Richard Hobson Morris

16 October 1907–1 November 1994 (Age 87)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Richard Hobson

When Richard Hobson Morris was born on 16 October 1907, in Alabama, United States, his father, Andrew Jackson Morris, was 42 and his mother, Martha Emma Ward, was 34. He married Grace Avis Gray on 4 November 1928, in Morgan, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Massey, Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Danville, Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 1 November 1994, in Morgan, Alabama, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Richard Hobson Morris
1907–1994
Grace Avis Gray
1911–2000
Marriage: 4 November 1928
Grace Nelene Morris
1929–2005
Mary Dell Morris
1933–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 November 1928
Morgan, Alabama, United States
children

(2)

    Grace Nelene Morris

    Female1929–2005Female

    Mary Dell Morris

    Female1933–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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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.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 5

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1931

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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

  • R H Morris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Richard H Morris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Richard H Morris in household of Andrew J Morris, "United States Census, 1920"

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