Morris Metcalf

Male30 August 1873–16 July 1929

Brief Life History of Morris

When Morris Metcalf was born on 30 August 1873, in Marion, Iowa, United States, his father, John Henry Metcalf, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Ellen Henry, was 23. He married Jessie A. Reynolds on 1 April 1897, in Pleasantville, Marion, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Swan, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1885 and Union Township, Warren, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 16 July 1929, in Potlatch, Latah, Idaho, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Palouse, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morris Metcalf
Jessie A. Reynolds
Marriage: 1 April 1897
Siolan Metcalf
Lee Olen Metcalf
Lloyd Wesley Metcalf

Sources (25)

  • Marris Metcalf in household of John Metcalf, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Morris Metcalf, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Morris Metcalf, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1897Pleasantville, Marion, Iowa, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1879: Marion, Iowa, United States

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State

    Age 16

    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): apparently a nickname from Middle English mete ‘meat, food’ + calf ‘calf’, i.e. ‘calf to be fattened up for eating’.

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

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