William B. Morris

7 April 1901–21 February 1967 (Age 65)
Ray, Schuyler, Illinois, United States

The Life of William B.

When William B. Morris was born on 7 April 1901, in Ray, Schuyler, Illinois, United States, his father, Robert Franklin Morris, was 29 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Walker, was 24. He had at least 1 daughter with Thelma E Trone. He died on 21 February 1967, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

William B. Morris
1901–1967
Thelma E Trone
1908–2003
Nancy Maradel Morris
1930–1990

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Nancy Maradel Morris

    Female1930–1990Female

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 9

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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 (3)

  • William B Morris in household of Robert F Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William H Morris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William B Morris in household of Robert F Morris, "United States Census, 1910"

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