Rachel Morris

1784–19 November 1854 (Age 70)
Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Morris was born in 1784, in Wales, United Kingdom, her father, David Morris, was 30 and her mother, Mary, was 26. She married Enos Tobias about 1809, in Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 19 November 1854, in Jennings, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Jennings, Indiana, United States.

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Enos Tobias
Rachel Morris
Marriage: about 1809
David Tobias
Rachel Tobias
John E Tobias
William Enos Tobias
Enos E. Tobias
Annie Tobias
Elias Tobias
Elinor Ellen Eleanor Tobias

Spouse and Children

about 1809
Wales, United Kingdom


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 3

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 19

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, 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.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rachel Morris Tobias, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Rachel Morris, "Wales, Carmarthenshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rachel Morris - Published information: death: 19 November 1854; Jennings, Indiana, United States

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