Mary Morris

1810–
Diddlebury, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Morris was born in 1810, in Diddlebury, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Morris, was 30 and her mother, Hannah Jones, was 26. She married John Francis Lee before 1841, in Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Shropshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

John Francis Lee
1810–
Mary Morris
1810–
Marriage: before 1841
Emma Francis
1837–
Eliza Ann Francis
1851–
Joseph Francis
1838–
Mary Bridget Francis
1843–
Ann Francis
1845–
Hannah Frances
1848–
Francis
1851–
William Francis
1854–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1841
Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1806–Male

    Female1807–Female

    Elizabeth Morris

    Female1810–Female

    Female1810–Female

    Harriet Morris

    Female1811–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1815

Age 5

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 23

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 33

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Francis in household of John Francis, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Morris, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • Mary Morris, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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