Sally Morris

Brief Life History of Sally

When Sally Morris was born in 1763, in Illinois, United States, her father, Isaac Morris Sr., was 22 and her mother, Rebecca M. Hathaway, was 16.

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Isaac Morris Sr.
1741–1828
Rebecca M. Hathaway
1747–1830
Hannah Morris
1760–
Robert Morris
1777–
Polly Morris
1780–
Hezekiah Morris
–1796
Rebecca Morris
1763–1779
Polly Morris
1763–1785
Isaac Morris
1763–
Sally Morris
1763–
Jacob Morris
1769–1825
Morris
1772–1772
Benjamin Franklin Morris
1774–1861
Jacob Morris
1774–1879
Sen Thomas Jefferson Morris
1776–1844
John Morris
1776–1840
Samuel Morris
1777–
Robert Morris
1779–1849
Sarah Sally Morris
1787–1860
Sarah Morris
1788–1870

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    World Events (3)

    1776

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776 · The Declaration to the King

    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

    1818

    Illinois is the 21st state.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from 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.

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa (see Morrissey ).

    Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).

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

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