Elma Pauline Isley

11 February 1906–23 July 1981 (Age 75)
Alamance, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elma Pauline

When Elma Pauline Isley was born on 11 February 1906, in Alamance, North Carolina, United States, her father, Earnest Timwood Isley Sr, was 30 and her mother, Emma Estelle Smith, was 21. She married Hank Banks Morris on 16 May 1925, in Danbury, Stokes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Walnut Cove, Stokes, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Newton, Catawba, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 23 July 1981, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hank Banks Morris
Elma Pauline Isley
Marriage: 16 May 1925
Harry Banks Morris Jr.

Spouse and Children

16 May 1925
Danbury, Stokes, North Carolina, United States


    Harry Banks Morris Jr.


Parents and Siblings

    Earnest Timwood Isley Sr







    Elluce Isley


    Evelyn Mae Isley


    Elwood Cephus Isley


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 12

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained. The connection with Isley Walton in Leicestershire is not clear.2 Possibly a respelling of German Eisele or Swiss Isler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elma I Morris in household of Henry B Morris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elma Morris in household of Harry Morris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elma Isley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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