Miriam Morris

3 June 1860–
Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Miriam

When Miriam Morris was christened on 3 June 1860, in Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Morris, was 26 and her mother, Mary Horner, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Morris
1834–1923
Mary Horner
1838–1871
Hannah Elizabeth Morris
1857–
William Horner Morris
1858–
Miriam Morris
1860–
Mary Hannah Morris
1862–1862
Edward Morris
1864–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1834–1923Male

    Mary Horner

    Female1838–1871Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (3)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Miriam Morris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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