P. Morris, was 46 and her mother, Kessiah Davis, was 44. She lived in Barnwell, Barnwell, South Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 18 August 2002, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Moses P. Morris
1870–1945
Kessiah Davis
1873–1926
Robert Moses Morris
1890–1969
Columbia Anna Zilphie Morris
1894–1950
Mattie Mae Morris
1896–1983
Luther Darling Morris
1900–1965
Fanny Lucille Morris
1901–1980
Thomas Parnell Morris
1903–1955
Nettie Belle Morris
1906–1996
Burley Sue Morris
1912–1986
Kathleen Melrose Morris
1914–1985
Alma Irene Morris
1917–2002

Parents and Siblings

    Male1870–1945Male

    Kessiah Davis

    Female1873–1926Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1941

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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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  • Alma Irene Morris in household of Moses Morris, "United States Census, 1920"

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