Beatrice Frances Morris


Brief Life History of Beatrice Frances

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.

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Marvin Lacey Wood
Beatrice Frances Morris
Marriage: 3 July 1944
Broadus Lacy Wood

Sources (13)

  • Beatrice Morris in household of George Morris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beatrice Frances Morris, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Beatrice Morris Wood, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    3 July 1944Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 0

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

    Age 18

    The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.

    1945 · Peace in a Post War World

    Age 22

    The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

    Name Meaning

    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).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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