Lillian L. Morris

31 May 1852–28 January 1872 (Age 19)
St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lillian L.

When Lillian L. Morris was born on 31 May 1852, in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States, her father, Leonard C Morris, was 24 and her mother, Lucy H Snow, was 24. She lived in Springfield, Oakland, Michigan Territory, United States in 1872. She died on 28 January 1872, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in St. Johnsbury, Caledonia, Vermont, United States.

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Leonard C Morris
Lucy H Snow
Lillian L. Morris
Abbie J Morris
George S Morris
Katie L. Morris

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World Events (4)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 12

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 16

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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

  • Lucy L Morriss in household of Leonard C Morriss, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lillian L Morris in household of Leonard C Morris, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lillian S. Morris, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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