Joseph Morrison

about 1847–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Morrison was born about 1847, in Ohio, United States as the son of Robert Morrison.

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Family Time Line

Robert Morrison
1811–1882
Mary Jane Morrison
1838–
John Morrison
1843–
Joseph Morrison
1847–
Margaret Rebecca Morrison
1852–1894
William Morrison
1856–
Archabald Morrison
1841–1863
George Morrison
1849–1922
David Allen Morrison
1854–1892

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World Events (3)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 13

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.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Joseph Morrison in household of Robert Morrison, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Morison in household of Robert Morison, "United States Census, 1860"

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