James Morris

25 June 1813–16 November 1871 (Age 58)
Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James

When James Morris was born on 25 June 1813, in Bolton le Moors St Peter, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Morris, was 28 and his mother, Jane Taylor, was 30. He married Mary Butterworth on 3 December 1832, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died on 16 November 1871, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

James Morris
1813–1871
Mary Butterworth
1813–1854
Marriage: 3 December 1832
Charles Morris
1833–1902
William Morris
1836–1891
Robert Morris
1839–1916
Mary Morris
1841–1906
Thomas Morris
1846–1846
Parley Morris
1847–1895
Florence Morris
1854–1860
Infant Morris
1854–1860

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1832Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1815
    Age 2
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 12
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    1830
    Age 17
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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(see Morrissey ).Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).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

    Morriss
    Mauricio
    Morrison
    Morici
    Moritz
    Moris
    Merrick
    Morrice
    Morehouse
    Moore
    Mauritz
    Morse
    Maurice
    McMorris
    Morrisroe
    Morrish
    Maurizio

    Sources (20)

    • James Morris, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Janse Morris in entry for Mary Payne, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • James Morris, "United States Census, 1860"

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