Edith Lorraine Morse

16 June 1908–27 January 1984 (Age 75)
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

The Life of Edith Lorraine

When Edith Lorraine Morse was born on 16 June 1908, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, her father, Arthur J Morse, was 29 and her mother, Carrie Esther Raleigh, was 20. She married Harry Louis Larsen on 18 May 1928, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States. She lived in Oregon, United States in 1980. She died on 27 January 1984, in Linn, Oregon, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Arthur DeVol
Edith Lorraine Morse
Marriage: 27 November 1980

Spouse and Children

27 November 1980
Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Evelyn Irene Morse



    Alvin L Morse


World Events (8)

1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 2

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 3

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh and English: variant of Morris .2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, especially Moses . Compare Morris .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Edith Shields in household of James M Shields, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith L Morse in household of Arthur J Morse, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edith Devol, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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