Eric B. Morley

15 August 1837–10 August 1861 (Age 23)
Bristolville, Bristol Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life of Eric B.

When Eric B. Morley was born on 15 August 1837, in Bristolville, Bristol Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, his father, Anson Morley, was 39 and his mother, Lorenza Cutting, was 36. He lived in Bristol Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 August 1861, in Bristolville, Bristol Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Anson Morley
1798–1885
Lorenza Cutting
1801–1877
Lucy Antoinette Morley
1824–1894
Joel Carlton Morley
1825–1908
Daniel M Morley
1827–1898
Laura Almira Morley
1828–1922
Benjamin Palmer Morley
1832–1920
Betsy Artemisia Morley
1833–1885
Eric B. Morley
1837–1861
Oswin Guile Morley
1840–1923
Amelia Merrilla Morley
1842–1927
Mary Lorenza Morley
1844–1919

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World Events (2)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 23

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the various places called Morley (for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, County Durham, Norfolk, and West Yorkshire), or Moreleigh in Devon, all of which are named from Old English mōr ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Possibly an altered spelling of French Morlet, a nickname from a diminutive of Old French mor ‘brown’, ‘dark’ (from Latin Maurus ‘Moor’).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Benj Morely in household of Anson Morely, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Erie B Morley in household of Anson Morley, "United States Census, 1850"

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