William Or Willie Morris

1907–1977 (Age 70)
Seneca, Oconee, South Carolina, United States

The Life of William Or Willie

William Or Willie Morris was born in 1907, in Seneca, Oconee, South Carolina, United States. He married Beatrice Talley in 1929, in Seneca, Oconee, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died in 1977, at the age of 70.

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William Or Willie Morris
1907–1977
Beatrice Talley
1908–1997
Marriage: 1929
Charles W. Morris
1942–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1929
Seneca, Oconee, South Carolina, United States
children

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 0

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 9

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1927

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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