Leona Morris

Female1918–2005

Brief Life History of Leona

Leona Morris was born in 1918. She had at least 1 son with Hampton John Red Sr.. She died in 2005, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Hampton John Red Sr.
1919–1970
Leona Morris
1918–2005
Woodrow Wilson Red
1943–2007

Sources (1)

  • Leona Morris in entry for Woodrow W Red, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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Children (1)

World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 0

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

1941

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).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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