Charles Hyatt Morris

1852–1900 (Age 47)
Dent, Missouri, United States

The Life of Charles Hyatt

When Charles Hyatt Morris was born in April 1852, in Dent, Missouri, United States, his father, Caleb Morris, was 35 and his mother, Mary Ann Polly Canady, was 31. He lived in Osage Township, Dent, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Howes Mill, Dent, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died after 1900, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Boss Cemetery, Boss, Dent, Missouri, United States.

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Caleb Morris
Mary Ann Polly Canady
Susanah A Morris
Julia Ann Morris
Edmond B Morris
Sarah Jane Morris
Mary Ann Morris
Abraham Franklin Morris
Charles Hyatt Morris
Ferdinand Monroe Morris
Victoria Isabelle Morris
Cornelia Francis Morris

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World Events (8)


Age 8

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 14

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Moris in household of Caleb Moris, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles H Morris in household of Ferdinand M Morris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • C H Morris in household of Caleb Morris, "United States Census, 1870"

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