Morris Mathias Creer

26 March 1877–14 February 1946 (Age 68)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Morris Mathias

When Morris Mathias Creer was born on 26 March 1877, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Mormon Mathias Creer, was 33 and his mother, Mariah Wyatt Cable, was 37. He married Vannie Dalia Wilson on 7 December 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 14 February 1946, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68.

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Morris Mathias Creer
Vannie Dalia Wilson
Marriage: 7 December 1914

Spouse and Children

7 December 1914
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Crear .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matthias M Creer in household of Matthias N Creer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Morris Creer in household of Elizabeth Churchhill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Morris Creer, "United States Census, 1930"

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