Melborn Billie Morris

6 March 1914–6 December 1985 (Age 71)
Hamilton, Texas, United States

The Life of Melborn Billie

When Melborn Billie Morris was born on 6 March 1914, in Hamilton, Texas, United States, his father, George Burton Morris, was 29 and his mother, Jessie Louise Ellis, was 30. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Dickens, Texas, United States in 1930 and Commissioner's Precinct 3, Childress, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 6 December 1985, in Childress, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Childress, Childress, Texas, United States.

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Melborn Billie Morris
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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 15

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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

  • Melborn B Morris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Melbern Morris in household of G B Morris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melborn Morris in entry for Mrs Jessie Louise Spur Morris, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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