When Beatrice Frances Morris was born in 1923, in Virginia, United States, her father, George Mitchell Morris, was 31 and her mother, Betty Mandy Fry, was 28. She married Marvin Lacey Wood on 3 July 1944, in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in White Hall District, Albemarle, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died in 2004, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Free Union Church Of The Brethren Cemetery, Free Union, Albemarle, Virginia, United States.
English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from 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.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa (see Morrissey ).
Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).