Augusta Ophelia Winters

26 June 1877–30 November 1954 (Age 77)
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Augusta Ophelia

When Augusta Ophelia Winters was born on 26 June 1877, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, her father, Durant Kaylor Winters, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Matilda Hurt, was 19. She married Robert Lee Morrison on 5 March 1899, in Burke, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Collin, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Garland, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1920. She died on 30 November 1954, at the age of 77, and was buried in Garland Cemetery, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee Morrison
1876–1937
Augusta Ophelia Winters
1877–1954
Marriage: 5 March 1899
Lola Ethel Morrison
1903–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 March 1899
Burke, North Carolina, United States
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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 4

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from Winter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Augusta Morrison in household of Robert L Morrison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Augusta Morrison in household of Robt L Morrison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Augusta Morrison in household of R L Morrison, "United States Census, 1910"

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