Ann Elizabeth Morris

13 June 1816–30 November 1897 (Age 81)
Pontyates, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann Elizabeth

When Ann Elizabeth Morris was born on 13 June 1816, in Pontyates, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Morris, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Jones, was 36. She married William Butler on 20 September 1841, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 30 November 1897, in Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Escalante Cemetery, Escalante, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Butler
1821–1849
Ann Elizabeth Morris
1816–1897
Marriage: 20 September 1841
Elizabeth Ann Butler
1842–1920
Thomas Butler
1843–1844
John Thomas Butler
1844–1856
Jane Butler
1846–1855
William Richard Butler
1848–1903

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 September 1841Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1823
    Age 7
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
    Age 23
    The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

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    Mauricio
    Morrison
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    McMorris
    Morrisroe
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    Maurizio

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    CHARLES HENRY GATES

    CHARLES HENRY GATES, son of Hiram Gates, and Sarah Maria Sayles was born 12 March 1828 in London District, Upper Canada. Henry was the second child and first son born to this union. Hiram Gates, …

    Sources (20)

    • Ann Rice in household of Ira Rice, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ann Morris in entry for Elizabeth Butler Gates Campbell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Ann Butler, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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